Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Tutor Positions

Urban Design/Planning Studio

ROLES  Conduct tutorials and assist with marking for studios (undergraduate/postgraduate level)


WORKING PATTERN  Part-time position for
Semester 2 (13 weeks), February to June 2024

HONORARIUM 2,000 RMB per session (approximately one 4-hour session per week)

TRAVEL EXPENSES 100 RMB per session (Suzhou residents), 200 RMB (others)

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS  Master’s degree in urban design/planning/architecture, teaching experience in higher education, fluent in English.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS Mainland Chinese citizens preferred; expats and Chinese from HK, Taiwan, or Macao require valid working and resident permits.

APPLICATION  Please submit a single PDF application including the following:

  • a cover letter (email, telephone/WeChat),
  • a CV (country of citizenship),
  • teaching and/or project portfolio

to Ms. Jingjing Sheng, Design School Non-full Time Staff Coordinator, at

CLOSING DATE 18 December 2023

ABOUT YOU Your application will undergo thorough evaluation by our studio leaders, who select candidates for interviews and potentially for collaboration in teaching in the upcoming semester. Please ensure your application strongly reflects your practical and teaching expertise.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work in an urban planning or design studio and become part of globally competitive undergraduate and postgraduate programmes encompassing Chinese and international perspectives. Collaboration with a team of academics at UPD, who possess a range of professional and educational expertise, will fuel creative thinking and promote intellectual growth. Join us to unlock your full potential in the captivating realm of urban planning and design.

ABOUT US  Become part of the Department of Urban Planning and Design (UPD) at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, an esteemed and innovative programme. Originating in the distinguished Civic Design department at the University of Liverpool, the birthplace of the world’s oldest urban planning programme, which was established in 1908, UPD has evolved into a truly ‘glocal’ department that integrates global urban planning and design theories with the dynamic context of China’s rapidly urbanising China.

For queries, contact Dr Yiwen Wang, UPD Part-timer Coordinator at