Outstanding Young Faculty Recruitment 1
ZJU 100 Young 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.
Zhejiang University's "100 Young Professors" program is a talent recruitment initiative aimed at attracting and nurturing outstanding young scholars from around the world. The program was launched in 2015 and aims to recruit a total of 100 young scholars to work at Zhejiang University. Candidates for this position are expected to be or become exceptional and visionary thought-leaders in the related field.
- Research Excellence: Your main duty is to excel in your research. You should strive to conduct high-quality and impactful research in your specialized field. By pushing the boundaries of knowledge, exploring new areas, and making significant contributions to your discipline, you contribute to the advancement of academic scholarship.
- Publication and Dissemination: It is your responsibility to publish your research findings in reputable academic journals and other relevant platforms. Your publications should be rigorous, well-documented, and contribute to the existing body of knowledge in your field.
- Teaching and Mentorship: As a 100 Young Professor, you may be involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Your teaching should be engaging, innovative, and inspire a passion for learning. You have a duty to impart knowledge, develop critical thinking skills, and mentor students to foster their academic growth. Your mentorship can guide and inspire students, nurturing their passion for research and academia.
- Academic Leadership and Collaboration: You are encouraged to actively participate in academic leadership roles and collaborate with colleagues. This may include joining departmental or university committees, contributing to curriculum development, and initiating or participating in interdisciplinary research projects. By providing leadership and collaborating with others, you contribute to the growth and development of the academic community.
- Professional Development: As a young professor, you should continuously develop your expertise and expand your knowledge. This involves staying updated with the latest research trends, attending conferences and workshops, and seeking opportunities for professional growth and networking.
- Ethical Conduct and Integrity: You are expected to maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity and professionalism in all aspects of your work. This includes conducting research with integrity, promoting fairness and inclusivity, respecting intellectual property rights, and fostering a positive and respectful academic environment.
- You must have a doctoral degree from a well-known university.
- You should possess an academic level equivalent to an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor at a prestigious international university.
- You should be approximately 35 years old.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
- It is expected of you to have the potential to become a leading scholar in the respective field.
- You should have recognized impact and influence within the academic community, with the ability to lead and contribute to cutting-edge research.
- You are considered to have the ability to independently develop an academic direction that aligns with the requirements of the field’s development.
- You are expected to have leadership qualities and be able to lead and collaborate with research teams effectively.
- You should have a commitment to academic excellence and the ability to contribute to the advancement of medical research.
- You should have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate students.
- You should be involved in professional societies and have a strong network within the research community.
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: We offer competitive compensation, with an annual salary of up to 1,000,000 RMB.
- Housing: A temporary apartment can be provided, and those who meet the policy requirements are eligible to enjoy the housing security policy.
- Start-up research funding: We provide competitive research start-up funding in accordance with the academic discipline.
- 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 solving problems related to enrolling children in schools or nurseries, as well as finding employment for your spouse. We also provide assistance with obtaining local residency permits for foreigners, and other related matters.
- Professional development: We provide guidance and assistance in applying for project funding such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)\Excellent Young Scholars Program (overseas). The career path for this position is to become a Tenured Professor at Zhejiang University.
- 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 email@example.com with the subject line: "[Position] Application - [Your Name]". Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
Address: N1 Shangcheng Avenue, Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province