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Technical English Instructor (FA-2018006)


Guangdong Technion-Israel Institue of Technology

Job Post - Technical English Instructor


Position: Senior Teaching Fellow / Teaching Fellow

Start Date: August 2018

Position Type: Full Time

Position Number: FA-2018006


General Background

GTIIT is a new international university established by the Technion in Shantou, Guangdong, China. It is modelled after the Technion, with all instruction conducted in English. Currently, GTIIT has 3 engineering programs:

· Chemical/Environmental Engineering

· Biotechnology and Food Engineering

· Materials Engineering.


Job Description

GTIIT is looking for a full-time teaching fellow to instruct the following English courses:

1) Scientific English, Summer Pre-Academic Program (75 hours, August 13-September 20)

2) Technical English (3 credits, 4 hours/week, Fall Semester)

3) Technical English Communication (3 credits, 4 hours/week, Fall and Spring Semesters)

Semesters at GTIIT are generally 13 weeks long. Fall Semester runs from Oct. 8-Jan. 8; Spring Semester runs from Feb. 25-June 5. Each semester is followed by an exam period.


A full-time position at GTIIT involves 20 credits of instruction over the academic year distributed over the semesters, and may include several groups of the above courses. Teaching is based on materials produced/used by the Humanities and Arts Department of the Technion. Classes are limited to 30 students each, in spirit with current Technion practice.


Duties and Responsibilities

· Teach several groups of the above courses;

· Prepare supplementary materials and exams;

· Conduct class discussions on technical texts;

· Enhance students' reading, writing, and communication skills. 


Position Requirements

· Education: Graduate degree (preferably PhD) or a Teaching Certificate in English/Linguistics/ESL

· Adequate knowledge of Chemistry, Biology or a related scientific/technical field (preferably a degree in one of these fields)  

· Native English speaker

· Experience: Several years of teaching in a college/university setting.



Competitive salary plus on-campus housing, with relocation expenses and yearly trips back home for overseas recruits.


Application Information

Please send your CV in English to, indicating the position you are applying for. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.



Tel: 86-0754-88077088、88077060

Address: 241 Daxue Road, Jinping District, Shantou, Guangdong Province, China

Postal Code:515063