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Foreign Expert in Business Zhejiang Gongshang University

Location: Hangzhou (Salary: RMB7,000 plus benefits)

School Information


Foreign Expert

Start Date

1st September

Working Hours

10 hours per week

Student Grade

undergraduate, postgraduate and international students

Student Age

19-25 years old

Class Size

25 students

Salary and Benefits

RMB 7,000

Overtime Allowance


Vacation with Pay

With paid in vacation if during the   contract period


Free accommodation offered on campus

Health Insurance

Commercial Health Insurance

Flight Allowance

RMB 8,000 subsidies each contact period

Working Visa Assistance




No Special Requirement



Education Background

Phd in Business Administration/Economics/MBA/Linguistics  

Teaching Experience

Two years university teaching experience required


Required if it’s non-native English speaking

Additional Requirement

1. Conduct research to enhance the school's   reputation as a research-led institution while publication of articles in   revered journals is expected;

2. Expected   to act as an academic   advisor who may deliver presentations and offer Q&A   in various   majors;

3.Expected   to organize or   participate in academic conferences where appropriate;

Note: The current standard departmental     teaching load is around 80 contact classes (45mins) each term. Newly     appointed staffs are offered a reduced load in their first year to   ease their   transition into the Department. Teaching loads may also be   offset with   research buyouts

School Name

Zhejiang Gongshang University

Enrollment Date

As soon as possible

School Information

School Description

Zhejiang Gongshang University is a   provincial public university and has   been paying great attention to   international exchanges and cooperation, and   making an effort to   promote education internationalization. The university   has partner   relationship with more than 90 universities and scientific   research   institutions from more than 50 countries, including the United   States,   Britain, Germany, France, Belgium, Canada, New Zealand, Australia,     Turkey, Japan, and South Korea, etc. Moreover, we have started cooperation     programs with over 60 foreign universities and research institutions   such as   Columbia University, University of California at Berkeley,   University of   Manchester, Waseda University, University of Canterbury,   and Chulalongkorn   University in the areas of faculty and students   exchange, mutual   accreditation of credits, scientific research   cooperation.


Hangzhou Zhejiang Province


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Zhejiang Gongshang University

Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJSU) is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, China.  Established in 1911 named as Hangzhou Business School, it was one of the earliest modern postsecondary educational institutions and the earliest modern business school in China. At present, ZJSU has developed into a comprehensive university, with over 33,000 students in 23 schools and colleges.

ZJSU  has two campuses, Xiasha Campus and Downtown Campus, with an area of 130 hectares.

The Xiasha Campus, the main campus, is located in Xiasha University Town in the northeastern part of Hangzhou City. Xiasha University Town has fourteen universities and colleges, with a student population of 260,000. ZJSU's Xiasha campus with an area of 106 hectares is the largest one in the district. The campus borders the Qiantang River,the tide of which is a splendid and miraculous phenomenon, well-known in China and East Asia. The design of the campus well reflects ZGU's concept of human-centered education, the harmony between humans and the environment, and the idea of sustainable development. ZJSU's  classroom buildings are designed in the shape of a traditional Chinese ship, symbolizing that students are sailing on an ocean of knowledge. The Downtown Campus with an area of 24 hectares is located in the central part of Hangzhou city, 10 minutes drive from the famous West Lake. It is the cradle of ZJSU, and will be used mainly for promising innovative and high-level projects and programs.

ZJSU has a good reputation in teaching and research, especially in humanities and social sciences. While China is advancing and globalizing at an impressive tempo, the internationalization of ZJSU has become one of the major tasks. As ZJSU has entered its second century, our goal is to become a truly internationalized university—educating professionals and advancing the frontiers of knowledge not simply for Zhejiang, for China, but for the world. We are working together for a determined mission: “To speed up development and prosper through innovation.”

As one of the top universities in Zhejiang, ZJSU is working hard for a nation’s leading university in the near future, especially in social sciences.

ZJSU attaches great importance to international cooperation in the areas of teaching and research. It has student exchange, joint research and a variety of cooperative programs with over fifty universities of more than 20 countries, such as the USA, the UK, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea. Over four hundred international students are studying Chinese Language, Chinese culture, degree programs and other academic subjects on our campuses.

Facts and Figures

Established in 1911 as “Hangzhou Business School”

Renamed in 1980 as “Hangzhou Institute of Commerce”

Renamed in 2004 as “Zhejiang Gongshang University”

Students: 33,400, including 400 international students

Faculty and staff: 1989, including 1472 faculty

Library collection: 2.5 million books, 3000 journals & newspapers, over 21,000 digital journals

Overal floorage: 956,000 square meters, including two libraries (over 55,000 m2), classroom and office buildings (428,000 m2), and dorms (413,000 m2), gyms (4,6000 m2)

Permanent assets: 1.81 billion RMB

Value of the equipments: 2.62 million RMB, including 8572 computers for teaching, multi-media space for 41,888 people (more than the number of students)    

Honors and Reputation

"Grade A" school in the evaluation by China’s Ministry of Education in 2007

Among over 2000 Chinese colleges and universities, ZJSU’s

Statistics is ranked No. 4   

Food Science is ranked No. 4

Logistics is ranked No. 5

Human Resource Management is ranked No.6

Marketing is ranked No. 10

Economics is ranked No. 28,

Business administration is ranked No. 35,

Arts is ranked 50.

Law School is distinguished with two of top 10 Chinese Young Jurists

City: Hang Zhou

Hangzhou (Chinese: 杭州), formerly transliterated as Hangchow, is the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China. Governed as a sub-provincial city, and as of 2010, its entire administrative division had a registered population of 8.7 million people. A core city of the Yangtze River Delta, its position on the Hangzhou Bay 180 kilometres (110 mi) southwest of Shanghai gives it economic power, and moreover, it has also been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities of China for much of the last 1,000 years, due in part to its beautiful natural scenery; the city's West Lake is its most well-known attraction.

