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Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University


Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, abbreviated as NIT, was founded in 2001 with the approval of the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province. Funded over 840 million RMB yuan by the People’s Government of Ningbo Municipality and administered by Zhejiang University, NIT is a full-time institution of higher education which acts as an independent legal entity. It is located on over 80 hectares in the Ningbo Higher Education Zone, with a total floor space of more than 330,000 square meters.

With the influential support of Zhejiang University (ZJU) through its discipline preponderance, NIT sets the specialties closely based on social demands. It currently comprises six schools with eleven departments and thirty specialties, including School of Information Science and Engineering, School of Biological and Chemical Engineering, School of Mechanical, Electrical and Architectural Engineering, School of Foreign Languages, School of Law Science and Media, and School of Economics and Management. At present, it holds over 10,000 full-time students.

NIT carries out a unique operational method of its own—the chief professor system to enhance the teaching quality of foundation courses. The chief professors are all renowned ones of ZJU and the department deans and chief professors of the specialties are also leaders and/or professors of the corresponding colleges of ZJU. While fitted in with the overall educational plan of ZJU, NIT’s teaching contents and materials, set according to ZJU’s, has its own distinctive features. The teaching quality and standards are guaranteed by assigning major courses to experienced full professors and associate professors from ZJU. NIT students are cultivated in the style as required by ZJU and diplomas are conferred on the students by NIT. And those who satisfy the specific requirements set by ZJU can be awarded the bachelor degree by ZJU.

NIT has inherited and will carry forward the spirit of "seeking truth and being innovative" characterized by ZJU. NIT strives for a high-quality creative personnel development system based on an up-to-date educational ideology. With a strong team of faculty members, top facilities, and a scientific and standardized management system, NIT aims to foster professionals at a high starting point and cultivate them with solid foundations, high qualities, and great potentials, contributing itself to the economic prosperity, scientific advancement and social progress of Zhejiang Province.

NIT has established friendly relationship with universities in America, Canada, the UK, Australia, and some other countries. It is currently running a Sino-American Joint Program and a Sino-British BTEC/HND Program. NIT hires over ten qualified international teachers and experts every year to promote cultural and academic exchanges and upgrade its teaching and research standards.

Vacancy: 6-8

Age: 25-55

Nationality: English speaking countries (America, Britain, Canada, Australia, etc)

Degree: Bachelor and above

Major: English Linguistics/ Literature; English Education; International Business/Finance

Work Experience: Minimum two to three years of teaching English as a second language

Teacher or Expert: Teacher

Contract Duration: One year preferred

Working Place: On campus

Workload: 14 periods per week

Monthly Salary (RMB): 4000 (Bachelor) – 5000 (PhD)

Courses to Teach: Undergraduate courses for both English majors and non-English majors, e.g. English Reading, Writing, Speaking, British & American literature, Media English, British and American Culture, Communication Skills, Journalism English, etc.

Accommodations:On campus, one well-furnished apartment with two-bedrooms, one living room, a kitchen and a bathroom (TV, computer, refrigerator, air conditioner, fan, stove, cooking utensils and other necessary facilities all provided), free of charge; free gas, drinking water and Internet access; water and electricity maximum of 500 RMB per month covered by NIT.

Benefits: Air Fare Subsidy (RMB): 5000 (one-year contract);

Travel Allowance (RMB): 2200 (one year contract);

Monthly Telephone Subsidy (RMB): 100.

Medical Insurance: Covered by NIT

Holiday: Same as Chinese teachers, plus two days off for Christmas

Starting time: September 2005

Contact: ZHANG Ping (Nina) or Cathy

Tel: + 86-574-88229037

Fax: +86 -574-88229037; 86-574-88229010

E-mail: fao@nit.net.cn

Website: http://www.nit.net.cn

Address: 1 Qianhu Road(s), Ningbo Higher Education Zone, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China

Postcode: 315100