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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Engineering

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 15:15


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Engineering in Zhejiang University


The Zhejiang University-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (ZJU-UIUC Institute) invites highly qualified candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and in areas of engineering and science that match its multidisciplinary mission.   

The ZJU-UIUC Institute is the  engineering college on the Zhejiang University (ZJU) International Campus in China, which is established jointly by the partnership of Zhejiang University-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2016.  The ZJU-UIUC Institute offers undergraduate and graduate degrees(Master and PhD) in civil & environmental  engineering, computer engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, and mechanical engineering. Classes and student activities are conducted in English.

The institute conducts teaching and multidisciplinary research in broad program themes of Engineering Sciences for Devices and Applied Materials, Information and Data Science, Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development. Applications are welcome from relevant computer, electrical and electronic, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, physics and mathematics science disciplines. The Institute has interests that address but are not limited to interdisciplinary topics exemplified by data science, artificial intelligence, advanced communication, digital manufacturing, networking, transportation electrification, power engineering, micro and nanoelectronics, photonics, microwave and terahertz systems,  biotechnology, atomic-scale materials, energy and intelligent infrastructure.

Successful candidates will initiate and lead collaborative research and teaching, and perform academic and professional service duties associated with the ZJU-UIUC Institute. They will be leaders for teaching and research innovation, giving students a meaningful and interactive engineering education.

  • Assistant professor candidates must have an earned doctorate, excellent academic credentials, strong research plans, and an outstanding ability to teach effectively.  Additional industry, post-doctoral, professional service, or internship experiences are preferred.

  • Associate professor candidates must be established leaders in their field; exhibit strong records of teaching, publication, and funded research; and demonstrate participation in interdisciplinary collaborations.

  • Full professor appointments are available for persons of international stature seeking to build substantial interdisciplinary research and teaching programs.


The Institute will also recommend its qualified candidates for national level Talent Program for Young Outstanding candidates.


Compensation and benefits: Salary and research initiation support will be commensurate with qualifications and competitive with international norms and housing support. Tenure-track faculty are eligible to purchase the subsidized the talent apartment.


The search process will continue until positions are filled or through December 31, 2020. Application materials should include a cover letter with current contact information including email address, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching goals, and the names of three or more references.  Please submit applications at or email to: For more information, please visit for job opportunities.


ZJU and UIUC are renowned for their engineering programs, and have a long history of collaboration. The ZJU-UIUC Institute creates a unique student experience of multidisciplinary collaboration, technical leadership, teamwork, and creative excellence. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity are encouraged to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, disability, age, or other personal characteristics.

Contact Person: Ms. Chen Zhang | Email: or +86 (571) 8757 2520