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RIT Global

Position Description

Title:

Instructional Faculty - Business, International

Unit:

RIT Global

Location:

Weihai, China

General Summary:

Ongoing recruitment for full-time instructional faculty teaching English Literature and Communication courses at Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) campus in Weihai, China. RIT delivers accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees at partner universities throughout Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East, creating unique opportunities for faculty interested in international research and travel in culturally rich environments. 

Faculty positions are considered to be non-tenure-track instructors, subject to annual review with opportunity for continuation. 

Teaching opportunities include: 

  • In-Residence course delivery of English literature and Communication; February 25, 2019 – June 14, 2019;
  • In-Residence English literature and Communication course delivery in the 2019-2020 academic year. 


The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Saunders College of Business and the Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) School of Economics and Management began a strategic partnership in 2012. Celebrating its 120th year, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU), is one of the top research universities in China. RIT was BJTU’s first international partner committed to delivering joint degree programs at its new Weihai location since 2015. Over 300 students are enrolled in the RIT B.S. in Management Information Systems (MIS) program in Weihai. The language of instruction for all RIT coursework is English. The Weihai campus is located on the east end of the Shandong peninsula, 5.5 km from the Yellow Sea. For more information, please read the At-A-Glance section and visit http://wh.bjtu.edu.cn/.

The Weihai campus in the Weihai Nanhai New Area, recently constructed in 2007 as a key marine economic zone of Shandong Peninsula. Faculty will find a peaceful campus surrounded by wetlands, pine forests, hiking trails, and 12 km of golden sand beach. A short drive provides options to explore larger nearby cities such as Weihai City, Wendeng District, Rongcheng City, and Rushan City. 

The language of instruction is English.

Prospective faculty are required to have a minimum of a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. preferred) and demonstrate fluency in the English language. Cultural adaptability and the ability to work well within a multi-ethnic environment are valued attributes.

Interested prospects, please submit a CV and letter of interest, including teaching philosophy.  Please send requested material electronically to the following email: Lyndsey.McGrath@rit.edu. Materials will be considered on a rolling basis.  

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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