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Professional Teaching Fellow
University of Waikato

Date Posted Apr. 16, 2024
Title Professional Teaching Fellow
University University of Waikato
Hangzhou, Hangzhou, China
Department The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI)
Application Deadline May 6, 2024
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Digital Media
    Design - Industrial Art/Design
    Design - Graphic Design/Illustration

China based role

The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI)

  • Fantastic opportunity to teach design principles, typography, design history or design methods with the linkage to digital technologies
  • Apply your experience of working in an international organisation
  • A competitive benefits package is on offer for you and your family

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

We have an opportunity for a dedicated and motivated academic to contribute to teaching courses in the area of Design in the Bachelor of Design (Interface) and the Bachelor of Design (Media) degrees, taught at the Joint Institute by the Design Group, the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.

The Bachelor of Design degrees combine highly creative design and visual communication courses with computer programming courses. The degrees have been created through a unique partnership in consultation with the design industry to meet the increasing demand for experts in design who can fluently understand the digital world.

Current salary range for Professional Teaching Fellows will be in the range of CNY320,000 to CNY455,000 per year dependent on qualifications, skills and experience. For more information on the role please see the position description here.

Ko wai koe? - Who are you?

Successful candidates will hold a relevant Master's degree with PhD preferred, you will have demonstrated experience teaching to large and small groups of students and knowledge of the design discipline, with a desirable emphasis upon design principles, typography, design history or design methods and a demonstrated interest in their application to digital technologies. Experience working in an international organisation is essential. Knowledge of Chinese culture, experience of teaching across cultures and the ability to work with students for whom English is not their first language are all important requirements.

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

We are proud of our Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College which is designated as an Institute authorised to deliver NZ (University of Waikato) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited degrees. Currently the Institute offers undergraduate degrees in Media, Design and Finance. All teaching is conducted in English. Into its fifth year of operation, the Institute in Hangzhou has 16 staff and an enrolment of 1,000 students.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? - Why should you apply for this position?

A competitive benefits package is on offer for the appointee (and partner and dependent children where relevant) which includes either on campus accommodation or a contribution towards off campus rented accommodation, contributions towards relocation and international school and pre-school tuition fees, payment for work visa, medical insurance costs and one return economy airfare per annum to return to home country if border restrictions allow.

The appointment will be a foreign expert, and employment compliant with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment as a foreign expert with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.

Ko te Tangata - For the People

The University of Waikato prides itself on the quality of its engagement with the communities that it serves, the provision of a world-class education and the national and international impact of its research. Our policies are guided by the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and equal opportunity for all.

E herea ana te Whare Wānanga ki te kaupapa kia whakaratohia te mea angitū ōrite ki ngā tāngata katoa.

Applications close on Monday, May 6 2024.

Requisition number 1001584

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