Hunan University of Science and Technology

Xiangtan City, Hunan


Xiangtan is a prefecture-level city in Hunan province, China. The hometowns of several founding leaders of the Chinese Communist Party, including Mao Zedong,Liu Shaoqi, and Peng Dehuai, are in the Xiangtan prefecture, as well as the hometowns of Qing dynasty painter Qi Baishi, scholar-general Zeng Guofan and tennis player Peng Shuai.


Hunan University of Science & Technology (HNUST), started with Northern Hunan Construction College founded in 1949 and established in 2003 by merging Xiangtan Engineering College and Xiangtan Normal College, has been developed into an institution of higher education co-constructed by People’s Government of Hunan Province and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, and by the People's Government of Hunan Province and State Administration of Work Safety, and is on the list of 100 universities supported by National Basic Ability Construction Project of Western and Central China in the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan.

HNUST believes in a vibrant academic life. Endorsing and rewarding this faith are 36 innovation platforms with 27 for natural science at both national and provincial level and 9 for social science at the provincial level, and 548 national research projects funded by China’s 863 Program, 973 Program, National Natural Science Foundation, National Social Science Foundation and so on. The university has reaped 107 achievement awards in scientific research at both provincial and national level and 811 national patents and software copyrights, and promoted 85 new technologies. HNUST is home to two academic journals: Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (Natural Science Edition), Journal of Hunan University of Science and Technology (Social Sciences Edition), which are both included in A Guide of the Core Journal of China and the latter of which is listed in the widely-acclaimed Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) and the Top 100 National Social Science Journals. Moreover, the university led the development of the "manatee" deep-sea multi-purpose drilling rig for a depth of 60 meters, which makes China’s deep-sea drilling rig technology rank among the top in the world.

To further enhance such academic vitality with a global vision, HNUST has willingly opened her door to the outside world. Up till now, the university has cooperated with dozens of universities in over 10 countries and regions, such as the United States, Britain, Russia, Germany, Japan, Korea, as well as Taiwan of China, and has already enrolled international students from 26 countries. Besides, teachers and students have been sent regularly to study in overseas universities, or to teach Chinese abroad.


English teaching positions:

2 teachers (English), 1 teacher (Japanese), and 2 subject teachers


Position Requirements: 
- Native English Speaker or close to, from the US, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and others 
- Bachelor's degree or above for language teachers; Master degree or above for subject teachers
- TESOL /TEFL certificate is highly recommended

- Energetic Individuals 
- 2 years or above teaching experience 

Typical Responsibility (variable by location):
1. Work schedule will be from Monday to Friday 
2. Each class lasting 45 mins; 18 teaching hours per week
3. Contract period:   1st Sep, 2024 - 15th Jul, 2025
                              1st Mar, 2025 - 31st Jan, 2026

Salary: RMB 8,000 or above per month depending on qualification and experience

Paid overtime for teaching
• Paid Annual Leave (winter holiday, all public holidays in China)
• One-year Z working visa
• Health and accident insurance
• Free private accommodation nearby the school
• Airfare reimbursement and travel allowance for finishing one school fall year

Internet Access: Computer with internet access both in apartment and on campus.

Others: Free Mandarin Lessons