English Faculty Positions Available

Jilin University, Changchun, P.R. China

The School of Foreign Language Education (SOFLE) at Jilin University (JLU) is accepting applications from oversea master’s or doctorate degree holders in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or Literature for faculty positions, starting in fall 2016.


Positions Available:

  • 4 Tenured or tenure-track positions for the applicants (PhD degree required) who are Chinese citizens; and

  • 6-7 Contract teacher positions (MA degree required) or tenure track positions (PhD degree required) for those who are not Chinese citizens.

Job Description

  • Candidates should show a commitment to

  • Teaching English to undergraduate and graduate students of Jilin University;

  • Offering graduate level courses in an MA applied linguistics program; and

  • Conducting research, particularly in applied linguistics, second language acquisition or English education and other related areas.


  • Earned a master’s or doctorate degree is required in Applied Linguistics, Educational Linguistic, TESOL, ESL, Translation, Cross-cultural Communication, American/British Literature or equivalent from an accredited program;

  • Evidence appropriate to rank of publication in relevant journals is required; and

  • Evidence of excellent teaching experience is preferred;


Applicants should submit the following materials :

        Cover letter

        Curriculum Vitae

        Teaching statement, including descriptions of at least three courses the candidate might wish to teach (no syllabi required)

        Research statement

        Names and contact information of three referees


Dependent upon qualifications

Contact Details:

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to (electronic applications preferred):

Mr. ZHOU Xiaoyu & Dr. PAN Haiying

Associate Dean

School of Foreign Language Education

Jilin University

No. 2699 Qianjin Street, Changchun, Jilin, P.R.China;

Tel: 86-431-85168717

The University and the School:

Jilin University, located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province, is well-known as one of leading national research-oriented universities in China, among the top 10 according to the University-Ranking from China Education Center Ltd.

The School of Foreign Language Education at JLU offers foreign language courses to all the students enrolled in different academic programs including undergraduate and graduate students. SOFLE has two MA programs. One is MA in Applied Linguistics, and the other is MA in Translation and Interpretation (MTI). The School intends to fulfill JLU’s mission of building a first-class, research-oriented university by enhancing the foreign language proficiency of all the students at JLU.