Teaching Assistants in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Hub

The TA positions are open for all qualified interested graduate students (Masters and PhD students) on campus of XJTLU or other graduates in Suzhou or Taicang.

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Hub

Applications are invited for teaching assistant (TA) positions in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Hub at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). The TA positions are open for all qualified interested graduate students (Masters and PhD students) on campus of XJTLU or other graduates in Suzhou. All applications will be considered by the recruiting panel which consists of two or more academic staffs in the Department.


XJTLU Master’s students, XJTLU PhD students, and postgraduate (Master’s and PhD) students from other universities

  • Laboratory demonstration and support for practical work in the classroom
  • Attendance on and support with field courses
  • Group tutoring
  • Scheduled office hours for one-to-one tutoring
  • Invigilation of formal examinations and/or class tests
  • Marking of formative assignments with appropriate training
  • Other appropriate activities as determined by academic units

At the discretion of relevant academic units, XJTLU PhD students may be permitted to undertake the following additional responsibilities with appropriate training and guidance:

  • Delivery of occasional formal lectures and/or seminars within their area of expertise after having received appropriate training and initial supervision from their supervisor or the respective Module Leader. Such training might be provided by individual academic units, or the Education Development Unit (EDU). Relevant health and safety issues should be covered in this training.
  • Assistance in marking of summative assessments with appropriate training and under the supervision of the module leader, subject to prior approval from the Head of the academic unit delivering the module. However, they must never act as the sole examiner on any summative assessment. All assessment tasks marked by XJTLU PhD students must be moderated, and they are not permitted to act as moderators.

Modules Include

ENT103TC Creative Innovator’s Toolkit

  • Credits:5
  • Number of TAs needed:6

ENT203TC Leadership and Communication

  • Credits:5
  • Number of TAs needed:4

ENT302TC Cutting-edge Practice in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Credits:5
  • Number of TAs needed:4

ENT403TC Strategic Management

  • Credits:5
  • Number of TAs needed:1

ENT405TC Workplacement

  • Credits:20
  • Number of TAs needed:2

ENT409TC Business Startup

  • Credits:40
  • Number of TAs needed:2

ENT412TC Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Credits:5
  • Number of TAs needed:2

Skills and Knowledge

Excellent academic and practical experience background within the business domain. Able to multitask while helping with lesson preparation, including collecting materials and setting up equipment. Collaborating with the module leader to identify students’ issues and recommend solutions. Supervising students in class, between classes and during recreation periods. Knowledge of international business, leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, digital technology, business ethics and corporate culture is a plus.

  • Proficient spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentations skills, and skillful in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Be adaptable and open to change
  • Previous TA working experience preferred


The pay rate for Academic Year 2024-25

  • XJTLU PhD students: RMB 60/hour (before tax)
  • XJTLU Master’s students: RMB 50/hour (before tax)
  • PhD and Master’s students from other universities: RMB 50/hour (before tax)


How to apply

For XJTLU students, please apply for TA positions through the Teaching Assistant Management System(TAMS) https://ta.xjtlu.edu.cn directly. For other applicants, please submit the application to baoning.sun@xjtlu.edu.cn by 5pm, 1st Sept. 2024. Applicants are required to provide their CVs and academic transcripts of previous studies. The interview will be arranged later with decisions made within 2 weeks after the interview.