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  • 10-month Contract in Hangzhou Dianzi University

    By: Leo < Show E-mail >

    Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012

    Location: China (Asia)

    Brief Introduction:

    Located in the historical city of Hangzhou, China, Hangzhou Dianzi University is an institution of higher learning that offers multiple disciplines of engineering, science, economics, management, literature, law and education. While highlighting electronics and information science, the university is also fairly strong in the discipline of business management. The predecessor of the university is Hangzhou Aviation Finance and Economics School, founded in 1956. Since 2000, the university has been under Ministerial and Provincial leadership with the Provincial Government playing the main management role. Now, the university is a teaching and research oriented university of Zhejiang for priority development. The university has a current enrollment of more than 27,000 full-time undergraduates and postgraduates and a staff of 2,200. It boasts the teaching and research equipment valued over 100 million yuan, and book collection of 1 million volumes. The good teaching and research facilities prepare the university for continuing improvement in education standard.

    Xiasha Campus:

    Located in the Xiasha Higher Education Park, which is about 18 miles away from the city center, Xiasha campus is the main campus of HDU. It is a modern campus contains 11 faculties and over 22,000 undergraduate students and postgraduate students. Major facilities including a 11-floor library, 10 key laboratories of provincial and national level, 12 teaching buildings and 1 students activity center provide an excellent environment for teaching, researching, studying and entertaining.

    Weny Campusi:

    The campus was built in 1956, the year when HDU was founded. It saw HDU growing up from Hangzhou Aviation Finance and Economics School to a leading university in electronics and information technologies national wide. It is located in the downtown, which is only 20 minutes by walking to the picturesque west lake.

    Dongyue Campus:

    The College of Information Engineering, a separated run collage affiliated to HDU, approved by the Ministry of Education in 2004. There are courses in Electronic Information Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Automation, Accounting, International Economic and Trade, and Software Engineering, etc. Oriented with the social demand, faced to local and regional economical development, the college aims to train practical intelligent who have strong basic knowledge, creative ability, practical ability and competence in order to contribute to the provincial economical construction and social development.

    Xiasha East Campus:

    A newly opened campus, located in the Xiasha Higher Education park as well, but much smaller than the main campus. It provides teaching and studying facilities for students from the College of Software Engineering.

    Position Details:

    The teaching position at Hangzhou Dianzi University is a full-time teaching position. The instructor must hold sixteen forty five-minute class periods during a one week period. All preparation for the course, exams, office hours, etc. are the responsibility of the instructor according to their own time and scheduling. The courses range from freshman “Spoken English” to post-graduate “Culture English”, or English major students “English Writing” and “English Literature”, and most lesson preparation is the responsibility of the instructor. A book will be provided for some courses, but not all. Teaching is conducted at one or more of Hangzhou Dianzi University’s four campuses: Xiasha (main campus), Wenyi (College of Information Engineering) Dongyue (College of Information Engineering) and Xiasha Eastv (Vocational Software Engineering). The average class size is about thirty to thirty five students, depending on major and campus.


    Monthly Salary:

    The monthly income is varied between 4,400RMB and 5000RMB (base salaries) according to different degree levels and teaching experiences. A monthly traffic subsidy of 200RMB is a special benefit, though there are free school buses. There are opportunities for more depending upon the schools needs. For example, teaching more than sixteen courses during a one week period, or English Corner.

    International Flight and Luggage Subsidy:

    The school reimburses the international flights with no more than 8000RMB for one-academic year contract. With no flight tickets, 6000RMB cash will be delivered by the end of the contract.

    The school also provide Luggage subsidy, which is unique among other universities. The amount is RMB500 or RMB1000 depends on he/she comes from China or foreign countries.


    The housing provided by Hangzhou Dianzi University is among the best in the city. The instructor is provided (free of charge) an apartment with full utilities, including the internet. The apartment is a two bedroom apartment, with the master bedroom being considerably larger than the second bedroom. It also has a fully functional kitchen, washing machine, bathroom, and enclosed patio. Also provided are: TV, kitchen table with chairs, spare bed, refrigerator, microwave, master bed (queen size), two desks, wardrobe, sitting chairs, water tank, toaster, oven and basic cooking utensils. The apartments have been fully remolded as of summer 2006, and are incredibly nice.

    “Teaching for HDU has been a very rewarding experience, and an experience I will greatly miss now that I’m leaving. The students are amazing, the faculty are some of my best friends, the apartment was better than any of my other friends’ apartments teaching at other universities, and the location of the Wenyi campus [where the teachers live] is such a great location within the city. I will truly miss HDU.” --Peter Phippen (English teacher of HDU, 2006~2007)

    “When rating this [HDU apartment] apartment with mine, it’s so much better. It’s cozier. It’s bigger.” --Vicki Mui (English teacher at another university)

    If you are English native speaker, have Bachelor's degree or above, and at least one year of teaching experience, please contact us at:

    Address: Xiasha Higher Education Zone, Hangzhou, Zhejiang,310018, China

    Telephone: +86 571 8691 5076/8687 8616

    Fax: +86 571 8691 5197



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