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University or Organization: Shanghai Jiaotong University

Department: School of International Education

Job Location: Shanghai, China

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Positions: Lecturer; Special Research Fellow; Accredited Professor


Specialty Areas: Theoretical Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Language Pedagogy; Neurolinguistics; Phonetics; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Chinese Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese


 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was founded in 1896 and is one of the world-renowned reputation universities inChina. The School of International Education (SIE) at SJTU was founded in May 2000, and has specialized in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and some interdisciplinary research profiles involving linguistics. The school has an undergraduate program in ‘Chinese Language’, and masters programs in ‘linguistics and applied linguistics’ and ‘teaching Chinese as a second language’.


General requirements:

The School of International Education seeks applications for three full-time academic positions at the ranks of Lecturer, Special Research Fellow or Professor. Responsibilities of the appointees will include teaching, research, thesis supervision, and student advising.

Applications for the positions mentioned above are open to scholars with a Ph.D. in Theoretical Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Language Pedagogy, Neurolinguistics, Phonetics, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Chinese Linguistics or linguistics related areas.


Applicants applying for the accredited professor level must:

1.      Have a doctoral degree in linguistics or other related studies from a well-known, top university;

2.      Have served the post of high-level associate professors and higher positions, or other equivalent positions;

3.      Be capable of teaching core courses;

4.      Be of great learning and scholastic accomplishments with established achievements universally acknowledged in Linguistics and other related fields.

Applicants applying for the special research fellow position should:

1.      Have a doctoral degree in Linguistics and other related studies from a well known, top university;

2.      Have at least 3 years of overseas working experience;

3.      Be capable of teaching core courses;

4.      Be younger than 40 years old.

Applicants applying for the lecturer position should:

1.      Be younger than 35 years old

2.      Have a Ph.D degree from a well-known top university

3.      Have at least one year of overseas work experience in related fieldsIncludes post-doctoral research experience

4.      Graduate with a major in Linguistics and other related studies, and has conducted significant high-quality research



Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, three publications, 

and contact information for two references as a single PDF file to

Please mention which position you apply for in the email’s title.

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