ZJNU International Faculty Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (any subject)
At least two years of work experience following undergraduate graduation
Teaching experience (TEFL/TESL experience preferred but not required)
Clear, standard accent
Current passport valid for at least the next 12 months
Flexible, easy-going attitude
Desire to get to know students and be involved in campus life
Foreign language faculty are expected to sign contracts for a full academic year (10 months). Contracts are renewed every year in the spring at the discretion of the International Office.
Language Instructors in general are required to have a bachelor’s degree with at least two years of work experience. Teaching experience is preferable but not required. TEFL/TESL certification is also preferred but not required. Faculty should be native English speakers (preference for USA, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland passport holders) OR native Japanese speakers (preference for Japanese passport).
Contracts are normally for one year (10 month actual instruction) and renewable based on performance and mutual agreement. Salaries start at 5,000 RMB a month with a Bachelor’s degree, and may be higher for those with more advanced degrees. Benefits include round-trip airfare, medical insurance, and a stipend for utility. Housing is free.
Content Course Instructors
There is no set package for content course faculty. Salary and benefits depend on qualification and experience. Contracts are for a four-year term and salaries are comparable to those in Western countries.
Compensation for faculty on sabbatical can be negotiated according to the nature of the courses and teaching load. Four- and six-week short-term faculty are paid per number of courses. ZJNU provides round-trip airfare and free accommodations plus a stipend of 4,000-4,500 USD per course.