Location: Jinan (Salary: RMB5,500 plus benefits)
Name: Ma Simin (Zoe)
Shandong University of Art and Design
Art and design university
Qianfoshan campus and Changqing campus
Oral English Teacher
About 14 hours
Salary and Benefits
RMB 5,500 /month
Vacation with Pay
Accidental Injury insurance
Working Visa Assistance
2 years teaching experience
Tefl / Tesol Required
Shandong University of Art and Design, established in 1973, is one of thirty-one art and design academies in China. It is located in the historically famous city, Jinan. During the past thirty years, Shandong University of Art and Design, offering bachelor degree, Master degree, vocational training, and continuing education, has evolved into an art and design university with its own distinctive characteristics.
Shandong University of Art and Design occupies two campuses, Qianfoshan Campus near Thousand Buddha Scenic Spot and Changqing Campus located in Changqing University Town, equipped with advanced facilities for teaching and research, and taking up a total area of 900 hectares. It is comprised of Comprehensive Lab Center, Digital Art and Communication Lab Center, Special Arts and Crafts Center, modernized library, Art Gallery, and Museum. Shandong University of Art and Design publishes the “Shandong University of Art and Design Newspaper” and its journal called “Art of Design”, as well as running the university website and DESIGN.CN website. In addition, it has 25 off-campus internship sites.
Shandong University of Art and Design (SUAD) consists of 11 different schools: School of Visual Communication Design, School of Architecture and Landscape Design, School of Industrial Design, School of Fashion Design, School of Fine Arts, School of Digital Art and Communication, School of Modern Handicraft Art, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Applied Design, School of Continuing Education, and School of Common Courses. SUAD has also established Shandong Provincial Intangible Culture Heritage Research Center, China Folk Art Research Institute, Furniture Research Institute, Image Art Research Institute, Art and Science Research Center, Motze Pinhole Image Research Center, Glass Research Institute, Architecture and Landscape Institute, and Shandong Provincial Creative Industry Research and Development Base. Currently, SUAD offers 16 undergraduate degree programs, ranging from design art to animation. Three master’s degree programs are offered in design art, art, and fine arts.
Regarding teaching as its central task, Shandong University of Art and Design has been committed to research and artistic creation. SUAD faculty members, in addition to teaching, devote themselves to research and artistic production, thereby receiving a wide variety of prizes and awards. These prizes encompass first prize of Outstanding Achievement Award in Social Science at the National level, Five-one Project Award from the Ministry of Publicity, and second prize of Outstanding Achievement Award in Human and Social Sciences from the Ministry of Education. In addition, they received four silver prizes, and eight bronze prizes at the Ninth and Tenth National Fine Arts Exhibition. In order to integrate education with social practice, Shandong University of Art and Design has undertaken different design projects and organized various academic activities. For example, SUAD was in charge of the overall design for Shandong Provincial Education Achievement Exhibition in October 2002 and for Shandong Exhibition Hall at China International Education and Scientific Research Fair in March 2004. SUAD planed, designed, and implemented “Safe Shandong” in April 2004, as well as, Exhibition of Education Achievement in the Tenth five-year period and Prospects for the Eleventh Five-Year in November 2005. In December 2005, SUAD hosted the National Visual Communication Design Forum and the First National Exhibition of Excellent Graphic Design Works by University Students. In June 2006, they participated in Shandong International Cultural Industry Fair, designing the Fair logo, digital mascot, and Confucius Standard statue. While in September 2006, they undertook the Jinan International Contemporary Photo Biennale and the first International University Student Photography Exhibition. The China Folk Art Research Institute and Shandong Provincial Intangible Culture Heritage Research Center have been involved in the National China Folk Culture Heritage Rescue Project. SUAD faculty members have held their exhibitions at home and abroad many times. Three SUAD professors held their solo exhibition at China National Museum of Fine Arts.
Shandong University of Art and Design has vigorously expanded its ties and cooperation with universities and institutes at home and abroad. This has established friendly relationship with 24 universities and colleges of art and design in America, Australia, Austria, Europe, Finland, France, Great Britain, Japan, Korea, Russia, and Sweden, as well as the undergraduate exchange program with Shandong University, and Shandong Institute of Economics. In addition, it cooperates with Shandong Television Station, Shandong Art Publishing House, Shandong Drama Troupe, and etc. as well.