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English for Academic Purposes Tutor

InstitutionUniversity of Dundee
Job TypeFull time, one-year fixed-term contract
LocationChangsha, China and Dundee, Scotland

Job Details

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Tutor in English for Academic Purposes within our English for International Students unit, to support staff in the delivery of English Language teaching programmes as part of the Dundee International Institute, based in Changsha, China. The successful postholder will spend two semesters working in China and be based in Dundee for the remainder of the year.

Working as part of a team teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines, the post holder will teach general language points in addition to specifically academic applications of the language. Staff may be required to provide pastoral support to students requiring it, uphold the university’s policy on data security and undertake other additional duties from time to time as necessary. Please see Job Description for further details.

Candidates should apply if they are interested in joining a dynamic and fast-paced team working to deliver an outstanding student experience.

Please note that for at least half the year, the successful applicants will be working in China.

Your priorities will include:
To work as part of a team teaching undergraduate and postgraduate international students from a variety of backgrounds embarking on degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines.
To follow a discourse-based approach in helping students develop academic language and skills through the understanding and creation of written and spoken texts.
To prepare lessons, maintain teaching records, assess students’ work, invigilate exams, provide feedback to students, and participate in cultural and educational events, induction events and in assessment and team meetings.
To actively participate in CPD activities throughout the year to maintain and develop awareness of advances in the field of EAP.
To provide pastoral support to students.
Who we’re looking for:
Postgraduate Degree with relevant professional qualifications e.g. DELTA or equivalent
Recent experience in an English for Academic Purposes teaching role, in a higher educational institution, with evidence of meeting and exceeding objectives and targets.
Experience of team teaching to specific objectives.
Evidence of ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, utilising high levels of cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.

Willingness to travel to deliver UoD programmes at partner institutions.

Job Salary & Benefits

Grade 7 (£33,309 – £40,927)

Further Information

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others.

For further information about this position please contact Peter Bannister at . To find out more about Group/Unit/Team/School please visit

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

To apply for this role, please complete your application here:,3412349861&key=149962391&c=54562398545823&pagestamp=sejazoxnwxcvblrlym

Please note that applications/ CVs submitted by email will not be included in the following stages of recruitment.

Due to Chinese visa requirements, applicants must meet the following age requirements: 18-55 (females) and 18-60 (males).  Female applicants who are over 55 years old and male applicants who are 60 years or over are not eligible for the Chinese work visa in accordance with in-country regulations at present.

Closing Date16/05/2022
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