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Adjunct Faculty Position in Environmental Engineering

Jilin Normal University

Location: Siping - China
Salary: ¥25,000 to ¥34,000
£2,791.55 to £3,796.51 converted salary* per course.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st May 2019
Expires: 21st July 2019

Type: Adjunct/Short-term 

Jilin Normal University (JLNU) invites applications for short-term instructors to teach one or more undergraduate courses in Environmental Engineering (listed below) for 8 weeks in Fall semester 2019. JLNU also welcomes applications for short-term instructors in Spring/Summer semester 2020 in the same fields. Candidates will be working in Siping, Jilin Province, northeast China. 

Course List:

  1. Introduction to Environmental Science–This course acquaints the students with the basic concept and the most important principles of environmental science. It helps us understand the relationship between human activity and environmental quality. Students will understand the resource utilizing status, future development and global and current situation of environment in China, as well as the hazards of environmental problems to human survival and development.
  2. Environmental Management – Environmental Management offers research and opinions on use and conservation of natural resources, protection of habitats and control of hazards, spanning the field of environmental management without regard to traditional disciplinary boundaries.
  3. Environmental Applications of GIS - Students will examine contemporary ideas, approaches, and challenges of environmental modeling with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). They will accumulate experiences in environmental analysis using GIS theories and tools, involving GIS representation, analysis, and presentation. The direct course objectives are for students to appreciate how the biophysical environment has been and could be modeled with the assistance of GIS, to learn how scientific research has been conducted in a GIS-based environmental modeling context, and to practice using various environmental models. Students will also develop their skills in handling GIS data, using GIS tools, and managing GIS projects. 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in environmental engineering, or closely related fields is required for undergraduate instruction.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English. English native speaker is preferred;
  • Patient and enthusiastic for teaching with high sense of responsibility;
  • Ideally more than 3 years’ teaching or training experience is preferred;
  • Understanding American higher education system, test methods and requirements.

Relocation & Compensation

  • RMB25,000- 34,000 (£2,860-3,890) per course;
  • Assist on visa application;
  • Medical benefits;
  • Round trip airfare;
  • Free apartment on campus;
  • Airport pick-up. 

To Apply: Email CV to xintingting@puruigroup.com (Please indicate from jobs.ac.uk)

About the Institution:

Jilin Normal University is a public university located in the city of Siping, northeast China. It serves as a main institution in providing higher education in Jilin Province. It has 67 undergraduate programs in disciplines of Engineering, Management, Liberal Arts, Science, Law, History, Literature, Economics and Education. It is very active in developing foreign academic exchanges and has established cooperative relationship with more than 100 universities and educational institutions in 21 countries.

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

   
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