Core Faculty Recruitment
Tenured Professor/Tenured Associate Professor
About Zhejiang University
Zhejiang University is a comprehensive, research-oriented and innovative university with distinctive characteristics and great influence both domestically and internationally. It offers a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, economics, and medicine. ZJU is highly regarded and has achieved notable rankings in various global university rankings. In the QS World Rankings 2023, it holds the 42nd position, and in the QS Asian Universities Rankings 2022, it ranks 13th. Furthermore, ZJU is ranked 3rd in the National Rankings 2022 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) and 36th in the World Rankings of ARWU.
The Fourth Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, the International School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, and the International Institutes of Medicine, Zhejiang University form a collaborative partnership established by Zhejiang University and Yiwu Municipal People's Government. With a commitment to uphold the quality and standards of Zhejiang University, and a focus on national strategic priorities and the implementation of the "double first-class initiatives", this triad development model aims to create an internationally recognized, cutting-edge and research-oriented institute for advanced medical education. Its purpose is to explore how local internationalization can drive innovation in medical science and embark on a new educational journey that embraces global engagement.
The Fourth Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine is a provincial, comprehensive tertiary class-A hospital integrating medicine, education and research, and is directly affiliated with Zhejiang University. It has a planned 4,300 beds and is ranked top 5% of the tertiary public hospitals in China, making it the youngest hospital in the country to earn the award.
The International School of Medicine, Zhejiang University (ISM) is a secondary college run and managed by Zhejiang University, which is set to become an institute of higher medical education serving the national "Belt and Road" initiative. Huang Hefeng, an academician from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a famous reproductive medicine scientist, has been appointed as the Dean of the International School of Medicine.
The International Institutes of Medicine, Zhejiang University is a platform for scientific research support and translational medicine research, and has been approved as the first batch of new provincial-level R&D institutions in Zhejiang Province, Zhejiang Engineering Research Center for Future Pathology, Postdoctoral Workstations. An international and cutting-edge research team has been built, focusing on “5+X” disciplines, including Reproductive Medicine, Oncology, Regeneration and Aging Medicine, Global Health, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. 8 centers have been built, including the Centers for Reproductive Medicine, RNA Medicine, Oncology Medicine, Regeneration and Aging Medicine, Metabolic Medicine, Brain and Nerve Disease Research, Mitochondrial Medicine, and Genomics Medicine. We will continue to carry out high-level clinical translation and cutting-edge multidisciplinary cooperation.
Tenured Professors or Tenured Associate Professors hold a permanent position within the university's faculty, demonstrating a high level of expertise, scholarly accomplishments, and teaching proficiency in their respective field. This position typically represents the culmination of an extensive academic career, characterized by years of experience, advanced research contributions, and a strong reputation within the academic community.
- Teaching and Instruction: Your main duty is to deliver high-quality instruction to students, designing and teaching courses that promote their intellectual growth. Your teaching should be engaging, effective and responsive to diverse learners. You may also guide and mentor students, providing academic advice and support.
- Research and Scholarship: You are expected to conduct impactful and innovative research in your expertise. Your research should contribute to the knowledge in your field and address important intellectual questions. Publishing findings in reputable journals and presenting work at conferences are important for advancing knowledge.
- Academic Leadership: It is expected of you to be an academic leader within your department and the university. You may provide leadership, guidance and expertise by serving on committees, participating in program development, and contributing to the university's strategic direction.
- Mentoring and Advising: As an experienced faculty member, you have the responsibility to mentor and advise junior faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students. Your mentorship shapes their careers, fosters their professional development, and contributes to the academic community's growth.
- Service and Engagement: You will engage in service activities benefiting the university and the academic community. This includes serving on committees, participating in peer review processes, organizing conferences or workshops, and engaging in outreach activities that align with the university's mission and values.
- Professional Development: It is important to continuously develop and enhance your expertise. You stay updated with the latest research and teaching advancements, participate in professional development activities, and engage in continuous learning to improve your teaching and research skills.
- Ethical Conduct and Role Modeling: As a Tenured Professor or a Tenured Associate Professor, you must uphold high standards of integrity, professionalism and ethics. You serve as a role model for students and colleagues, demonstrating integrity in your research, teaching and interactions within the academic community.
For the position of Tenured Professor candidate, you should demonstrate a level of academic excellence comparable to tenured professors at renowned universities both domestically and internationally. For the position of Tenured Associate Professor candidate, you should meet the standards equivalent to those of tenured associate professors at prestigious universities both domestically and internationally.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
- You are expected to have achieved significant scholarly accomplishments in your research field.
- You should possess a considerable level of international recognition and influence.
- You are required to have excelled in teaching, research and talent development, showcasing outstanding achievements in these areas.
- You should have a passion for education, effective communication skills, and the ability to inspire and engage.
- You ought to have a strong academic record, including a doctoral degree in a relevant field.
- You should have a proven track record of effective teaching and mentoring.
- You are considered to have a successful track record in obtaining research grants and funding.
This is a full-time job.
This is an in-person position based on our campus in Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province. (For information about this city, please refer to the content provided in the following link: http://www.yw.gov.cn/)
We offer an outstanding and competitive benefits package including:
- Salary: Based on your specific circumstances, a competitive salary will be provided..
- Housing: One unit of faculty housing can be purchased at a preferential policy price. A temporary apartment can be provided during the transition period.
- Start-up research funding: We provide competitive research start-up funding in accordance with the academic discipline field.
- Environment: We provide a professional office environment and ample lab space.
- Team building: We provide the qualifications to enroll doctoral students and support the recruitment of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers.
- Family support: We assist in enrolling children in schools or nurseries, as well as finding employment for your spouses. We also provide assistance with obtaining local residency permits for foreigners, and other related matters.
- Facilities: We provide access to all sports facilities and libraries at Zhejiang University.
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Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
At our organization, we are unwavering in our commitment to equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect, fairness and dignity, regardless of your background, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or abilities.
We embrace diversity as a strength, recognizing that it fuels innovation, enhances creativity and drives better outcomes. We actively seek diverse perspectives and experiences, valuing the unique contributions each individual brings to our organization. We strive to create an inclusive environment where all voices are heard, valued and empowered.
We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all, eliminating barriers that impede full participation and contribution. We continually assess and improve our policies, practices and systems to ensure fairness and inclusivity. We actively promote education, awareness and understanding among our employees and stakeholders, fostering a culture of empathy, respect and allyship.
We understand that our journey towards equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging is ongoing. We are committed to continuous learning, growth and accountability, holding ourselves responsible for creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, embraced and celebrated.
Together, we are building a diverse, inclusive and equitable future where everyone can thrive and be their authentic selves.
To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:
- A cover letter expressing your interest and highlighting your qualifications for the position.
- Curriculum vitae (CV) detailing your educational background, research experience, publications and any other relevant information.
- Three representative works.
- A summary of your research accomplishments and future research plans (maximum two pages).
- Contact information for three references who can provide insight into your research capabilities and potential.
All the materials needed for application should be integrated into a PDF document, and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: "[Position] Application - [Your Name]". Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
Address: N1 Shangcheng Avenue, Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province