Hundred Talents Program

Editor: 周婷     Time: 2020-09-27      Number of visits: 3

Department of Physics, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is seeking faculty candidates for its highly competitive, and well-funded New Hundred Talents Program. Applicants will have demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research at a level comparable to the academic achievement of assistant professor or associate professor at a world-renowned universities. Successful candidates must work full-time and are expected to establish internationally competitive and independent research programs at Department of Physics, ZJU.


1. The one who holds this position should engage in high-quality teaching and fulfill the teaching requirements of the Department of Physics.
2. The one who holds this position should be engaged in high-level research, implement new developments in the academic discipline,  make influential achievements in relevant fields, enhance his/her own international academic influence, and be an internationally active academic member.

3. The one who holds this position should facilitate international academic communication and research cooperation, build an international reputation, and strive to become a leading personality in the academic discipline.

Qualifications and Requirements
1. The applicant should hold a doctoral degree from a world-renowned university and should have reached the level of assistant or associate professor (or an equivalent title) at an internationally prominent university.
2. The applicant should be a proactive learner, who is professional with teamwork skills. At the same time, he or she should have the ability to conduct research independently.

3. The applicant should be a top-notch talent among his or her peers and have the potential to become a leader in the field.
4. The applicant should work full-time at ZJU.

1. ZJU will provide competitive compensation, including a housing allowance.
2. ZJU will provide the position of ZJU100 Young Professor, qualified to supervise doctoral students.
3. Those qualifying for the talent program may rent a faculty apartment during employment, and after receiving tenure, they have the opportunity to apply for the purchase of an apartment designated for those with “talent” status.
4. After the application is approved, a research fund will be provided by ZJU, the particular amount of which is to determined according to discipline.

5. ZJU will provide a one-time relocation fee and actively recommend and assist qualified faculty in applying for national, provincial and ministerial-level youth talent programs or projects.


Research Support

Internationally competitive startup packages for research
Spacious laboratory space with well-equipped facilities
Independent Offices
Post-doctoral and graduate research students
Interdisciplinary research opportunities and platforms



1.  Housing-Zhejiang University provides well-equipped apartments for faculty to rent, and those qualified may apply to purchase one of the apartments reserved for talents

2.  Welfare-Life and social insurance

3.  Health- Medical insurance and regular annual medical examination

4.  Transportation-School busses run among all campuses of the University

5.  Dining- The University dining halls provide various cuisines with a good dining environment

6.  Relocation- The University will assist with the relocation of overseas talents

7.  Holidays-Regular holidays, plus academic holidays for qualified professors

8.  Sports-Well-equipped sports centers on campus


Family Support

1.  Children-Medical insurance, priority registration at Zhejiang University’s kindergarten and primary school for younger children, and assistance with admission to secondary schools for older children.

2.   Spouse-We assist the awardee’s spouse in finding a job in Hangzhou.


How to Apply

Qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications electronically with the following materials in PDF format:

A comprehensive CV;
A statement of research goals and a teaching plan;
Certificates of academic degrees;
Full texts of 3 to 5 representative papers or major publications; 
A list of 3 to 5 references with detailed contact information.


Contact Information

Wang Danna

Add: No. 12 Teaching Building, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, 38                   Zheda Rd, Hangzhou, 310027, P. R. China

Tel: +86-571-87953325

Fax: +86-571-87951895


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