5 Apr 2017

Full-Time 3 ESL Teachers Needed at Tianshui Normal University in Gansu

Academics in Asia – Posted by AaronTianshui Shi, Gansu Sheng, China

Job Description

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Introduction to Tianshui Normal University

Founded in 1959 and a university since 2000, Tianshui Normal University 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.


Campus and Location

Tianshui Normal University 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.

Tianshui is the 2nd largest city of 4.0 million in S. Gansu Province.     Learn more about Tianshui: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianshui


Famous Sites, People and Activities of Tianshui


People and Facilities

Tianshui Normal University 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.


Faculty Housing

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.

Journal of Tianshui Normal University, which was first issued in 2000, is one of the Chinese Academic Journals of Synthetic Evaluation Database. It received an award as a high-quality social science journal of China.


School Website



Oral English Job Description (3 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: (download Tianshui Normal University contract)

  • 5000 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:

Apply here: www.academicsinasia.com/apply-now/

Contact Aaron Vorbau at aaron@academicsinasia.com to follow up on your application and to be connected to the hiring office at Tianshui Normal University.


Photos of  Tianshui Normal University

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How to Apply

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Contact Aaron Vorbau at aaron@academicsinasia.com to follow up on your application and to be connected to the hiring office.

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How to Apply

If interested, please send your resume and a scan of any teaching / TEFL certificates to apply@academicsinasia.com with “Apply to Tianshui Normal University” in the subject line.

If you have already interviewed with the Academics in Asia program, you can bypass the step above and contact Greg Fennell at greg@academicsinasia.com in order to be connected with the recruiting staff at Tianshui Normal University.

Job Categories: BA Degree Required. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Education. Salary: 5000 RMB Per Month.

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