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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Shanghai (CN)
  • Employment Type: Full Time
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  • Gender: Any
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  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Oct 7, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Duke Kunshan University (DKU) invites applications for faculty positions (rank open) in its Language and Culture Center. In fall 2018,DKU will launch an innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts undergraduate program leading to both Duke and DKU degrees. In this new program, Language and Culture Center faculty will teach content-based courses on language and culture issues through which EFL students will build academic English skills - especially writingand critical thinking skills. Positions start in July 2018or possibly earlier.

    All candidates must have a graduate degree, MA or PhD, in a relevant field such as language teaching, academic writing, or language/culture and society. Candidates should have foreign language teaching experience, strong written and spoken English skills, and personal experience with and commitment to foreign language learning. Preference will be given to candidates who have studied one or more of the following fields: 
  • Language learning (especially motivation, language learning strategies, learner autonomy).
  • Culture and intercultural communication.
  • Language and society, especially as related to societies in which Chinese and/or English are widely used.
  • A record of academic publication and/or conference presentation, while not essential, is an asset. 

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Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching/research statement, and arrange for three letters of reference. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online . The search committee also invites and encourages letters of nomination for potential candidates. Nominations and questions about the positions may be sent to using “Language and Culture Search” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017; applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. 

About the Company

Company Name: Duke Kunshan University

Company Profile: Duke Kunshan University is a partnership of Duke University and Wuhan University to create a world-class university offering a range of academic programs and conferences for students from China and throughout the world. Duke Kunshan is located in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, China. Duke Kunshan welcomed its first students in August 2014 and initially offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as semester-long programs for undergraduate students enrolled at Duke and other universities.

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