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About the role

The University has embarked on an exciting series of programme initiatives with a range of College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Bachelor degree programmes in China (PRC).

The partnership between the University of Leicester and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) gained formal PRC Ministry of Education approval in March 2017 to establish the Leicester International Institute, Dalian University of Technology.

This Collaborative Education Institute, abbreviated name: the Dalian Leicester Institute (DLI), recruited its first cohort of students in September 2017 to two 4+0 degree programmes: BSc Chemistry and BEng (Mechanical).  BSc Mathematics was added in 2019. Eventually the total steady-state student population of the DLI will be approaching 1200.

The courses are taught in English by academic staff from the UK and PRC, integrating an intensive English Language course within the first year of each four-year degree for DLI enrolled students.  The Students will graduate with two degrees: one each from the University of Leicester and Dalian University of Technology.  Typically, the University of Leicester is responsible for providing all lecture and course material for the core curriculum, the English language modules and teaching 50% of the modules for each programme.

As an EAP tutor, you will be responsible for delivering the English language modules to first year students at the DLI. At the time of writing, these may be delivered online from the UK or face-to-face in China depending on FCO travel advice and the Covid-19 situation.

 

About you
You will hold a recognised TEFLI qualification, such as CELTA or the equivalent, with substantial experience EFL. You will also have experience of teaching on pre-sessional or in-sessional EAP courses in a university context.
 
We look forward to receiving your application.
Additional information

Our intention is to deliver the programme in China as planned but if that were not possible, we would be delivering the programme remotely as we have been this semester. In this circumstance you must be based in the UK, and would be given the option of staying within the University of Leicester accommodation.

 

For more detail, please refer to the job summary form.

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Louise Pullen on lap18@le.ac.uk or 0116 229 7608. To apply, please click the link at the bottom of this page.
 
Interviews will take place via Skype or face-to-face in Leicester at a mutually convenient date before end of June 2020. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by the University.
 
Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement.
 
In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here