Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is a comprehensive, research-oriented, innovation-driven university with distinct features and substantial international impact. It ranks 45th in QS World University Rankings 2022 and was proudly awarded International Strategy of the Year by the Times Higher Education.
The International Campus, Zhejiang University is a strategic initiative of ZJU and is a successful model of the open-up endeavor of Chinese higher education. By working closely with world-class universities, bringing together leading scholars, and attracting advanced educational resources, the International Campus has formed two most striking features of “international” and “interdisciplinary”. It has set up 3 leading institutes, namely the ZJU-UoE Institute (jointly with the University of Edinburgh), the ZJU-UIUC Institute (jointly with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and the Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS). The 9 international research centers on campus including the joint center for advanced photonics, and the joint center for functional polymers etc. have established comprehensive cooperative partnerships with over 30 top universities and research institutes across the world.
The International Campus is endowed with superb living and work conditions with an open and inclusive culture. Its faculty come from 13 countries and over 40% of them are non-Chinese. Above 20% of the students are overseas students from more than 70 countries. Over 95% of the faculty of the Campus have international work or study experience.
The International Campus is situated in Haining, Zhejiang Province. It is at the heartland of Yangtze River Delta Economic Zone, 100 km to the west of Shanghai and 60 km to the east of Hangzhou (30 mins by inter-city train). With over 3,000 years of history, Haining is rich with culture heritage, and abounds in historic figures and natural beauties. The Haining Tide is famous throughout the world.
The International Campus has launched the “Haina Scholar Program” to recruit talents globally.
Haina Top Scholars
Scholars with the capacity to lead the development of the relevant discipline and with great international impact, including members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences/Engineering, academicians of advanced countries, winners of international awards, or equivalent.
Haina Leading Scholars
Scholars with the capacity to significantly promote the development of the relevant discipline and with international impact, including winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars Fund or equivalent.
Haina Young Scholars
Scholars with the potential to become leaders in relevant discipline, including winners of Research Fund of International Young Scientist, Cheung Kong Young Scholar, Science Fund for Outstanding Youth or equivalent.
Work and Living Conditions
Haina Young Scholars
(1) Tenured associate professorship, or tenure-track associate professorship or assistant professorship of ZJU;
(2) 500,000 + yuan of salary commensurate with qualifications;
(3) Start-up fund of 3 million+ yuan for assistant professors and 4 million + yuan for associate professors;
(4) 150㎡+ of lab and office space according to research needs;
(5) Assistance in application of talent programs and research fund via the University and municipal departments, and provision of matching fund;
(6) One PhD student recruitment quota per year in the first three years;
(7) Joint appointment between ZJU and our partnering universities (UoE, UIUC etc.) after evaluation;
(8) Rental of a fully-furnished apartment, plus purchase of an on-campus Hainshire apartment at a preferential rate.
The International Campus is dedicated to continuously optimizing working and living conditions. It boasts a bilingual campus environment, an efficient administrative structure and a complete set of service provision.
The Campus guarantees enrollment of children in preferred local schools and offers assistance in seeking employment opportunities for spouses.
How to Apply
Positions remain open until filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a CV (including study/research experience, publication list etc.), five representative examples of your teaching and research work from the past five years, and three references by email. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by relevant institute.
Ms. Xiufang JIN at
+86 571 8757 2520
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