Nanjing Institute of Meteorology 

Nanjing Institute of Meteorology (NIM) is a multi-disciplinary comprehensive university, giving priority to meteorological and environmental sciences among other disciplines such as engineering, liberal arts and management. Pounded in 1960, it has 8 departments, which are Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Computer and Information Engineering, Electronic Information Science, Mathematics, Foreign Languages, Social Science, and Physical Education, in addition to Graduate School, WMO (World Meteorological Organization) Regional Meteorological Training Center, Key Laboratory for post-doctoral students, Professional College, Adult Education College, and Meteorological Research Institute.. Designated as one of the key institutions of higher learning in China, the Institute is granted to confer bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in a variety of specialties. It began in 1996 training weather forecasters for Hong Kong and Macao and has recruited foreign students since 1997.There are at present such specialties as Atmospheric Science, Applied Meteorology, Information and Computing Science. Environmental Science, Resource Environment and Urban & Rural Planning, Physics. Computer Science and Technology, Information Engineering, Electronic Information Engineering, Information Management and Information System, Chinese Language Literature, English, Administrative Management, and Accounting. The total enrollment of students is currently about 5500, including 4200 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates.

Located in the suburbs of Nanjing, it occupies a land area of 30 hectares with a floor space of 200,000 square meters. There are about 700 faculty members, of which over 150 are professors and associate professors. The library has bow collected a total of 50,000 books and 2000 periodicals in Chinese and other languages. More then 40 laboratories are available for teaching, practicing, and doing research work in various disciplines, which are equipped with many up-to-date instruments and devices such as parallel computer of shuguang 2000, Doppler radar, satellite-image recreation system, climate chamber, language lab, and audio-visual aids Facilities for sports and recreation like gymnasium spots ground, swimming pool, cinema, and cable TV system, have created a good environment for students' spare time activities.
In recent years, an extensive academic exchange with foreign universities and research communities has been carried out. In addition to sending teachers and researchers to foreign countries, the Institute each year also invites many foreign meteorologists and professors to come here for academic visit, cooperative research, or to give lectures. Through the ratification of WMO in 1993, the WMO Regional Meteorological Training Center was established for training meteorological personnel from the developing countries across the world. Since then, it has trained more than 280 trainees from over 60 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and East Europe. Long-term academic links between the Institute and 20 or so meteorological training and education; units in foreign countries like Britain, Australia and Israel, are established.

Workload: 13-15 hours/week

Courses: Oral English, conversation, writing, Britain and American literature

Contract time: One year or a half year

Time to teach: Feb 2003

Salary: 3000-4000RMB / month

Air fare: one way

Travel expenses: 2,200 RMB/year

Free boarding: apartment

Meals: cooking untensils provided

Boarding place: on campus

Place of position (city): Nanjing