About Zhejiang University
Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is a prestigious institution of higher education with a long history. Qiushi Academy, the predecessor of Zhejiang University, was founded in 1897 and was one of the earliest modern academies of higher learning established in China.
Zhejiang University focuses on assiduous study and research, and science and technological innovation. It has launched a number of international high-end academic platforms and gathered masters, scholars and high-level research teams in various disciplines. In recent years, Zhejiang University maintains a leading position in China in output indicators including publications, patents and etc., and has made abundant important achievements in science, technology, humanities and social sciences. Zhejiang University always takes initiative in catering for national and regional needs, and exerts itself to become an influential high-level source of innovation and a pool of talents.
Department of Sociology
The department is now home to 8 professors (including 1 Thousand-Talent Program Professor and 2 Qiu Shi Distinguished Professors), 10 associate professors, 5 Hundred-Talent research fellows (tenure-track associate professors), and 4 lecturers. In addition to these fulltime faculty members, the department also hosts 5 senior professors with adjunct appointments.
The department’s core strengths lie in sociological theory, political sociology, economic sociology, rural sociology, organizational sociology, comparative/historical sociology, social movement, and the sociology of religion. The faculty are well-known for their research on community development, local governance, and government-business relations.
The department supports three research institutes: The Sociological Research Institute, the Social Development Institute, and the Anthropological Research Institute. It also works closely with quite a few research centers and a number of Chinese universities and institutions. (see department website here)
Zhejiang University “New Hundred Talents Program”
The newly launched “New Hundred Talents Program” is aimed at attracting outstanding scholars both at home and abroad. To those recruited via this program, the university is to adopt an international academic standard and procedure --- the tenure track system.
The university plans to recruit distinguished scholars from both China and abroad by the “Hundred Talents Program”. Ample funds are available for this program to ensure that scholars have a favorable academic environment and optimum working and living conditions so that they can be dedicated to academic research and the advancement of their fields.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit your applications electronically to the contact person. Applicants should include the following materials in PDF format:
Contact: Ms. Wang
Tel: +86 - 0571 -8820 8662
|Location:||Hangzhou - China|
|Placed On:||1st August 2020|
|Expires:||30th September 2020|
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