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Zhejiang University (ZJU) Global Recruitment

Zhejiang University
Zijingang Campus, Yuhangtang Road No.866, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, P.R.China
Attractive salary packages are offered, negotiable based on individual qualifications and needs.
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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


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: 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 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 have 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 '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 (scan the provided QR code for contact details). Then, forward this email to
  • 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 scan the QR code for the contact details of the respective department or school.

2. Office of Talent Management of Zhejiang University


Contact: Ms. Xia/ Ms. Ruan

3. 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 March 2024, 21 of our 22 disciplines rank in the top 1% globally, with 11 in the top 0.1%, 3 in the top 0.01% (3rd place among domestic universities). Our distinguished faculty includes 27 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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