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Shaoxing Institute,ZJU Calls for Application of China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund(overseas)!

Shaoxing Institute, Zhejiang University
Shaoxing (Locality), Zhejiang (CN)
An annual salary of no less than 1 million CNY;Talent subsidies at all levels total 3 million CNY.
Closing date
May 1, 2024

Shaoxing Institute,ZJU Calls for Application of China's Excellent Young Scientists Fund(overseas)!

In order to focus on major scientific and technological innovation platforms, construction of new research and development institutions, and development of key industries, SXIZJU (Shaoxing Institute, Zhejiang University) cordially invites excellent overseas young scientists to apply, on the basis of the institute, for the National Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Overseas) sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. 

About the Fund

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) launched the NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas) in 2021, in order to attract and encourage outstanding young overseas scholars (including non-Chinese expatriates) who have achieved good accomplishment in natural science and engineering technology, etc., to return (or come) to China to work. NSFC encourages the young overseas scholars to choose research directions independently and carry out innovative research, which promotes the rapid growth of young scientific and technological talents, cultivates a group of outstanding key scholars who are expected to rank the forefront of science and technology in the world, and provides powerful support for building China's strength in science and technology.


1. Complying with the laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China, have good scientific ethics, consciously practice the spirit of scientists of the new era;

2. Born after January 1,1984;

3. Having a doctorate degree;

4.The research mainly focuses on natural sciences, engineering technology,etc.;

5. Generally obtaining formal teaching or scientific research positions in overseas universities, scientific research institutions, or corporate R&D institutions, and having worked for more than 36 consecutive months; for those who have obtained a doctorate degree overseas with outstanding performance,the requirements for working years can be lowered appropriately;

6. Having obtained scientific research or technical achievements recognized by peer experts, and having the potential to become academic leaders or outstanding talents in corresponding field;

7. The applicant who has not yet returned (or come) to work in China full-time, or returned (or came) to work in China after January 1.2023. must resign from work abroad upon notification of funding or have no job overseas and guarantee no less than 3 years of full-time work in China;

8. Applicants shall only apply for or undertake one type of project among the same level of government-sponsored talent plans. Those who have undertaken a project at a higher level may not apply for one at a lower level.

(Ps:The above conditions are based on the guidelines of NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Fund (Overseas) in 2023, the specific qualifications shall be subject to NSFC's guidelines for this program issued in 2024.


We sincerely invite global talents to apply for the Excellent Young Scientists Fund (overseas) of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and welcome overseas outstanding scholars to join Shaoxing Institute, Zhejiang University.In addition to the national award, we  provide the following benefits:

Salary and Benefits:An annual salary of no less than 1 million CNY;Talent subsidies at all levels total 3 million CNY.

Financial support:(1) The National Natural Science Foundation of China provides a funding of 1 to 3 million CNY, with a funding period of 3 years;(2) SXIZJU provides no less than 75 million CNY in research start-up funding.

Research Conditions:Support for the formation of academic teams;Public technology platform and ready-to-use laboratory space supported by SXIZJU and ZJU.

Living Security:Subsidies of 1.7 million CNY for resettlement or house purchase, and atalent apartments of 100-200 square meters sponsored by Shaoxing or home rental allowances of 60,000 CNY; Eligibility for Shaoxing's talent introduction policy, with spouse and children eligible for residency benefits, education resources and high-level medical services.

Development platform:Directly recognized as a "Jianshui Talents Program" researcher(Class I), that can apply for the qualification of graduate enrollment at ZJU,and be employed as a part-time teacher of ZJU. Those who made outstanding achievements will have the chance to be employed as a full-time teacher of ZJU.

Other:Excellent talent can still be recognized as a "Jianshui Talents Program" researcher(Class Ⅱ) through the selection process of SXIZJU, even though you are not approved for the project. The  "Jianshui Talents Program" researcher(Class Ⅱ)  can also apply for the qualification of graduate enrollment at ZJU,be employed as a part-time teacher of ZJU, and have the chance to be employed as a full-time teacher of ZJU.


Applicants should submit their resumes (including basic personal information, education and work experience, research fields, representative achievements, etc.) to the contact email address:, and cc: Please indicate the subject of the email as Excellent Young Scientists Fund (Overseas). Your information will be strictly confidential.

