Postdoctoral Researcher in Mechanical Engineering

Haining, China
£47,956 + converted salary* p.a.
30 Mar 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Embracing Diverse Disciplines, Shaping the Future

Global Recruitment Notice of International Campus, Zhejiang University

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) and 10 international research centers including the joint center for advanced photonics and the joint center for functional polymers etc. So far, the International Campus has 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 14 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 welcomes applications for Postdoctoral Researchers Having obtained a PhD degree in related areas from renowned universities; Good research potential and capability; high standard of ethics and academic integrity.

Hiring Institutes/School:

Zhejiang University- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (ZJUI)


Work and Living Conditions

Postdoctoral Researchers

  1. Academic environment: International and multidisciplinary research environment. Leading supervisor team from home and abroad. 
  2. Remuneration: Annual salary of RMB 400,000 yuan+ for qualified applicants jointly provided by the institute/school and Haining municipal government, plus 200,000 yuan of start-up fund.
  3. Grant Application: Recommendation application of the National Innovation Grant for Postdocs and matching fund will be provided for successful applicants.
  4. Career development: Recommendation to tenure/tenure-track position at ZJU upon completion of postdoctoral work. Eligible for Haining local employment support of 300,000 yuan total in three years, plus cash subsidy equivalent to 40 ㎡ of first housing purchased locally.

How to Apply

Positions remain open until filled. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter (with contact information), CV, teaching and research statement, and 3 reference information by email. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by relevant institute.

ZJU-UIUC Institute:

Ms. GOU at zjuihr@zju.edu.cn, +86 571 8757 2520

For more information, please visit  https://www.intl.zju.edu.cn/en