Hunan Agricultural University

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Hunan Agricultural University

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Introduction to Hunan Agricultural University

Hunan Agricultural University (HUNAU, website), a key provincial university under the co-construction of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Hunan Provincial People’s Government, is the pioneering construction unit of the National “2011” Collaborative Innovation Center and one of the first national research institutes of new rural development as well. Graded “Excellent” in the undergraduate teaching assessment by the Ministry of Education and titled “the National Civilized Unit” and “National Civilized Campus”, HUNAU aims to become one of the domestic first-class universities in Hunan Province (Class A). Located in Changsha, a famous city bearing long history and profound culture in China, the campus covers an area of 3,414 acres, offering a quiet and attractive paradise to realize dreams for both teachers and students.

The history of HUNAU can be traced back to Xiuye Academy on October 8, 1903, where such great celebrities as Zhou Zhenlin, Huang Xing, Xu Teli, Mao Zedong were successively employed. In March 1951, Hunan Agricultural College, whose name was an inscription by Chairman Mao Zedong, was established by merging the Agricultural College of Hunan University with Hunan Provincial Xiuye Agricultural and Forestry College (originating from Xiuye Academy). In March 1994, it was renamed Hunan Agricultural University.

Supported by 20 schools or colleges, HUNAU enriches its categories of disciplines, covering agronomy, engineering, literature, science, economics, management, law, medicine, pedagogy and art. Known for the long history of postgraduate education, and especially as the first batch of master’s degree-granting units in the nation, HUNAU is now in possession of 10 post-doctoral research stations, 11 first-category doctoral degree disciplines, 20 first-category master’s degree disciplines, and 11 categories of professional master’s degree disciplines. There are 72 bachelor’s programs, two junior college education programs. There are one national key discipline, two provincial-level featured disciplines, and 16 provincial-level key disciplines. The ESI disciplines in the field of animal and plant science and agricultural sciences rank among the top 1% in the world.

HUNAU has 1,371 full-time teachers; two academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, four academicians belong to both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, two academicians of American Academy of Sciences, 827 experts with senior professional titles, and 310 doctoral supervisors. Among the teachers, there are 81 talented experts who are “young or middle-aged experts” with outstanding contributions at national level or outstanding professional talents at national level, or recipients of special allowance from the State Council, etc. There are 322 honorable teachers, including professors of “Furong Scholars” Program, province-level teacher masters, Hunan Province outstanding teachers, etc. There are two scientific and technological innovation team of the Ministry of Education, three outstanding scientific research talents and their innovative teams of the Ministry of Agriculture, six province-level innovation teams, two national teaching teams, six province-level outstanding teaching teams.

With a total of 27,570 full-time undergraduate students and 5,044 graduate students, what HUNAU has achieved is rather impressive: eight specialties admitted to experimental specialty of outstanding agricultural and forestry personnel education and training plans (first group), one national comprehensive reform pilot project, six national specialties, five national top-quality open courses, and two national experimental teaching demonstration centers, one national virtual simulation experiment teaching center, one national off-campus practice base for university students, four national agricultural science and education talents training cooperation bases, one national key construction base of vocational education teacher training, and one national agricultural master’s practice demonstration base. There were 11 national-level teaching achievement awards and One doctoral thesis was selected into 100 nation-level excellent doctoral thesis, with two more nominated. Besides, HUNAU has taken its lead in the employment rate of graduates, awarded as the model unit of graduate employment.

HUNAU has one national “2011” collaborative innovation center, three provincial “2011” collaborative innovation centers, eight national scientific research platforms and eight provincial scientific research platforms. HUNAU has won 27 national scientific and technological achievements awards, more than 500 provincial and ministerial ones. With more than 300 new varieties approved and 1400 patents granted, the selected varieties of rapeseed, rice, corn, potato, peanut, tea, grape, cotton, citrus, pig, tobacco, vegetables and other practical products have been widely promoted throughout China.

