Teach English at Hunan University of Science and Technology

Hunan University of Science and Technology is looking for bright, energetic teachers to join their team and teach English to undergraduate students. HNUST is a comprehensive and key provincial university with multiple disciplines and distinctive education characteristics. It evolved from Northern Hunan Construction College, founded in 1949, and was established in November 2003 by merging Xiangtan Polytechnic University and Xiangtan Normal University. As a complex of 19 schools, together with a graduate school, independent college, college for adult education and international education college, HNUST offers 300 programs across the undergraduate and graduate levels. It enjoys a nationwide enrollment of more than 35,000 full-time students, along with a burgeoning community of international students.


Xiangtan, Hunan Province, China


One year, September through August or March through February


  • Native English speaker
  • Bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree
  • Between the ages of 25 and 55
  • At least two years of working experience or valid TEFL/TESOL certificate holder
  • Ability to teach 18 45-minute periods during 20 weeks each semester (generally, less than 16 periods and 18 weeks; extra teaching will be paid)

Application deadline

  • Spring intake: August/September (interview in October/November)
  • Fall intake: February/March (interview in April/May)


Other details

Compensation and benefits

  • Candidates with bachelor’s degree: 7,500 RMB (approximately $1,060 USD)
  • Travel allowance: 2,200 RMB/year
  • Medical allowance: 600 RMB/year
  • Round-trip airfare from school to home city each year (if not used, can get 400 RMB/year as reimbursement)
  • Free accommodations: Individual apartment (bedroom, study, living room, kitchen, balcony) with air conditioner, TV, washing machine, kitchenware, computer, printer, etc.; utilities (electricity, internet, gas, water) are covered
  • Paid holidays: Winter holidays and other Chinese legal holidays; summer holiday (July and August) also paid with renewed contract
  • Health and accident insurance