China Three Gorges University

Yichang City, Hubei Province

Yichang city, Hubei province lying on the northern bank of the Yangtze River, is famed as the largest hydroelectric base in China. Both the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric power station in the world, and the Gezhouba Dam are located in the city. 

Located in the southwestern part of Hubei, Yichang borders Jingzhou and Jingmen to the east, Hunan Province to the south, Enshi to the west, Shennongjia Forest Zone and Xiangfan to the north. The Wuhan-Yichang Highway, the Shanghai-Chengdu Highway, the Wuhan-Yichang Railway and the Shanghai-Wuhan Railway run through Yichang, connecting the city with other major domestic cities. Yichang Sanxia International Airport, 26 km from the city's downtown area, operates air routes to Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu and other domestic cities.

The city has a population of 4 million and covers an area of 21,084 sq km. It has a sub-tropical monsoon climate with four distinct seasons. The average temperature in Yichang is about 15℃. It is rich in phosphorite resources. Its phosphorite reserves exceed 1.1 billion tons, accounting for over one half of Hubei's total.
Cultural Highlights
Yichang's history stretches back 2,700 years. In ancient times, Xiling tribes lived in Yichang. In BC278, Yiling Shire was set up in the region. It was named Yichang in AD1735 during the Qing Dynasty. In 1876, Yichang became a foreign trade port. The city enjoys diverse cultures, such as Tujia Culture, Ba Culture and Chu Culture. The traditional festivals, costumes and cuisine of the Tujia ethnic minority group are well-preserved in Yichang.
   

Tourist Attraction
There are abundant natural reserves and various historical sites in Yichang. The Three Gorges area of the Yangtze River is the most popular tourist attraction in the city. It starts from Baidi Town of Chongqing and ends at Nanjin Pass of Yichang. The three gorges are Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. The Three Gorges Dam is situated on the Xiling Gorge, the longest of the three gorges. Travelers can sail along the Yangtze River and enjoy magnificent scenery along the both banks of the river. Travelers should also visit Yuquan Temple, Qingjiang Small Three Gorges, the Ancient Battlefield of the Three Kingdoms Period and the Baren Ruins.
Preserved meat of Tujia (a kind of salty meat), Radish Dumplings, Fried Potatoes and Spicy Shrimp are the most featured local dishes in Yichang.

Brief Introduction of CTGU

China Three Gorges University (CTGU) was founded on the 29th of June, 2000 in Yichang. CTGU is the sole university in Yichang area, which was merged by 4 former universities and colleges; the history of the earliest college can be traced back to 1946. CTGU is a comprehensive university, which has 26 colleges and 57 undergraduate and 154 postgraduate programs covering wide range of disciplines. The university recruits students as well as teachers from all over the country and around the world.


  

  

English Teachers Number required: 2-3 Posts

Contract period: 1 Sep, 2017 - 31 Jul, 2018

Requirements: BA and TESOL /TEFL. Some teaching experience preferred
Monthly Salary: RMB6,500/ bachelor degree holder; RMB8,000/master degree holder
Teaching hours: 16hours per week
Level of students: University
 
Travel allowance: 2,200RMB per school term
Accommodation: 
1 living room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and bathroom with western?style toilet;Facilities provided TV set, couch, beds, beddings, utensils, fridge, furniture, washing machine, hot water shower, air?conditioners, microwave, toast oven, internet service;

Internet access(free) : internet access (broadband) in the apartment
Chinese Learning Class: Free Chinese class, 2 classes per week (if more than 2 persons at the same language level want to study Chinese, the class can be opened);

Medical Insurance: Medical care for foreign teachers in accordance with China's medical system.The school will provide teachers with a basic medical insurance and accident insurance . 
Paid Holiday : 
2 days off per week; public holidays in China; winter holiday.
Other activities: CTGU organizes two trips nearby Yichang per year for all the foreign teachers;Free Tourist Card provided for foreign teachers, the card is a ticket for 18 tourist spots around Yichang area, such as Three Gorges Dam; Free Exercise Card provided for foreign teachers, teacher has access to the facilities in Gym,Swimming pool and basketball room.

Work permit : The school will provide work permit for China at no cost to the teacher.
Air-ticket Reimbursement: round way airfare reimbursement will be made for teacher maximum 12,000RMB on completion of a school year contract
 
Closest Airport: Yichang Sanxia 
Airport