Tsinghua University, Schwarzman College

Position ID:Tsinghua University-Schwarzman College-POSTDOC [#26948]
Position Title: Schwarzman College Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Beijing, Beijing, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Political Science / politics of China or Latin America
International Relations / International Relations
Appl Deadline:2024/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2024/01/02, listed until 2024/04/15)
Position Description:    

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The Schwarzman Scholars Program is recruiting Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows (PTF) for the 2024-2025 academic year, to be based at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University, Beijing China.


Schwarzman Scholars is a one year fully-funded master’s program in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. As the first scholarship of its kind created to respond to the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century, Schwarzman Scholars aspires to build a global network of young leaders that are prepared to confront the pressing challenges facing the world.  The program brings together Chinese and global future leaders, faculty, and donors from nearly 100 countries.


Each year, around 150 candidates are chosen for this highly selective program. Scholars are selected based on their leadership qualities and the potential to understand and bridge cultural and political differences. They live in Beijing for a year of intensive study, honing leadership skills through a curriculum designed and taught by leading academics and practitioners from leading international institutions.


Learn more at www.schwarzmanscholars.org



Schwarzman College PTFs work as part of the Academics team and play a vital role in helping the Schwarzman Scholars program in fulfilling its mission by ensuring academic success of courses and students. PTFs will fulfill the following three main academic roles: teaching support, academic support, and student advising.


The main responsibility for the PTFs will be to support teaching in large (60+ students) core courses at Schwarzman College, working closely with core course professors to assist in leading discussion and tutorial sessions for large lecture courses in two of the core areas of the curriculum: Global Affairs and China.

Additional Responsibilities would include serving as:

·        All around in-house tutor and mentor to the Scholars, providing academic counseling, Capstone advice and support as needed; Capstone workshops, and interim Capstone report review.

·        Ad-hoc advising and support to Schwarzman College Career Services team for Scholars interested in pursuing doctoral studies after their Schwarzman Scholars year;

·        Support teaching in additional core courses, as arranged with SC faculty. All PTFs will be expected to support two modules of the China core course and up to three modules of the Global Affairs core course, arranged once enrollment numbers are known; and

·        Writing tutor as an affiliate of the Schwarzman College Writing Center and provide assistance to Scholars with academic writing (as needed).


Individuals with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:

1.     Doctoral degree required. Degree must be awarded no later than June 2024 in public policy, political science, economics, international relations, history, or other relevant fields with a focus on China;

2.     Fluency in English (for purposes of teaching, research and communications);

3.     International experience and knowledge and experience working in or on China. Educational background in the United States and/or Europe is preferred.

Chinese passport holders are encouraged to apply. 


To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and summary of teaching experience, including teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference to facultyjobs@schwarzmanscholars.org (subject line: SC Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow).  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until March 31, 2024. Preference will be given to applications submitted by February 15, 2024.  

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Contact: Sheila Crowell
Email: email address
Postal Mail:
641 Lexington, 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Web Page: www.schwarzmanscholars.org