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Academics In Asia

Teach German, English or Engineering Overseas

Academics In Asia
China, China, China

Date Posted: 05/07/2014
Categories: Christian Teacher - Communications - Education - Engineering - Missions/Domestic - Missions/Int. - Other - Translation/Linguistics - Volunteer Positions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Have you ever said you would be willing to serve overseas? We need career professionals!

Qualifications: You don't have to have formal teaching experience. This is a great opportunity for those who would love to travel, mentor, and touch lives in China through teaching.  Learn more at:
If you do have teaching experience, you are qualified for higher paying jobs. See:

Do you have a heart for traveling, mentoring students and touching lives in China? If yes, read below for a special opportunity.



Introduction to TNU

Founded in 1959 and a university since 2000, TNU is  known for its excellent teaching quality, research potential, and strong links to local agriculture, industry and education. This was confirmed by the nationwide University Evaluation Program initiated by the Ministry of Education in 2007. The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in arts, science, education, history, law, engineering, economy, and management for Chinese and overseas students, and also provides Continuing Professional Development Programs for local teachers and agricultural technicians.


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Campus and Location

TNU is situated in Tianshui, one of the most welcoming cities in the southeast region of Gansu Province. As an integrated fruit production base of China, the city is known for its pleasant climate and two world-renowned historical monuments: the Temple of Forefather Fuxi and Maiji-shan Grottoes of Buddhism.

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Famous Sites, People and Activities of Tianshui


3-week pre-arrival Long-term Impact Training (LIT):

Get the experience to help you prepare for mentoring and impacting the Chinese culture. Download the LIT brochure to get more info about this optional training:

People and Facilities

TNU has a population of over 16,000 students. Among them are 14,000 full-time students, 97 preparatory students and 5 oversea students. It has about 900 staff including 229 professors or associate professors, 392 doctor’s or master’s degree academic staff, 8 yearly-contracted foreign teachers and 50 guest professors.

The university library has a collection of over 1,440,000 books (including 540,000 electronic books), and 4500 kinds of Chinese and international periodicals.


Teaching and Research

The university consists of 12 schools, 22 departments, 8 research centers and 20 academic institutes. It has 1 national-level key laboratory, 1 national-level key social science research base, 1 engineering research center and 2 teaching experiment centers. It runs 2 national-level feature education programs, 1 national-level key discipline and 16 provincial-level courses. In the recent decade, hundreds of academic projects including 26 national projects and 67 provincial projects have been completed, 4700 pieces of academic papers together with 156 monographs and textbooks have been published, and 151 papers have been published on SCI or EI Journals, and over 230 pieces on CSSCI source journals. The university has long-established academic exchanges with the universities and research institutes in America, Britain, France and Australia.



Engineering Teacher Job Description (1 Opening)

  • Workload: 12 hours of teaching per week and 2 hours of weekly office hours
  • Contract runs from September to June.


German Teacher Job Description (2 Openings)

  • Workload: 16 hours of teaching per week and 2 hours of weekly German corner (offering speaking practice).
  • Contract runs from September to June.


Oral English Job Description (5 Openings)

  • Workload: 16 hours of teaching per week and 2 hours of weekly English corner (offering speaking practice).
  • Contract runs from September to June.


Job Benefits:

  • 4500 RMB per month
  • Round-Trip Air Ticket (up to 10,000 RMB)
  • 1100 RMB Bonus per semester for completing contract with no violations.
  • Furnished Housing: includes bedding, telephone, television, DVD, cooking utensils, microwave, refrigerator, bathroom, heating and cooling facilities.
  • Medical expenses (only included in designated hospital)
  • Transportation expenses
  • Baggage fees
  • Minimum of Baccalaureate degree
  • TESOL/TEFL certification preferred
  • Teaching experience preferred

How to Apply: If interested, please upload your resume and a scan of any teaching / TEFL certificates to



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More Openings:

We are interested in people with a variety of backgrounds, but we are especially looking for those with experience or college degrees in the following areas:

  • English teachers (English degree not required) [20 openings at 6 locations for Fall 2014]. See for details
  • Kindergarten Teacher (1 Opening for Fall 2014)
  • business [10 openings for Fall 2015]
  • German teachers (2 for Fall 2014)
  • Engineering teachers (1 for Fall 2014)
  • university librarian consultant [1 opening ASAP]
  • finance [2-3 openings for Fall 2015]
  • management [2-3 openings for Fall 2015]
  • nursing [1 opening for Fall 2014]
  • culinary chefs [1 opening for Fall 2015]
  • leadership [2-3 openings for Fall 2015]
  • IT [1 openings for Fall 2015, 1 immediate opening in Coffee Business [download:
  • PE (bilingual preferred) [1 opening Fall 2015]
  • history of architecture [1 opening now] See:[IDX]=54158&q=
  • law [1 opening Fall 2015]
  • digital music creation [Fall 2014]
  • music dean (bilingual required) [ASAP]

How to Apply: If interested, please upload your resume and a scan of any teaching / TEFL certificates to