Haina Leading Scholar in Biomedical Science

Haining, China
Internationally competitive
31 Mar 2022
End of advertisement period
29 May 2022
Contract Type
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 Haina Leading Scholars Scholars with the capacity to significantly promote the development of the relevant disciplines and with international impact, including winners of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars Fund or equivalent.

Hiring Institutes/School:

Zhejiang University-University of Edinburgh Institute (ZJE)


Preferred Areas: Stem cells, aging and regenerative medicine, infection and immunology, bio-informatics and medical informatics, and other biomedical areas.

Work and Living Conditions

Haina Leading Scholars

  1. Tenured full professorship of ZJU;
  2. Internationally competitive salary in accordance with Qiushi Distinguished Professors (ZJU) standard;
  3. Start-up fund of 5 million+ yuan and 200㎡+ of lab and office space for scholars in experimental areas;
  4. Support for research team building, including assistance in PI recruitment, and uncapped number of postdocs; Minimum one PhD student recruitment quota per year in the first three years;
  5. Joint appointment between ZJU and our partnering universities (UoE, UIUC etc.) after evaluation;
  6. Rental of a fully-furnished apartment, plus purchase of an on-campus Hainshire townhouse/apartment at a preferential rate.

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-UoE Institute:

Ms. YANG at Xinyi_yang@zju.edu.cn, +86 571 87572816

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