The School of Food Science and Biotechnology at Zhejiang Gongshang University

Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZGU) is one of the earliest established higher education institutions in China. As one of the leading universities in the region, Zhejiang Gongshang University is highly regarded for its quality student training programs and research activities. The university currently has 23 colleges and schools and over 26,000 full-time students studying bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees across academic disciplines of social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. Zhejiang Gongshang University is located in the beautiful city of Hangzhou, which is well-connected to all main cities in the country by high-speed rail networks and roads and to major international destinations by air.

The School of Food Science and Biotechnology at Zhejiang Gongshang University is one of the top food science schools in the country. In the past few years, the school has made a major effort in redefining its strategy of food science research and student training. A number of research centres and groups have been established, successfully extending its research activities from conventional food engineering and technology researches to a much wide areas of nutrition and health. The school is one of the founding members of the university consortium of food science and nutrition, established in 2016 jointly with Food Science Schools of the University of Leeds, Massey University, and Wageningen University. The School of Food Science and biotechnology at Zhejiang Gongshang University has over 120 academic and supporting staff, including 32 professors and 41 associate professors. Over 1,300 full-time students are currently studying degree courses in subject areas of Food Science and Engineering, Food Quality and Safety, Bioengineering, and Applied Chemistry at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The School has been recently awarded with a major government funding for a further expansion of its research capacities. As a part of this strategic expansion, the school is now seeking to appoint post-doctoral research fellow in the following research areas.

For general information about the university or school, interested candidates can contact Ms. Trista Guo (guojingxuan@zjsu.edu.cn) (School of Food Science and Bioengineering, Zhejiang Gongshang University, 18 Xuezheng Street, Xiasha Higher Education Zone, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310018, China).

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Key facts

  • 122 staffs (inlcuding 30 professors and 41 associate professors)
  • Located in Hangzhou, China
  • More than 1300 students
  • Food Science Discipline was ranked as world top 1% in Agricultural Sciences by Thomson-Reuter ESI Ranking (2017).