Bryant Zhuhai invites applications for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Economics. This is a 3-year appointment beginning September 1, 2018. The academic year in Zhuhai runs from early September to July and includes a winter break during Spring Festival (Chinese New Year).
Bryant Zhuhai is a 4-year English immersion, academic program developed in partnership between Bryant University in Smithfield, RI and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai (BITZH). In addition to the traditional 4-year academic program, Bryant Zhuhai also supports a 2+2 academic model for students interested in finishing their education at Bryant University or other US institutions of higher learning.
Bryant Zhuhai is located in the city of Zhuhai in Guangdong Province in southern China. Guangdong Province is a very important area for China’s economy, providing 10 percent of China’s total GDP and the location for many of China’s innovative manufacturing operations. A 32-mile-long bridge connecting Hong Kong to Zhuhai and Macau will be completed within the next year and will increase the movement of people and commerce between Hong Kong and mainland China.
This position includes teaching introductory and/or upper-level undergraduate courses in economics, engaging in relevant research, and contributing to student growth and development through active involvement in student related activities and other institutional service.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. from an English language higher education institution. Applicants who are ABD will be considered. Individuals with a degree in economics or related fields, particularly those with an international focus, are of strong interest. Practitioner experience and/or teaching experience highly desirable. Ability to support Chinese students who are advanced English language learners is a plus.