2024 ZJU Global Recruitment

Zhejiang University

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Basic Requirements

We are seeking full-time team members to join us at Zhejiang University (ZJU), ideally those who bring a deep passion for education to their work. Ideal candidates should be in good health, demonstrate a thorough approach to learning, exhibit a proactive attitude towards collaboration, and possess a strong appreciation for the unique culture and values of ZJU.

Categories of Positions

      Qiushi Chair Professor


We’re looking for scholars who have distinguished themselves with notable achievements and earned extensive recognition from international peers. This includes Nobel Prize laureates, Turing Award winners, Fields Medalists, or recipients of similar international accolades. We also welcome members of the Academies of Sciences or Engineering from developed countries, and other globally renowned scholars.


Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive Remuneration: We offer attractive salary packages, negotiable based on individual qualifications and needs.

Housing Support: We provide assistance with housing, including access to temporary apartments and opportunities to purchase welfare apartments, subject to ZJU’s eligibility criteria.

Research Support: We offer negotiable start-up funds based on your specific needs.

Modern Facilities: You’ll have access to a state-of-the-art office environment and laboratory facilities.

Team Building Support: We actively support team building, guaranteeing a certain number of doctoral student admissions annually and assisting in recruiting postdoctoral fellows.

Comprehensive Services: We assist with schooling for children and employment opportunities for spouses. Support is also provided for household registration, permanent residence permits for foreign nationals, and other administrative needs.


      Qiushi Distinguished Scholar 



We are inviting applications for prestigious positions including Qiushi Distinguished Professor, Qiushi Distinguished Professor for Teaching, Qiushi Distinguished Clinician, Qiushi Distinguished Engineer, and Qiushi Distinguished Scholar for Think Tank. Ideal candidates should hold a full professorship (or equivalent) at a renowned university. For Qiushi Distinguished Clinician, both professor and chief physician roles are typically required. We’re looking for individuals with significant academic achievements in their fields, the ability to elevate their disciplines to the forefront of international research, and outstanding organizational leadership skills.


Remuneration and Benefits

Remuneration: Successful applicants will receive attractive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package.

Housing Support: We offer assistance with housing, including temporary apartment provisions. Eligible applicants may also have the opportunity to purchase welfare apartments.

Research Support: A tailored scientific research start-up fund will be provided based on the discipline.

Modern Facilities: Access to competitive office spaces and modern laboratory facilities will be ensured.

Team Building: We strongly support team development, ensuring a guaranteed admission of doctoral students each year and aiding in the recruitment of postdoctoral fellows.

Comprehensive Services: We provide assistance with schooling for children, employment for spouses, household registration, and help in obtaining permanent residence permits for foreign nationals.


      Tenured Professor /Tenured Associate Professor


Applicants are expected to be permanent faculty members at high-level universities, recognized both nationally and internationally. We are seeking tenured professors who have demonstrated significant academic accomplishments in their respective fields. Candidates should show excellence in teaching, research, and student development, on par with tenured professors at leading universities. Additionally, we are inviting tenured associate professors who have made notable contributions and possess a degree of academic influence. Ideal candidates for this role should exhibit outstanding performance in teaching, research, and the cultivation of talent, comparable to a tenured associate professor at a prominent university.


Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive Salary and Benefits: Successful candidates will receive an attractive salary package with comprehensive welfare benefit.

Housing Assistance: We provide help with housing, including access to temporary apartments. Eligible applicants may also purchase welfare apartments according to ZJU’s criteria.

Research Support: Tailored start-up funds for scientific research will be provided based on the specific discipline.

Modern Facilities: Access to competitive office and state-of-the-art laboratory spaces is  guaranteed.

Team Building: We offer strong support for doctoral student enrollment, backed by the university and respective departments/schools, and assist in recruiting postdoctoral fellows.

Comprehensive Services: Assistance is available for children’s school enrollment and spousal employment, along with help in household registration and obtaining permanent residence permits for foreign nationals.

      ZJU100 Young Professor 


Applicants are required to have an educational background that includes a doctorate from a globally renowned university. In terms of professional experience, ideal candidates should currently hold a position as an assistant or associate professor (or an equivalent role) at an internationally recognized university known for its academic excellence. Moreover, we are in search of exceptional individuals who stand out among their peers, demonstrating the capability to independently establish and develop a research direction. These candidates should exhibit the potential to become academic leaders in their respective fields.

Remuneration and Benefits

Remuneration:Successful applicants will receive an attractive salary package.

Housing support:We offer comprehensive housing assistance and subsidies. This includes providing temporary apartments and offering housing subsidies to address your accommodation needs. Additionally, successful candidates who attain a tenured position at ZJU will have the opportunity to purchase welfare apartments.

Research Funding: Tailored start-up funds for scientific research are available, based on the discipline.

Modern Facilities: Access to a competitive office environment and state-of-the-art laboratory spaces is guaranteed.

Team Building Support: Qualified candidates will receive university and departmental/school support for enrolling doctoral students and recruiting postdoctoral fellows.

