China University of Geosciences (CUG)

China University of Geosciences ( Wuhan ) originated from Beijing Geological College which was founded in 1952, as a result of the merger of the geological departments (or faculties) from Beijing University , Tsinghua University , Tianjin University and Tangshan Railway College . It was one of the eight major nationally-renowned colleges. In 1975, it was relocated in Wuhan and renamed Wuhan Geological College . In 1987, the State Education Commission officially ratified the establishment of CUG both in Wuhan and Beijing , with the Wuhan campus as the university headquarter.

CUG( Wuhan ) lies at the foot of the Nanwangshan Hill, by the lake-side of the Donghu Lake –a famous scenic-spot in Wuhan , with the Wuhan-Huanhshi expressway to the south, Moshan Park of the Donghu Lake on the north, beautiful and convenient. On the campus of more than 1200 mu stand three buildings—the library, the archives and the museum, rich in books, written material and specimens. There is a well-equipped measuring center, computing center and audio-visual center; a sportsground, a gym, a swimming pool and the students’ activities center with various kinds of functions, creating favorable conditions for training professionals who are well developed morally, intellectually and physically

In May 1994, CUG officially passed the “211 Project” preliminary qualification evaluation. In April 1994, an agreement on re-building CUG was reached between the Ministry of State Land Resources (the former Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources) and the Hubei provincial government. On May 10th, the university was formally approved to enter “211 Project”and on April 29th, 1997, smoothly passed the “211 Project” evaluation of the Expert Group organized by the Ministry of State Land and Resources authorized by the State Planning Commission, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, indicating that the university is entering a new developing stage.

Oriented to the 21st century, to meet the challenge in the scientific time of earth system, CUG is advancing unremittingly with the aim of developing into a modern international and open university together with the development of science, engineering, arts and management, majoring in geoscience-resources-environment-geonomy engineering technology, in conformity with the inspiration “Try to make a greater contribution to strive for a harmonious development between man and nature”by vice-premier Li Lanqing when he made an inspection of the university.

Vacancy: 2

Degree: bachelor

Teacher or expert: teacher

Age: 20-35

Nationality: American , Canada , British, Australia .

Contract duration: one year

Starting date: Feb 2003

Working place: on campus

Workload: 16 teaching hours per week

Monthly salary (RMB): 3,000

Flight ticket: round-trip

Courses to teach: oral English, conversation, writing.

Annual travel allowance (RMB): 2,200

Board: free apartment on campus

Free Chinese course: 3 teaching hours per week

Meals: cooking utensils provided

Please contact HSINTL@aol.com if you are interested in applying for a position.

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