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We are looking for educators with expertise in teaching Rehabilitation and Exercise Therapy to join our newly established CDUTCM-Keele Joint Health and Medical Sciences Institute in Chengdu. The joint institute welcomed its first intake of students in September 2023, with subject-level teaching commencing in September 2024 as the first cohort of students progresses to the next academic level.

The programme is managed by a team with many years of experience managing the delivery of Sino-British collaborative university programmes in China. In addition, Keele University subject experts and Programme Directors are supporting the implementation of the BSc in Rehabilitation and Exercise Therapy. If you are a motivated educator looking for a new challenge, then please contact us.

Details of Position

We are looking for a full-time Lecturer to teach on our BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation and Exercise Therapy programme. This is a full-time teaching position, which means a maximum of 20... teaching periods a week (Monday to Friday). Each teaching period is 45 minutes of class time. In addition to teaching hours, each teacher has weekly office hours when students can come and ask questions. We have two 12-week semesters per year, followed by an assessment period and several weeks of marking. We pride ourselves on having a high level of staff retention and we are committed to staff development.

• Master’s degree in a relevant subject area, or equivalent subject expertise.
• Several years of relevant teaching experience.
• Ability to plan and deliver engaging, student-centred lessons in English.
• Ability to contextualise learning for a Chinese context.
• It is desirable for candidates to have experience of teaching in a UK/International Higher Education Institution.
• It is desirable for candidates to have a dedicated teaching qualification, such as a CELTA or equivalent.
• Non-native English-speaking candidates would normally have an IELTS 7.5 or equivalent.

Salary and Benefits

The starting salary for a Lecturer is 20,710* RMB per month, and for a Senior Lecturer this is 23,150* RMB per month, *including the 2,500 RMB a month housing allowance paid to international staff. In addition to this, flight allowance and visas are provided for international staff.

We offer all full-time staff the opportunity to study for a fully funded Postgraduate Certificate in International Education (PGCIE), as well as a full MA in Education. All staff hold individually negotiated development plans, regular peer observations are done throughout the semesters and various continual professional development sessions are organised in-house or with external speakers throughout the year.


Chengdu is considered one of the most liveable cities in China, with spectacular and varied cuisine, vibrant nightlife and a wealth of cultural heritage, and is served by an extensive, clean and efficient metro system. The campus is situated in Wenjiang’s university district on the outskirts of the Chengdu.

How to apply

Please email your CV and a Cover Letter, together with a 2-min self-introduction video to [email protected]

Candidates are encouraged to submit applications at their earliest convenience as applications will be processed in order of date received


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