Comprehensive Services: Assistance is offered for children’s school enrollment and spousal employment, as well as support with household registration and obtaining permanent residence permits for foreign nationals.


      Postdoctoral Researcher 


We are looking for applicants under 35 years old who have recently earned a doctorate. Ideal candidates should exhibit excellent personal qualities and academic performance, possess great potential for academic development, have an international outlook, and be able to work full-time at ZJU.


Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive Salary: We offer a tiered funding system for university-employed postdoctoral researchers, with salaries for outstanding candidates potentially exceeding 400,000 CNY annually.

Comprehensive Living Benefits: Preferential rent apartments with excellent facilities are available. We cover social insurance, including pension and medical insurance. Underage children of postdoctoral researchers are eligible for nursery admission. Those securing employment in Zhejiang post-program can access local talent policies.

Supportive Research Environment: Our research groups ensure adequate funding and experiment conditions. We support applications for various scientific projects and participation in international conferences.

Robust International Network: Through collaborations with top universities like MIT, Cambridge, and Stanford, we provide opportunities for postdoctoral researchers to engage in cooperative research abroad. Our Joint cultivation of Postdoctoral Fellows with Partner Universities Recruitment Program, based at the Haining International Campus, is designed to jointly cultivate top-tier researchers with world-class universities.

Clear Career Pathways: Postdoctoral researchers meeting our criteria can apply for national young talent programs and have priority in university teaching and research positions post-program. Eligibility for senior professional titles is available after more than 2 years in the program.

Flexible Contract Duration: Researchers can negotiate contract periods of 2-4 years with their recruiting department and supervisor, in line with national policies and project needs.


      Research Fellow 


Candidates should be under 38 years old (up to 40 years for those with a senior professional title or in the fields of humanities and social sciences), having recently earned a doctorate. Ideal applicants will exhibit excellent personal qualities and academic performance, demonstrate potential for academic development, have an international perspective, and be able to commit to a full-time role at ZJU.

Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive Salary: Salaries are negotiated based on the specific scientific research tasks and contributions, with funding primarily sourced from research projects. The university also provides complete social insurance.

Well-Equipped Living Facilities: We offer apartments with fully equipped living amenities.

Clear Career Advancement: Exceptional performers who meet our criteria may apply for positions such as the ZJU100 Young Professor and other research faculty roles within the university.

How to Apply

Application Materials

Application Requirements

1.Detailed Resume: Your resume should chronologically outline your academic and professional journey from your undergraduate studies to the present. Include published papers, work experience, significant teaching and research achievements, research projects you’ve undertaken, patents, and awards.

2.Three Representative Works: Submit three works that best showcase your abilities and accomplishments.

3.Research Proposal for ZJU:  Present a detailed plan for the research you intend to conduct at Zhejiang University.

Application Process

Compile all required materials into a single PDF document. Please name the file as ‘Your Name+Department/School+Research Direction+Talent Category’.

Initially, email your application to the relevant contact person of the department or school you’re applying to (download the following table for contact details).  Then, forward this email to zju-hr@zju.edu.cn.

Postdoctoral researchers and research fellows should directly email their applications to the respective department or school contact.


       After Submission

Candidates who successfully pass the initial screening process will be invited for a video interview or asked to visit Hangzhou for further discussions. The initial screening will be completed within four weeks of receiving your application. If you have not received a response within six weeks, please assume that your application has not progressed to the next stage. For any additional information or queries, feel free to contact us via phone or email.


Contact Information

  1. Department/School

Please refer to the attached table for the contact details of the respective department or school.

contact info of departments.xlsx(click here to download)

  1. Office of Talent Management of Zhejiang University



Contact: Ms. Xia/ Ms. Ruan

  1. Human Resources Department of Zhejiang University



Contact:Ms. Wang


About Zhejiang University

Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is located in the historic and picturesque city of Hangzhou.

Zhejiang University has always adhered to the tradition of “Seeking Truth and Pursuing Innovation” as the university motto, with the world development as its responsibility and pursuit for truth as its goal. It is the spirit of ZJU and the common values for all ZJUers to develop a mind as broad as the vast ocean embracing all streams and all rivers, and a soul seeking truth and believing in virtues, to be innovative and pioneering, and to construct and consolidate our country. The University strives to nurture high-caliber innovators and future leaders with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physique, aesthetic beauty, and global competitiveness. Under the cultivation of Zhejiang University, a large number of famous scientists, cultural masters, and elites from all walks of life have emerged, making contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the promotion of exchanges and mutual learning among human civilizations.

With over 120 years of development, Zhejiang University has evolved into a globally impactful, comprehensive research university, known for its unique strengths and contributions. Our research encompasses 13 academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and various interdisciplinary fields. According to the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as of May 2023, 21 of our 22 disciplines rank in the top 1% globally, with 10 in the top 0.1%. Our distinguished faculty includes 24 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 21 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 14 senior liberal arts professors, and over 1800 high-level and exceptional young talents.

Zhejiang University warmly invites talented individuals from around the world to join us in shaping a bright and promising future together!

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