As one of the earliest colleges that hold the Sino-foreign Educational Cooperation Programs in Hunan Province, HUNAU has established close ties with over 40 universities and international institutions in more than 20 countries, including Ohio State University (in the U.S.A) Greenwich University(in the U.K), and Kagoshima University(in Japan).

Looking forward to the future, by adhering to HUNAU motto of “Sincerity, Sedulity, Practicality, and Creativity”, HUNAU will abide by the philosophy of viewing “quality as the cornerstone to establish HUNAU, academics as the root to thrive HUNAU, and talents as the key to strengthen HUNAU.”, to fully display the characteristics of “the integration of industry, teaching and research”. As a university of over 100 years, HUNAU is making unremitting efforts to improve the quality, aiming to be a first-class agricultural university in China, as well as a high-level teaching-research-oriented university with distinctive characteristics and prominent advantages.


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Full time English and Japanese language foreign teachers.

二、基本条件(Job Requirements)
3.年龄 50 周岁以下,身心健康,具有良好的团队合作精 神,热爱教学工作。
4.遵守中华人民共和国法律和法规,在其原居住国内无 法律纠纷,无犯罪记录(须出具正式证明材料)。

1. Foreign teachers should be native speakers of related teaching course.
2. Bachelor’s degree or higher is needed.
3. Less than 50 years old, sound in body and mind, good team working spirit and love teaching work.
4. Comply with laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, and have no legal dispute and no criminal record in his/her original residence.

三、工作要求 (Job Description)
2.教学任务:担任口语、听力、写作、母语国家本土文 化等课程的教学,每学年需完成 640 个学时的教学工作量。
3.工作时长:每年 10 个月。

1. Working Place: Hunan Agricutural University, Changsha City, Hunan Province, P.R.China.
2. Working Task : Teach speaking, reading & writing, and related native culture etc. The workload is 640 teaching hours per school year. (16 teaching hours per week for 40 weeks during one school year)
3. Working Time: 10 months per year.

四、薪资及福利(Salary and Benefits)
1.根据外籍教师的学历、相关工作资历等条件,新聘语 言类外籍教师的薪资标准为每月 6000 元-8000 元,发放 10 个月工资。
2.湖南农业大学为签订聘用合同的外籍教师购买《团体 短期健康保险》和《团体意外伤害保险》。
3.湖南农业大学为外籍教师提供免费校内公寓及必需的 家具和家电,每年 3000 元的水电补贴。
4.一年合同期内,湖南农业大学为外籍教师报销一次人 民币 8000 元以内的最直接路线的国际往返机票(限经济舱) 及提供 2200 元的旅游补贴。

1. A monthly salary in the range of RMB 6000 to 8000 (for 10 months), commensurate with educational background and teaching experience.
2. The university will purchase Group Short-term Health Insurance and Group Accident Bodily Injury Insurance for the foreign teacher.
3. The university will provide free campus apartment and necessary furnishings, electronic appliances, also RMB 3000 water and electricity subsidies.
4. In the one year contract period, the university will provide airfare reimbursement (no more than RMB 8000), and RMB 2200 travel allowance.

五、外教宿舍(On Campus Accommodation)

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Address: 1 Nongda Rd, Changsha, Hunan Province
The campus is about 10 km away from downtown Changsha. It takes about 30 minutes by bus and 20 minutes by taxi which costs about 25 RMB one way.

About The City – Changsha
Changsha City is the provincial capital of Hunan Province. It is the political, economic, cultural, transportation, science and technology, finance and information center of Hunan Province. It is located in the north of the eastern part of Hunan Province. Changsha is the transportation center of central China. On November 26, the China Happy City Forum was held in Guangzhou. The 12th “Happiest Cities in China” rankings were released. Changsha City was on the list. This is Changsha City’s 11th “Happiest Cities” award. Changsha County was selected as the “2018 Happiest County-level City in China”.

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