Wuhan University of Science & Technology

Wuhan University of Science & Technology

Brief Introducation of WUST

Wuhan University of Science & Technology, key university with central and provincial administrative condominium, lies in Wuhan City, known as the national thoroughfare. It can be traced from Craftwork School launched in 1898(in the end of Qing Dynasty) by Zhang Zhidong, Governor General of Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong and Guangxi. It was renamed in 1958 as Wuhan Institute of Iron and Steel, and in 1995, Wuhan Institute of Iron and Steel, Wuhan Junior College of Construction and Wuhan Junior Medical College of Metallurgical Industry, were incorporated into Wuhan University of Metallurgic Science and Technology. The present name came into being in 1999. 

Our university covers an area of 1,803,900 square meters (2705.81 mu). The total building area of our university is 1,039,400 square meters. The total number of various all-day students is 24764. We have fine school-running conditions here. We have a large group of teachers who are highly qualified and well-structured, with high academic standard and noble morality. Among them are 1510 professional teachers. Of all the teachers, 78.96% hold either a doctoral or a Master's degree, 40.74% hold professorship or associate professorship. Among the teachers are 4 joint-appointed academicians of China's Engineering Academy, 9 specially appointed professors honored as “Chutian Scholars”, 17 of them enjoy a reputation of “Project of People of Talents of Nation's and Hubei Province's Hundred Best, Thousand Best, and Ten Thousand Best”, 4 of them are National Excellent Teachers, 1 of them is a Provincial Best-Known Teacher, 23 of them are “Bao Gang Excellent Education Fund Teachers”, 16 of the are young and middle-aged experts who have done outstanding contributions, and 57 enjoy special allowance awarded by the State Council of the PRC or that of Hubei Province. We have advanced teaching and research equipments in our university. More than 2,750,000 volumes of books are in store in the library. Advanced information net covers every corner of the university. The total cost of all the teaching instruments adds up to more than ¥20 million. We have 32 research sections, an attached hospital of the best standard. All these provide a rich background for nurturing people of talents, doing scientific research and serving the society.

Here in our university we have designed most branches of learning with a distinction of specialties. Students here mainly major in engineering with a combination of engineering and science. The branches of learning cover such categories as science, engineering, medical science, liberal arts, economics, law. These branches of learning develop with coordination. There are 15 colleges offering undergraduate education, including 49 specialties. 

According to an issue, released in 2006, by the Center of Academic Degree and Graduate Education of the Educational Department of the PRC, two disciplines of Level I, Metallurgical Engineering and Mining Engineering, have carved way into National Top 10, and 9 disciplines of Level II, Mechanics, Mechanic Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Control Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Chemistry Engineering and Technology, Business Administration and Public Administration have carved way into National Top 50. Our university is an authorized unit of doctoral degree research, with two postdoctoral research stations. They are Metallurgical Engineering and Mechanic Engineering. We have also six doctoral degree programs. They are Material Science, Iron and Steel Metallurgy, Mechanic Design and Principle, Mechanic Electronic Engineering, Chemical Arts, Control Theory and Control Engineering. We also have 52 Master's degree programs, 11 Engineering Master's degree programs. We have a national key (under cultivation) discipline, 27 provincial key disciplines. Now we have firmly established a multi-stratification of educational system with undergraduate and postgraduate. 

Our university has a strong research power, unique advantages, especially in Iron and Steel Metallurgy, Chemical Material, Mechanic Controlling. We have built close link with 8 big enterprises such as “Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp”, “Handan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp”, “Lianyuan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp”, “Liuzhou Iron and Steel (Group) Corp”. We have also built strategic partnership with Shiyan City. We have set up a joint polytechnic institute with Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp. We have a national key experiment base, a national key laboratory, an engineering research center for the Educational Department, 5 provincial key laboratories and two provincial key liberal arts bases for science and research. In the past 3 years, we have taken or held 327 such National, Ministry or Provincial Key Projects as National “Project 863”, National “11th 5-Year” Science and Technology Supporting Project, National Natural Science Fund. The total funds add up to¥356 million, with 42 projects awarded scientific rewards of ministry and provincial level, with 1 project awarded National Scientific and Technological Progress, with 5 projects awarded Ministry or Provincial Scientific and Technological Progress. We therefore have done special contributions to the local economic building and agricultural development. Thus we are honored by Hubei Province with the reputation of “Excellent Unit of Serving Hubei with Science and Technology”.

