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WELCOME TO ACADEMICS IN ASIA!

We’re here to help you on the exciting journey of teaching in China. This website introduces Sias University (referred to as Sias below) and its partner schools.

Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China, and employs over 120 foreign teachers, providing the unique opportunity to become a part of an incredible community.

Sias accepts applications throughout the year, but its main hiring season is from January to May, for placement in the Fall semester. Qualified applicants who are unable to be placed at Sias are referred to its partner schools.

Tips, Travel, Teaching & Stories from the Team

  • Common classroom problems… and how to fix them
    by Rebekah Pusateri on April 18, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    If you’ve thought about being a teacher, then you’ve probably had the teacher night terrors. Those dreams seem so real when you think you’ve forgotten your entire lesson, or you don’t have enough planned out and there’s still thirty minutes left in class, or the projector breaks down and you have to teach the lesson […]

  • How Sias supported my career goals
    by Rebekah Pusateri on April 10, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    I opened the email, excited and nervous for the answer I’d been waiting for the past four months. As I read it, my heart sank. I was rejected for my acceptance into an MFA program. I wanted to be an author and creative writing professor, but I needed a master’s degree for that… which meant […]

  • CTA—A foreign teacher’s best friend
    by Sheila Knoll on April 8, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    When I first got to China I didn’t know how to shop, purchase a phone plan, or open a bank account. Sias’ answer to those problems is the CTA program (Culture Team Ambassadors). This is definitely one of the perks of making Sias your first choice rather than another college when first deciding to teach […]

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