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Qiushi Chair Professor

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Attractive salary packages are offered, negotiable based on individual qualifications and needs.
Closing date
20 Aug 2024

Job Details


We're looking for scholars who have distinguished themselves with notable achievements and earned extensive recognition from international peers. This includes Nobel Prize laureates, Turing Award winners, Fields Medalists, or recipients of similar international accolades. We also welcome members of the Academies of Sciences or Engineering from developed countries, and other globally renowned scholars.

Remuneration and Benefits

•   Competitive Remuneration: We offer attractive salary packages, negotiable based on individual qualifications and needs.

•   Housing Support: We provide assistance with housing, including access to temporary apartments and opportunities to purchase welfare apartments, subject to ZJU’s eligibility criteria.

•   Research Support: We offer negotiable start-up funds based on your specific needs.

•   Modern Facilities: You’ll have access to a state-of-the-art office environment and laboratory facilities.

•   Team Building: We actively support team building, guaranteeing a certain number of doctoral student admissions annually and assisting in recruiting postdoctoral fellows.

•   Comprehensive Services: We assist with schooling for children and employment opportunities for spouses. Support is also provided for household registration, permanent residence permits for foreign nationals, and other administrative needs.

Application Materials:

1.Detailed Resume: Your resume should chronologically outline your academic and professional journey from your undergraduate studies to the present. Include published papers, work experience, significant teaching and research achievements, research projects you've undertaken, patents, and awards.

2.Three Representative Works: Submit three works that best showcase your abilities and accomplishments.

3.Research Proposal for ZJU:  Present a detailed plan for the research you intend to conduct at Zhejiang University.


Application Process:

Compile all required materials into a single PDF document. Please name the file as

'Your Name+Department/School+Research Direction+Talent Category'.

Initially, email your application to the relevant contact person of the department or school you're applying to (download the following supporting document for contact details).  Then, forward this email to

Postdoctoral researchers and research fellows should directly email their applications to the respective department or school contact.


After Submission:

Candidates who successfully pass the initial screening process will be invited for a video interview or asked to visit Hangzhou for further discussions. The initial screening will be completed within four weeks of receiving your application. If you have not received a response within six weeks, please assume that your application has not progressed to the next stage. For any additional information or queries, feel free to contact us via phone or email.


Contact Information:

Office of Talent Management of Zhejiang University


Contact: Ms. Xia/ Ms. Ruan

Supporting Documents for Qiushi Chair Professor


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Zhejiang University

Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is located in the historic and picturesque city of Hangzhou.

Zhejiang University has always adhered to the tradition of “Seeking Truth and Pursuing Innovation” as the university motto, with the world development as its responsibility and pursuit for truth as its goal. It is the spirit of ZJU and the common values for all ZJUers to develop a mind as broad as the vast ocean embracing all streams and all rivers, and a soul seeking truth and believing in virtues, to be innovative and pioneering, and to construct and consolidate our country. The University strives to nurture high-calibre innovators and future leaders with comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physique, aesthetic beauty, and global competitiveness. Under the cultivation of Zhejiang University, a large number of famous scientists, cultural masters, and elites from all walks of life have emerged, making contributions to the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the promotion of exchanges and mutual learning among human civilizations.

With over 120 years of development, Zhejiang University has evolved into a globally impactful, comprehensive research university, known for its unique strengths and contributions. Our research encompasses 13 academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management, and various interdisciplinary fields. According to the Essential Science Indicators (ESI) as of March 2024, 21 of our 22 disciplines rank in the top 1% globally, with 11 in the top 0.1%. Our distinguished faculty includes 27 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 21 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 14 senior liberal arts professors, and over 1800 high-level and exceptional young talents.

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Zhejiang University warmly invites talented individuals from around the world to join us in shaping a bright and promising future together!

Available Posts:

1) Qiushi Chair Professor

2) Qiushi Distinguished Scholar

3) Tenured Professor /Tenured Associate Professor

4) ZJU 100 Young Professor

5) Postdoctoral Researcher

6) Research Fellow


For more recruitment information, please refer to the following link:

ZJU official website:



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