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About CFAU

China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) prepares China’s most promising young minds for careers in China's diplomacy and foreign services. Directly affiliated with China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, CFAU offers a unique educational experience that prides itself on intellectual integrity and academic excellence. CFAU was founded in September 1955 at the suggestion of the late Premier Zhou Enlai.


Teaching Posts

Posting title: Foreign Lecturer

Language: English, French, Japanese, Spanish

Request number: English 5-7; French 2, Japanese 2, Spanish 1

Working hours per week: 14 Class Hours

Start date of each year: August or September

End date of each year: Mid July

Courses: Oral English, Oral Japanese, Oral French, Oral Spanish, Topical Discussion, Academic Writing, Specialized Courses on International Relations, International Laws, International Economics and Literature etc.



Applicants should have (i) at least two years of working experience in teaching; (ii) at least a bachelor’s degree in International Relations, International Laws, International Economics or Literature; (iii) aged 25-60; (iv) other requirements suggested by the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs; (iiv) Preference will be given to those native speakers with an equivalent TEFL/TSEOL certificate or with higher academic qualifications and recent experience in university teaching.

Appointment will be made on contract basis for up to one year commencing around late August every year.


Particular requests

Applicants should have strong communication and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently and as a team with colleagues to enhance the existing strength in language teaching and academic research; capacity to work under pressure and multi-tasking; and flexibility with the university schedule

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.



Salary: Negotiate (commensurate with qualifications and experience)

Accommodation: An apartment with home appliances on campus near to the 2nd ring road of Beijing

Airfare Subsidy: Provided (conditional)


Applicants should send a full up-to-date C.V., and copies of qualification documents, together with two recommendation letters to the Foreign Affairs Office by email at cfaufao@163.com or by fax to (86) 10-68348664.