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Full-time Position in Health Education at Sias International University in China

Posted By: Fort Hays State University <[email protected]>
Date: Thursday, 7 September 2017, at 1:36 p.m.

The Department of Health and Human Performance at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas seeks a full-time position in Health Education beginning in the spring 2018 located in China.

The successful applicant will be willing to strive for teaching excellence, to experiment with new pedagogies, and to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines in support of the institution’s liberal arts mission. An earned masters’ academic degree in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Science, or similar health-related field is required. Ability to teach general health education courses, program planning and evaluation, health informatics, and public health ethics is preferred in addition to various undergraduate courses as needed. Additionally, the selected candidates must successfully pass a background check. Successful candidates must be eligible to apply for and receive a Z visa, residence permit, and work permit in China. FHSU will assist in acquiring and paying for these documents.

FHSU provides round-trip transportation (and additional reasonable expenses) for travel to and from China. All instruction is supported with the Blackboard learning management system. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to communicate and interact well with students from other cultures, FHSU faculty members, FHSU International Coordinators, FHSU administrators, and the administrators at our Chinese partner universities.

Benefits Provided by Fort Hays State University:

• Transportation to China to begin the academic year.

• A $2,200 stipend for return travel on the faculty member’s own schedule at the end of the academic year.

• Health, retirement, and associated benefits package.

• Administrative and cost assistance in attaining work permits.

Additional Benefits Provided by Sias International University:

• Free housing in the faculty apartment complex located on the Sias campus. Stipend for utilities. Baths include Western-style toilets. Spouses and children are permitted to live with FHSU faculty members stationed at Sias.

• Meals are provided in the faculty dining hall and include both Western and Chinese selections. Food service is available three meals a day, seven days a week during the academic semesters.

• Holidays as stipulated by laws of China, as well as most typical Western holidays.

• Gym, indoor pool, spa, and other similar fitness facilities available for a small membership fee.

• Sias-sponsored cultural and historic experiences in China.

• Exposure to a diverse international community of faculty, students, and visitors.

These benefits are subject to change by Sias, but have been in place for many years.

Courses will be delivered to FHSU students on-site at Sias International University in China. This position will require relocation to China. All instruction is conducted in English, so familiarity with the Chinese language is not required.

Sias International University is located in Xinzheng (near Zhengzhou) in the Henan Province. This university offers a residential campus environment to over 20,000 Chinese and international students while partnering with FHSU to offer degree programs to select colleges within the university.


1. Current vitae/resume including at least three professional references.
2. Cover letter specifying how candidate’s credentials match with position description.
3. Statement of teaching philosophy including range of coding and software language skills, capacity to teach complex computer science material, and approach to successfully teach in a foreign setting to non-native English-speaking students
4. Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Name: Dr. Jeffrey Burnett

Email: [email protected]

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