Tenure-track Assistant Professor, College of Media and International Culture

Hangzhou, China
Monday, 8 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest. Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the University is organized across seven faculties and 36 schools. ZJU has over 53,000 students, over 53% of whom are postgraduate students. The University currently ranks among the top three on Chinese mainland and within the top 100 in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings and QS World University Rankings.

The College of Media and International Culture at Zhejiang University was established in 2006. Its Department of Journalism, founded in 1958, is one of the earliest journalism education departments in China. According to the 2020 QS World University Ranking, the College is ranked among the top 150 globally for Communication and Media Studies.

1. Areas

  • Communication and Media Study

2. Tenure-track Assistant Professor


Candidates should be able to teach courses for both undergraduates and graduates, maintain an active research agenda, produce quality research outputs, and acquire competitive external funding. Candidates are required to be promoted to tenured Associate Professor within six years.


Candidates must have a PhD degree in above mentioned areas, have a proven or strongly emerging track record of high quality research publications, and under the age of 40. Those who are ethnically non-Chinese are particularly encouraged to apply.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package, including housing subsidy and start-up fund, will be offered.

3、 Contact information

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference. All application materials should be sent electronically and in confidence to Mrs. Pan at yishapan@zju.edu.cn. All application materials will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.