Our staff team will provide comprehensive application services for applicants.

At the same time, SXIZJU has a special fund for talent introduction. If the recommended talents are successfully selected into the national talent introduction project and enter our institute, the introducer will be rewarded accordingly.

Contact:Miss HE



About us

The Shaoxing Institute of Zhejiang University (hereinafter referred to as “SXIZJU”) was inaugurated in January 2022 as an independent legal person jointly built by Shaoxing Municipal Government and Zhejiang University to comprehensively deepen the strategic cooperation between Shaoxing and the university. Focusing on the leading industries of Shaoxing, such as integrated circuits, biomedicine, medical devices, new materials, cultural and tourism integration, SXIZJU carries out R&D of cutting-edge technologies, high-level talents introduction and cultivation, and high-tech industry projects incubation in order to create a domestic leading, world-class innovation highland of the integrated circuit industry, life and health industry and research highland of the famous city Shaoxing.
  SXIZJU has set up Microelectronics research center, Life and Health research center and Asian Civilization Research Center, with more than 300 resident staff, including 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 18 national talents (including 5 who have won the title through the institute), 8 provincial talents, more than 200 full-time R&D personnel and 53 full-time doctors.

Supported by NSFC and the Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang and approved as the New R&D Institute of Zhejiang Province, the Postdoctoral Workstation of Zhejiang Province and the Academician Workstation of Shaoxing City, SXIZJU has established “Jianshui Talents Program” to open up the talent co-education platform of Zhejiang University and has obtained the independent evaluation qualification of “Home of Celebrities” Talent Program of Shaoxing. We have built a power micro-electronic testing platform with CNAS qualification, a high-standard MEMS sensor technology platform, a medical device analysis and test platform, and will soon build a pilot-level CDMO platform for cell gene therapy. At the same time, Shaoxing Key Laboratory for Safe Operation of New Power System and Shaoxing Pilot Base for Transformation of Scientific and Technological Achievements (Pilot Base for Transformation of Advanced Packaging Scientific and Technological Achievements) have been built.

We have gradually established close cooperation with domestic and overseas enterprises and research institutes, including the joint laboratory of advanced biomaterials and medical device industry transformation co-built with Spain Biomaterials Research Center, the life and health industry achievement transformation base with Zhejiang Zhenyuan Co., LTD, the joint laboratory of magnetic navigation surgical robot with Meio CadiNav Medical, and the joint laboratory of nuclear power equipment with Ensense Technology Co., LTD. SXIZJU has conducted national advanced training courses such as integrated circuit industry development and other related training for nearly 1,000 people from enterprises and public institutes and has been approved more than 20 major science and technology projects above the provincial and ministerial level. We have carried out more than 40 technical services for enterprises and incubated 16 technology-based enterprises.

Location advantage

The historic city of Shaoxing is located in the core area of Hangzhou Bay in the Yangtze River Delta. With the completion and operation of a number of major transportation projects such as subways and expressways, a 30-minute commuting circle between the urban areas of Hangzhou and Shaoxing, a one-hour traffic circle connecting Ningbo and Shaoxing and a one hour and a half traffic circle connecting with the Yangtze River Delta have been formed. The Shaoxing's comprehensive economic strength ranks among the “top 30” in China, with profound historical and cultural heritage, and is gathering its strength to build a “world-class ancient city”. In the “2023 Chinese City Livability Index Analysis Report”, Shaoxing ranks 7th in China

The Yuecheng District and Binhai New Area, where the Shaoxing Institute of Zhejiang University is located, are the political, economic and cultural center of Shaoxing City, with a GDP of over 100 billion yuan. It is an important growth pole of Zhejiang Greater Bay Area, focusing on integrated circuits and high-end biomedicine “Ten Thousand Acres and One Hundred Billion”industrial clusters, and is vigorously implementing the strategy of scientific and technological innovation and talent cultivation, putting scientific and technological innovation in the core position of modernization. Yuecheng District leads high-quality development with high-level scientific and technological innovation and shapes the winning future advantage. Yuecheng District was awarded the most happy urban area in 2023.

In order to build a first-class platform, gather first-class talents,form first-class teams and produce first-class results, Shaoxing Institute of Zhejiang University invites you to join!


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