Tenure track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Ocean Science

Zhejiang University - Institute of Marine Chemistry and Environment, Ocean College

Institute of Marine Chemistry and Environment at Ocean College, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is seeking candidates for tenure track faculty positions in its newly launched, highly competitive and well funded “Hundred Talents Program”. Applicants should hold a PhD degree, with postdoctoral experiences preferred. Applicants shall demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research at the level of assistant or associate professorship. Successful candidates are required to work full-time in ZJU’s offshore campus, Zhoushan Island, and are expected to establish internationally competitive and externally funded research programs in marine chemistry and environment.

Desirable research expertise of the applicants include but are not limited to:

  1. Marine organic geochemistry, particularly biomarker-related interaction between biological and chemical species;
  2. Chemical processes in the water column of oceanic, coastal and estuarine environment;
  3. Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles in the oceans;
  4. Behaviour of limiting nutrients such as iron, silicon, and other trace metals in oceans;
  5. Paleoceanography;
  6. Marine environment pollution;

Successful candidates will be employed as Principal Investigators and are expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and supervise graduate students. ZJU will offer internationally competitive salaries and research start-up packages, as well as the opportunity to purchase university apartment at discounted price.

Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education. The Ocean College is located at the brand new Zhoushan Campus, in the picturesque coastal city of Zhoushan, which is about 200 km from Hangzhou and Shanghai. It enjoys world-class facilities and research environment.

Qualified applicants should submit their applications electronically to tr@zju.edu.cn and zhaohui_zhang@zju.edu.cn. Applicants should include the following materials in pdf format: a comprehensive CV, a statement of research and teaching plan, and a list of 3 to 5 references with detailed contact information.

Location of Job
Ocean College of Zhejiang University, Zhoushan, China

Contract Type
Temporary and renewable

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