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TEFL in Shandong, China
Date posted:2003-05-22 | Writer: Shandong University of Technology | Email: email@example.com
Teach in Shandong, China
Welcome to Shandong Universty of Technology
An Introduction to Shandong University of Technology
Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) came into effect with the ratification of the State Education Commission. It is the result of the unification of two of Shandong's prestigious universities, Shandong Institute of Technology and Zibo University, both of which boast a long history of providing higher education in the province. The development goal set by Shandong Provincial Government for SDUT is a first-class, domestically influential, multidisciplinary university, emphasizing science and engineering.
The University is located in Zibo, the birthplace of the Ancient Qi Culture. It covers an area of more than 204 hectares, of which the floor space is some 722, 000 square meters. The University has a very large campus with scenic surroundings and a friendly, supportive and responsive atmosphere.
Subjects and Specialties
The University has 21 colleges and six departments, subdivided into 39 specialties and fields of specialization, and covering eight fields of learning, such as science, engineering, arts, law, economics, history, education and management. Areas such as mechanical engineering, vehicle engineering, agricultural engineering and information engineering are prominent within Shandong Province and have apparent influence in the country. SDUT grants master's degrees in seven fields and has two key fields of learning, one key laboratory, three research centers of engineering and technology, one research base of social science at the provincial ministerial level and 25 research institutes. It has a total enrollment of 23, 009 full-time students.
SDUT has over 1, 313 teachers, including an academician of the China Academy of Sciences, two academicians of the China Academy of Engineering, 118 professors and 526 associate professors. Among the teachers, there are 148 with doctorates and 387 with master degrees.
The total value of its laboratory instrumental equipment is 92,180,000 yuan (RMB) and the library holds a collection of 1,020,000 volumes and 3, 500 English and Chinese journals. A Computer Center, Multi-media Education Center, Network Center, Language Laboratory and English Broadcasting Station have been set up on campus. The University Intranet has been connected with the worldwide Internet, offering all kinds of network services and international reciprocal browsing. The students' dormitories are equipped with telephones, cable TV and computers.
Scientific Research Academic research is laid on a solid foundation. About 1, 400 scientific research projects have been completed by university scholars, among which there are 300-plus national and provincial or ministerial programs. Seventy patents have been applied for and 437 monographs and over 9, 000 scientific articles have been published. More than 600 prizes have been awarded for the scientific and technological achievements of SDUT, among which four are national and 94 are at a provincial or ministerial level.
Exchange and Co-operation
SDUT attaches great importance to exchange and cooperation with other universities. It has signed intercollegiate co-operation agreements or exchange and co-operation intentions with many Chinese universities. It has established friendly relations and made fruitful exchanges in many fields with about ten universities abroad, such as Edinboro University, and the University of Hawaii in the USA; University of Wales, Lampeter in Britain; Odessa State Polytechnic University of Ukraine; and Johannes Kepler University of Austria.
Shandong University of Technology has adopted a completely new outlook and is marching forward with purpose and determination.
- Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China
Shandong University of Technology has 20 positions each year, teaching English as a Foreign Language or other academic courses taught in English. The university is located in the Shandong Province of P. R. China, with two campus sites, Main and East. The candidate should be healthy, reliable, enthusiastic, responsible, and adaptable.
Preference will be given to candidates with the following:
Â¡<Â¤ Masters Degree, Doctorate, and/or teaching certificates
Â¡<Â¤ Native English-speaking from Britain, United States, Canada, Australia or New Zealand (without strong local accent)
Â¡<Â¤ Between the ages of 20 and 60
Â¡<Â¤ English teaching experience
Â¡<Â¤ Majors in American and British History, American and British Literature, Economics, Pedagogy, Computer Science, International Trade, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Details of the Position
Â¡<Â¤ Workload: 14-18 hours of instruction per week, teachers will be expected to teach some classes in middle schools affiliated with the university.
Â¡<Â¤ Five and one half days per week, including some weekday evening classes
Â¡<Â¤ Courses: Oral English, American and British Literature, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, International Trade
Â¡<Â¤ Contract: One academic year, September through JuneSalary and Benefits
Â¡<Â¤ 2, 500 to 3, 200 RMB per month, (30% to 70% convertible to foreign currency), depending on qualifications
Â¡<Â¤reimbursement of one-way international air ticket for one academic year
Â¡<Â¤ 1, 100 RMB holiday allowance per semester
Â¡<Â¤ local tour per semester
Â¡<Â¤ reimbursement of domestic travel expenses within China upon arrival and departure (e.g. Beijing - Zibo)
Â¡<Â¤living accommodations on campus, (a fully furnished apartment with a bedroom, living room, full bath, kitchen, and study on Main Campus; East Campus apartments do not have study)
Â¡<Â¤ Personal Computer and bicycle
Â¡<Â¤ health benefits equivalent to those of our domestic teachers
Â¡<Â¤ paid winter vacation
Â¡<Â¤ two hours free Chinese Classes weekly
Â¡<Â¤ Current Curriculum Vita
Â¡<Â¤ Two reference letters
Â¡<Â¤ Copies of degree/diploma or related certificates
Â¡<Â¤ Copy of the first page of the passport
Â¡<Â¤ Two recent photos (2 inches)
International Cooperation & Exchange Department
Shandong University of Technology
12 Zhangzhou Road
Zibo, Shandong 255049
P. R. China
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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Coordinator: Mr. Yu Honghua
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