Ongoing recruitment for full-time Instructors of English (Composition and Global Business English) on annual international assignment for Fort Hays State University (FHSU) stationed at Sias International University (http://en.sias.edu.cn/) in Henan Province, China, with opportunity for annual renewal.
Each faculty position in China is an annual assignment as a non-tenure-track instructor, subject to annual review, with the possibility of continuation. Continuation provides $1,000 added to base salary every year as part of an annual retention plan, up to seven years.
Master’s degree in English, TEFL, Linguistics, Applied Linguistics or a related field; MFA in Writing, from a regionally accredited university.
Must be able to provide proof of a minimum of 24 months full-time teaching experience.
Successful candidates must be eligible to legally work in the United States and also be able to apply for and receive a Z visa, residence permit, and work permit in China. Candidates must meet employment regulations to work legally in China with a Chinese work visa, which has age restrictions (currently, no work visas are being issued to foreigners over the age of 60) and various health and education authentication requirements. FHSU will outline these processes, as well as assist in acquiring and paying for these documents.
PhD in English, TESOL, TEFL, Linguistics, or Applied Linguistics or a related field from a regionally-accredited university, CELTA (or equivalent certification)
One to three years’ experience in teaching college composition and/or ESL/EFL writing is preferred.
Familiarity with teaching ESL/EFL students, international students, especially Chinese students; prior experience working abroad; strong teaching, communication, and cross-cultural skills.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits Provided by Fort Hays State University:
• Transportation to China to begin the semester.
• A $2000 stipend for return travel on the faculty member’s own schedule at the end of the academic year.
• Health, retirement, and associated benefits package.
• A $200 one-time payment for costs associated with obtaining work permits.
Competitive benefit package
• Continuing faculty receive $1,000 added to this base salary as part of an annual retention plan, up to seven years
Internal Number: R-01987
About Fort Hays State University
FHSU is a state comprehensive regional university responsible for service to the western two-thirds of the State of Kansas. Its offerings also include a substantial domestic distance learning program and international programs. It has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students with approximately 5,000 students on campus. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of majors, including professional programs like teaching, business, and nursing.