AEMG is currently hiring for the position of Associate Tutor. Successful candidates will be based at one of AEMG’s partner universities in China according to mutual agreement, discipline/major and on the needs of the universities (view AEMG map of branch locations on the home page).
The role of the Associate Tutor involves teaching academic skills to undergraduate students in China. Academic skills include writing essays and research reports; referencing; avoiding plagiarism; critical thinking etc. The Associate Tutor is placed with local teachers to plan and facilitate provided curriculum, class management and assessment as a co-teacher. The Associate Tutor will utilise their discipline of expertise in the discourse when teaching academic skills to the Chinese students so that they become familiar with relevant terms in English. The Associate Tutor may also be invited to utilize their discipline of expertise to deliver guest lectures.
The The Academic Skills (ASP) is designed in part to afford a stronger collaboration between AEMG, its partner university and most importantly, our collective students. The ASP program endeavours to:
1) Provide an enriched student experience (normally to CAPs undergraduate students studying in China in English) through:
- Learning and academic skills development opportunities in English by English-speaking PhD candidates.
- In situ discipline discourse and prose practice in academic skills facilitated in English, and
- Familiarization and beginning immersion within discipline specific research cultures and paradigms.
2) Provide an international exchange through global opportunities that
- Connect PhD candidates with overseas host universities academic teachers and researchers
- Promote a global view to educational and academic skills development, and
- Build real opportunities for international research collaboration and outputs.
Proficient English speaker with an adaptable personality, open to new approaches and ideas.
Demonstrated ability to understand and facilitate class activities in supporting students in the development of academic culture and skills.
Familiar with online technology, PCs, PowerPoint, learning management system and courseware, teaching resources for educational purposes.
7 to 15 weeks commitment, commencing in October or March.
Current PhD candidate in any discipline.
Experience with international non-native English speaking students
Interest in Chinese culture, languages, people and learning
AEMG will be responsible for arranging and paying for:
Return airfares Australia to China
Travel Insurance during the term of the contract
Fees associated with the Contractor’s China visa
Domestic transfers from Chinese airport to the Contractor’s on campus accommodation
For more information:
View the Position Description – Link to PD (PD to be finalised)