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  • Locations: Guangzhou, China
  • Program Terms: Year
  • Restrictions: Miami University applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Miami University and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) have been institutional partners for many years. For nearly a decade, SYSU has offered a number of paid English teaching positions to Miami University graduates. These positions are located at the SYSU Zhuhai campus in Guangdong Province, China, with the School of International Studies.  Past successful applicants have had a strong record of academic achievement, demonstrated interest in international travel and in China, the ability to adapt to new environments, strong leadership skills, and teaching and/or tutoring experience. 

For the 2017-20187 academic year, SYSU will be offering 4-5 teaching positions. Preference is for students graduating by May 2017 with MA degrees (any field) or BA degrees in Education. 

To apply, complete the online application (click “Apply Now” above and follow the instructions) and complete the following by Wednesday, March 1, 2017:
  • Complete the Application Questionnaire, including a 750 statement explaining your interest in teaching English and living in China, your relevant qualifications, and how this experience relates to your academic or professional goals;
  • Upload a Resume/CV (please include your full passport name, passport number, gender, home address, phone number, place of birth, e-mail address and Skype ID on your resume);
  • Upload a scan of your Miami University transcript  
  • Upload a photocopy of the photo page of your U.S. passport
  • Provide a reference letter from someone familiar with your experience teaching/tutoring, performance as a student, or interest in China. The reference writer can send the letter in hard copy (mail to Karla Guinigundo in 209 MacMillan Hall) or email to
Preliminary interviews on Miami University’s campus will be held the week of March 6. Finalists will interview with SYSU by Skype later in March. Questions regarding the SYSU English teaching positions can be directed to Karla Guinigundo at or 513-529-5622. 



This program is currently not accepting applications.