Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textiles and Clothing

April 4, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


Soochow University – College of Textile and Clothing Engineering

Location: Suzhou, China
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract
Application Deadline: 1 August 2022

About Suzhou

Suzhou, only 30 minutes away from Shanghai by train, is a major tourist city in China that features classic gardens and elegant natural scenery. Suzhou is also an ancient city that has the history of 2500 years with the unique characteristics of the past. The city is renowned for its beautiful bridges, pagodas, meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction. Suzhou is one of the most developed cities in China and has convenient domestic infrastructures. Please visit the website at for more information about the city.

About Soochow University

Soochow University is a key comprehensive university of China located in the historical and picturesque city of Suzhou. It was founded in 1900 by American Missionaries and is one of the earliest universities in China. It offers programs at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has full-time academic staff strength of over 5,000 and about 27,000 undergraduate students. In 2020, it ranks 39th globally and 11th domestically in the Nature Index. It ranks the 18th domestically in the 2020 THE University Ranking. Please visit the official website of the university at (English version) or (Chinese version).

About College of Textile and Clothing Engineering

College of Textile and Clothing Engineering is a constituent unit of Soochow University. The textile discipline of the college has a long history from 1903 and ranks top 3 all over China. The college is the pioneer of tertiary education in textiles and clothing in Jiangsu Province and the leading centre for education and research in the textile and clothing field in the region. There are 111 faculty and staff, over 1200 undergraduate students and about 400 graduate students in the college. So far, the college has built wide international cooperation with UK, USA, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Italy, France etc. For further information, (Please visit the official website of the college at, and the introduction video at )

The Textile Engineering Program is a key major in the college. In recent years, an international textile engineering education program collaborated with University of Manchester and authorized by the Ministry of Education has been launched since 2011 to improve the competency of Textile Engineering students in global background, which will be largely based upon faculty diversity. Now, oversea colleagues with textile engineering related background are warmly welcome to join College of Textile and Clothing Engineering.

Job Description

Position: Associate Professor / Lecturer in Textiles and Clothing
Duty: Teach at undergraduate level
Working language: English
Working day: Monday to Friday
Class hour: 6-8 hours per week (depends on the teaching plan)
Salary: 10,000 to 15,000 RMB per month
Rental subsidy: 3000 RMB per month
Other benefits: Insurance, round trip flight ticket (economy class) once a year between China and the applicant’s homeland


  • Good health;
  • A master’s degree or doctoral degree in textile engineering, textile chemistry and fashion design and management;
  • Five years’ teaching experience with a master’s degree or two years’ teaching experience with a doctoral degree;
  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching.

To apply, please submit the following materials to:

  1. A cover letter which details how they satisfy the outlined requirements
  2. A full CV, the final degree diploma and a statement of teaching philosophy
  3. A scanned passport image copy
  4. A list of at least three professional references
  5. Other supporting materials for teaching and research

Contact person :

Ms. Feifei WU

Tel: +86-512-67165285
Fax: +86-512-67246786