Introduction to ZUST

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology (ZUST) is a multi-disciplinary full-time regular university under the direct guidance of Zhejiang Provincial Government, which focuses on engineering with additional disciplines in arts, management, science, and economics. Founded in 1980, it was initially known as Hangzhou Industrial School Attached to Zhejiang University. Combining the successful school-running experience of German Universities of Applied Sciences(FH) with Chinese Characteristics, ZUST explores to cultivate high quality internationalized talents with innovative spirits and applied skills.

Zhejiang University of Science and Technology has two campuses. Xiaoheshan Campus is situated in the historical and cultural city—Hangzhou, with planned land area of 112.67 hectares and built-up area of 450,000 square meters. Anji campus, situated in Anji county which won the United Nation Habitat Scroll of Honor Award, has a land area of 33.33 hectares and built-up area of 165,000 square meters. At present the university has 11 schools, 3 teaching centers, 3 First-class disciplines with master’s degree conferring right, 2 master’s degree-conferring programs and altogether 50 undergraduate majors with more than 15,600 full-time regular undergraduates and postgraduates and over 1000 foreign students. The total value of teaching and scientific equipment is 242 million yuan; the total volume of books in library (including electronic books) is 1.207 million, and that of e-books is 2.543 million; and it also has 626 kinds of paper journals and 11,000 kinds of e-journals.

ZUST has been designated as pilot institution of Chinese-German cooperation in the area of application-orientated talent cultivation by the Ministry of Education, and “Chinese-German Forum” Base construction unit, becoming an important window of cooperation in education, science and technology and cultural exchange between Zhejiang province or even China and Germany; Meanwhile, the university has successfully established international relationships with more than 50 universities in Germany, UK, America, France, etc., and has set up more than 90 programs of various kinds; In March 2014 the university started cooperation with Lübeck University of Applied Sciences and West Coast University of Applied Sciences, Germany for joint development of “Chinese-German Institute of Applied Engineering”, which is the first and the only college for international cooperative undergraduate education in Zhejiang Province. The total number of its foreign students ranks the 6th, and that of foreign students working for certificates comes 4th among colleges and universities all over Zhejiang province; it is also fruitful in the construction of overseas Confucius Institutes, and has cooperatively set up two Confucius Institutes in Romania and Germany. The Confucius Institute in Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca of Romania stands out as one of the “Advanced Confucius Institutes”.

This university was listed in the first pilot universities involved in Excellent Engineers Education and Training Plan from the Ministry of Education. It has 3 state-level key majors, 4 provincial-level dominant majors in the “12th Five-Year Plan”, 10 provincial level newly emerging (international) majors, 9 provincial-level key majors, 7 national level engineering practice centers, 1 national level off-school practice base for undergraduates, 5 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 1 provincial talents training mode experiment and innovation site; 1 state-level second prize for Teaching Achievements in Higher Education has been won. In the past five years ZUST students won over 3300 prizes in various international and domestic disciplinary competitions, including over 50 international awards and more than 880 state-level awards. The initial employment rate of its graduates is maintained at more than 95%, one of the highest in the provincial colleges and universities, gaining itself the honor of “Model University with High Graduate Employment Rate” from the Ministry of Education.

So far the university has 8 provincial-level key disciplines in the “12th Five-Year Plan”, 3 provincial-level key technological innovation teams and 1 provincial university innovation team. In recent five years the university has won over 14 provincial and state-level awards including a second prize of state technological invention award (as the second unit), a second prize of the outstanding achievement award of scientific research from the Ministry of Education for two consecutive years; it has been granted RMB 220 million Yuan of research funding; over 3800 articles have been published, among which more than 800 papers are either indexed by SCI, EI, and ISTP or are authority level research papers in humanities and social sciences; and more than 50 Research and Development institutions have been established cooperatively with enterprises.

The university has more than 1200 staff members, 850 full-time teachers, among whom more than 100 are professors, those with master’s or doctor’s degrees account for 80%, and those with experiences of enterprise practice account for over 30%. 4 teachers were approved to receive the State Council special subsidy; 1 was chosen as national level Excellent Teacher; 1 won the honor of Model of Professional Ethics in national education system; 1 was selected into “New Century Excellent Talents Supporting Program” from the Ministry of Education, 1 enrolled for “1000 provincial talents plan”, 1 special professor of “Qianjiang Scholars”, 1 won the honor of “young and middle-aged provincial-level experts with outstanding contribution”; 66 as the provincial-level candidates for “151 Talents Program”, 27 as provincial young and middle-aged discipline leaders; 5 as provincial level Outstanding Teachers; 3 as provincial level Excellent University Teachers, 7 as provincial level Distinguished University Teachers; and 3 provincial level teaching teams were established.

According to the grand blueprint of the university’s third CPC Representative Committee, the university will adhere to the motto of “Virtue and Truth, Creativity and Practicality”, strengthen moral education, pursue the dream of the University, and make great strides to develop itself into a distinctive and modern university oriented to application by intensifying reform.



University Teachers Wanted

 
Zhejiang University of Science and Technology (ZUST) is a multi-disciplinary full-time regular university under the direct guidance of Zhejiang Provincial Government, which focuses on engineering with additional disciplines in arts, management, science, and economics. Founded in 1980, it has two campuses with more than 16,000 students and over 1,700 international students.
If you want to know more details, please visit our website: http://en.zust.edu.cn/ for ZUST, or http://ies.zust.edu.cn/en/ for International students Affairs Center of ZUST or http://io.zust.edu.cn/ for International Office of ZUST.
 
Qualification:
(1)  Native English speakers with at least Master’s degree or having two years of work experience with Bachelor’s degree;
(2)   Aged from 20 to 65.
(3)  Study area is one of the following: English Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, International Economics and Trade, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Communication Engineering, Digital Media Technology, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Food Science and Engineering, Automation and Electrical Engineering, Fashion Design
Starting salary: 
The salary is to be reviewed annually according to the result of your end-of-year appraisal.
(1) For English language teachers: 5500 RMBper month for Bachelor's degree; 5700RMB for Master's and 6000 RMBfor Doctor's.
(2) For major-course teachers:  6500 RMBper month for at least Master's degree on specialized study area; at least 9000 RMBfor Doctor's degree or professor's title. 
Extra pay:
On the basis of your previous working experience and relevant certificates you have, you may get extra pay ranged from 200 to 500 RMBper month.
Other welfares:
free residence on campus, round flight ticket, travel allowance, medical insurance.
Tenure:
Fixed academic year from September to July the following year or from March to January the following year.
Visa:
Z visa is needed to enter China. (It is your responsibility to send us all the information required, so we can prepare the documents for your entry.)
Location:  
Liuhelu 318, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. 310023
If you are interested, please send your Resume to address:
io@zust.edu.cn.