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Teaching Fellow in Graphic Arts, Dalian

UG Studies - Dalian

Location:  Dalian, China
Salary:   £30,942 to £38,017 + (2,500 Market Supplement)
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 13 March 2020
Interview Date:   Friday 17 April 2020
Reference:  1243020FH

The University of Southampton, is world top 100 QS ranked and a member of the UK Russell Group. Its Winchester School of Art is one of the UK’s leading art and design schools, with a reputation for excellence and innovation. We have an international presence too. Since our collaboration with Dalian Polytechnic University began 8 years ago, we’ve inspired and developed some of China’s most talented fashion and graphic design students. 

Bring your talent for teaching and flair for graphic to our dynamic learning environment and you’ll enjoy creating your own opportunities. As a bold, progressive University, we’re keen to push the boundaries of what we’re teaching our students - and what we’re learning alongside them. We actively encourage and support our academic staff to pursue a variety of activities within their field of interest. So you’ll be able to keep growing your knowledge, bring fresh inspiration and share new ideas for shaping our curriculum.

Developing your own teaching materials, you’ll contribute to the development of new approaches and course proposals and take on some of the administrative elements of our BA Graphic Arts  programme. Coaching students through tutorials, practical sessions and seminars as well as lectures, your knowledge and enthusiasm will inspire them to achieve remarkable things - and we’ll support you to do the same.

You’ll be based in Dalian which, in the northeast of China, is one of the country’s most modern, eco-friendly cities. Just a one-hour flight from Beijing, Dalian has connections to several major international destinations and a vibrant multicultural community that includes western expats based at several universities and international companies across the city. 

To apply, you’ll need postgraduate or equivalent professional qualifications, and experience in Graphic Arts/Design. You’ll also need experience of teaching at undergraduate level, with an in-depth knowledge of graphic education and practice. You should be able to plan and deliver engaging and effective teaching activities, that contribute to wider curriculum development. And ideally - but not essentially - you’ll have already worked at international level.

This is for a permanent post, with a generous remuneration package, including UK pension, health insurance, CPD and annual air-flights.

Whilst in China you will be provided with free on-campus accommodation, travel insurance cover, a basic medical insurance cover, and two return flights home per academic year (following a Chinese academic year) during your employment. We will assist you in applying for your work visa   applications where applicable. 

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1243020FH on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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