We take it as our core to nurture people of talents, firmly persisting in creative education, strengthening quality education, advocating combination of learning and doing, laying stress on individual development, paying more attention to bringing up the creative spirit of the students in order to raise talents with both noble morality and consummate skills. We hold on the central position of teaching and learning, trying actively to fit in with the needs of the economic building and social development. We promote reform in teaching and instruction. We are experimenting with flexible educational system, credit system, major-and-subsidiary system, double-bachelor degree system, so as to encourage students to have an all-around development. We have built two Model Special Fields of Study of National standard Level I, two Excellent Model Subjects of National standard, a National Model Center for Experimental Teaching, 8 excellent Model Special Fields of Study of provincial standard, 18 Excellent Model Subjects of provincial standard, 8 Provincial Model Centers for Experimental Teaching. We have established a perfect teaching system, with its teaching quality widely acknowledged. In the past three years, 93.44% of the school leavers from our university found jobs. Our students have been awarded many Top Grade Prizes in the National English Contest, the first prize for National Mathematic Building Model Contest, first prize for National College Student Intelligence Car Contest, first prize for National College Built-in System Design Contest, Gold Medal for “Cup of Challenge”---College Students' Design for Starting an Undertaking. Our students' delegation, “Climbers”, has won two world championships for FIRA, 6 national championships for FIRA. Our women's basket-ball has won championships in CUBA and National College Student Sports Meet. 

Over the hundred years, our university has been firmly holding on the motto “Motivate Morality, Advocate Academy, Promote Pragmatism, and Impede Impetuosity”, developing an excellent style of schooling and learning. We have altogether produced more than 120,000 people of talents, who are holding important positions in such fields as politics, economy, science and technology, education, culture and medical science. Especially in the field of iron and steel, the most important roles as mainstays are being held by our graduates. Many alumni are either academicians of China's Engineering Academy, or experts and scholars, or members of leaderships of the Party and the Government, or CEOs, chief managers of national big corporations. Our university is honored as “Cradle for People of Talents in Iron and Steel and Metallurgy”

Our university insists on facing the world and opening education. One by one we have built academic relationship and communication with 22 universities from such countries as the USA, the GB, Japan, Germany, Canada and Australia. We invite famous scholars home and abroad to be honorary professors or to hold concurrent post here. We also invite a large group of foreign teachers to teach in our university. We choose some teachers to further their studies abroad to better our working staff in order to raise our international competitiveness. We also have a lot international cooperation to benefit from it so as to be more competitive. We constantly improve our capacity of university administration, as well as our core competence.

We have by far experienced a hundred years of ups and downs, achievements and glories. Wuhan University of Science and Technology has always been closely related to the nation's honors and disgraces, rise and fall. In this new historic era, our university sticks firmly to the direction of the view of scientific development, takes it as its essential task to nurture people of talents, with the construction of teaching staff as its center. We put the construction of teaching branches in the first place, carving a way of internal development with coordination, based on the advantage of metallurgy. We shall serve the country and develop ourselves at the same time. We shall constantly strengthen our power and core competitiveness, in order to build our university nationally well-known, with a certain reputation across the world. Then our university will be one with high standard of teaching and research. We will do more contributions to the prosperity of our country.




Wuhan University of Science & Technology 

IELTS Teacher Needed

English Teachers Number required:
 1-2 Posts

Requirements: BA and TESOL /TEFL. Some teaching experience preferred

Contract Period: 1st Mar, 2023 - 15th Jan, 2024
                           1st Sep, 2023 - 15th Jul, 2024

Monthly Salary:  9000 - 9500 RMB

Teaching hours: 16-18 hours per week

Level of students: University 

Travel allowance: 2,200 RMB per school term

Accommodation: a free private furnished apartment on the school campus. It includes one private bedroom, full set of furniture. Washroom. Color TV with cable, living room, dinning room, balcony, computer with internet access.3meals a day at the school.

Internet access(free): Internet access (broadband) in the apartment

Medical Insurance: Medical care for foreign teachers in accordance with China's medical system.The school will provide teachers with a basic medical insurance and accident insurance . 

Paid Holiday : 2 days off per week; public holidays in China; winter holiday.

Work permit : The school will provide work permit for China at no cost to the teacher.

Air-ticket Reimbursement: Round way airfare reimbursement will be made for teacher maximum 10,000 RMB on completion of a school year contract 

Closest Airport: Wuhan Tianhe international airport