In recent years, Hangzhou have received more than 40 national and international honor titles, such as the UN Habitat Award, the International Garden City, National Environmental Protection Model City, National Sanitary City, National Model Green City, the State Forest City, China Habitat Environment Prize, China Environment Prize "urban environment "Awards, the most influential soft-power city in mainland, the best commercial city in mainland China, the happiest city in China, the best city of the overall investment environment in China , the safest cities in the country, the e-commerce capital in China, the entrepreneurial city in China, the top ten harmonious development cities in China, the ten best livable city in China, the top ten best scientific development cities in China, the top ten innovative cities in China, the top ten brands city in China and the top ten leisure cities in China. Hangzhou won the title of "the best commercial cities in mainland China" in 6 consecutive years by the U.S. "Forbes" magazine and ranked No.1 as "the happiest city in China" by "Oriental Outlook", the Xinhua News Agency.


The city of Hangzhou was founded during the Qin Dynasty as Qiantang County (Chinese: 錢塘縣). In AD 589, the city was renamed "Hangzhou", literally meaning "River-ferrying Prefecture", and a city wall was constructed two years later. It is listed as one of the Seven Ancient Capitals of China.

Hangzhou is at the southern end of China's Grand Canal which extends to Beijing. The canal evolved over centuries but reached its full length by 609.

It was the capital of the Wuyue Kingdom from 907 to 978 during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period. Named Xifu at the time, it was one of the three great centers of culture in southern China during the tenth century, along with Nanjing and Chengdu. Leaders of Wuyue were noted patrons of the arts, and especially of Buddhism and associated temple architecture and artwork. It also became a cosmopolitan center, drawing scholars from throughout China and conducting diplomacy not only with neighboring Chinese states, but also with Japan, Korea, and the Khitan Liao Dynasty.

Hangzhou was chosen as the capital of the Southern Song Dynasty in 1123. It remained the capital from the early 12th century until the Mongol invasion of 1276, and was known as Lin'an (臨安). It served as the seat of the imperial government, a center of trade and entertainment, and the nexus of the main branches of the civil service. During that time, the city was a sort of gravitational center of Chinese civilization.Numerous philosophers, politicians, and men of literature, including some of the most celebrated poets in Chinese history such as Su Shi (苏轼), Lu You (陆游), and Xin Qiji (辛弃疾) came here to live and die.

During the Southern Song Dynasty, commercial expansion, an influx of refugees from the conquered north, and the growth of the official and military establishments, led to a corresponding population increase and the city developed well outside its 9th century ramparts. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, Hangzhou had a population of over 2 million at that time.It is believed that Hangzhou was the largest city in the world from 1180 to 1358. The Venetian Marco Polo supposedly visited Hangzhou in the late 13th century. His book refers to the city as "beyond dispute the most splendid and luxurious in the world." The renowned 14th century Moroccan explorer Ibn Battuta said it was "the biggest city I have ever seen on the face of the earth."

Arab merchants lived in Hangzhou during the Song dynasty, due to the fact that the ocean going trade passsages took precedence over land trade during this time. There were also Arabic inscriptions from the 1200s and 1300s. During the Yuan dynasty, Muslims were persecuted through the banning of their traditions, and they participated in revolts against the Mongols. The Fenghuangshi mosque was constructed by an Egyptian trader who moved to Hangzhou.


Hangzhou's economy has rapidly developed since its opening up in 1992. It is an industrial city with many diverse sectors such as in light industry, agriculture, textile, It is also considered an important manufacturing base and logistics hub for coastal China.

In 2001, the GDP of the whole city amounts to RMB 156.8 billion which ranks the second among all of the provincial capitals except for Guangzhou. The city has more than tripled GDP in the last nine years, with GDP increasing from RMB ¥156.8 billion in 2001 to RMB ¥594.5 billion in 2010 and GDP per capita increasing from USD 3,025 to USD 13,330.

The city has developed many new industries since, they include medicine, information technology, heavy equipment, automotive components, household electrical appliances, electronics, telecommunication, fine chemicals, chemical fibre and food processing.


Hangzhou is renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. It is often known as one of the most beautiful cities in China, also ranking as one of the most scenic cities. Although Hangzhou has been through many recent urban developments, it still retains its historical and cultural heritage. Today, tourism remains an important factor for Hangzhou's economy. One of Hangzhou's most popular sights is the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The West Lake Cultural Landscape covers an area of 33 km2 (3,323 hectares) and includes some of Hangzhou's most notable historic and scenic places. Adjacent to the lake is a scenic area includes historical pagodas, cultural sites, as well as the natural beauty of the lake and hills. There are two causeways across the lake.


Hangzhou is served by the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which provides direct service to many international destinations such as Germany, Thailand, Australia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Singapore, and the Netherlands.[26] Regional routes reach Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. It has an extensive domestic route network within the PRC and is consistently ranked top 10 in passenger traffic among Chinese airports.

Hangzhou sits on the intersecting point of some of the busiest rail corridors in China. Direct trains link Hangzhou with more than 20 cities, including 4 daily services to Beijing (1650 km), more than 45 daily services to Shanghai (200 km) and it reaches as far as Ürümqi. The Shanghai–Hangzhou High-Speed Railway service inaugurated on October 26, 2010. The service is operated by the CRH 380A and CRH 380BL train sets which travel at a maximum speed of 350 km/h, shortening the duration of the 202 km trip to only 45 minutes