Position: Instructional Faculty - Liberal Arts - English Literature, International Institution: Rochester Institute of Technology, Global Campuses Locations: Weihai, China
Position Description: Ongoing recruitment for full-time instructional faculty teaching English Literature and Communication courses at Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) campus in Weihai, China. RIT delivers accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees at partner universities throughout Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East, creating unique opportunities for faculty interested in international research and travel in culturally rich environments.
Faculty positions are considered to be non-tenure-track instructors, subject to annual review with opportunity for continuation.
Teaching opportunities include: - In-Residence course delivery of English literature and Communication; February 25, 2019 - June 14, 2019; - In-Residence English literature and Communication course delivery in the 2019-2020 academic year.
The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Saunders College of Business and the Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) School of Economics and Management began its strategic international partnership in 2012. Recently celebrating its 120th year, BJTU is one of the three original Jiaotong universities. In 2015 RIT was BJTU's first international partner committed to delivering joint degree programs at its new Weihai location, and one of many renowned international partners offering graduate degrees and exchange partnership programs at the Beijing campus. For more information, please visit: https://www.rit.edu/academicaffairs/global/global-campuses; or http://wh.bjtu.edu.cn/.
The Weihai campus in the Weihai Nanhai New Area, recently constructed in 2007 as a key marine economic zone of Shandong Peninsula. Faculty will find a peaceful campus surrounded by wetlands, pine forests, hiking trails, and 12 km of golden sand beach. A short drive provides options to explore larger nearby cities such as Weihai City, Wendeng District, Rongcheng City, and Rushan City.
The language of instruction is English. Prospective faculty are required to have a minimum of a Master's Degree (Ph.D. preferred) and demonstrate fluency in the English language. Cultural adaptability and the ability to work well within a multi- ethnic environment are valued attributes. Interested prospects, please submit a CV and letter of interest, including teaching philosophy. Please send requested material electronically to the following email: Lyndsey.McGrath@rit.edu. Materials will be considered on a rolling basis.
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.
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