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Young National Thousand Talents Research Fellow, Open Position in Industrial and Systems Engineering

Zhejiang University


Position Summary:
The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, School of Mechanical Engineering at Zhejiang University, China ( invites applications for the Young National Thousand Talents Program.

Zhejiang University, located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, is ranked No. 3 among all universities in China and has 36 schools and a polytechnic institute. The annual research funding in 2016 is US$600M, and ranks the second place among all universities in China. The School of Mechanical Engineering has 106 faculty members and offers five (5) PhD, five (5) MS and three (3) BS degree programs. Main research areas include Design Engineering and Automation, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Automation, and Mechatronic Control and Engineering.

The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Zhejiang University offers Doctor, Master, and Bachelor degrees in Industrial Engineering. The department research areas of interest include, but not limited to,
 Advanced Manufacturing
 Human Factors / Ergonomics
 Informatics and Analytics
 Manufacturing Information System
 Operations Research

Hangzhou City, where Zhejiang University is located, has long enjoyed a good reputation for its excellent living conditions, environments and beautiful sceneries. It’s regarded as one of the most livable cities in China. The living expenditures in Hangzhou is much cheaper compared to more developed countries or cities. The welfare-oriented house rental cost is less than 1,500 RMB per month, and food expenditure would be less than 800 RMB in campus.

Salary & Benefits
Young Thousand Talents Research Fellow Salary:
Start from 300,000 RMB (44,000 USD) per year.
Resettlement subsidies: 500,000 RMB (72,000 USD) to 1,500,000 RMB (217,000 USD) and is TAX FREE.
Start-up research funds: 1,000,000 RMB to 3,000,000 RMB, will be allocated in batches throughout the process of the program according to the level and quality of the program.

Benefits: Welfare-oriented house near university, which allows the awardee to buy a house at very large discount; Be entitled to medical care, social insurance including pensions, medical insurance and work-related injury insurance; The employer may offer job opportunities to spouse, and children will have guaranteed admission to schools.

Qualifications and Requirements:
A Ph.D. degree from Industrial Engineering or other relevant disciplines is required. The candidates are expected to have at least two years of research experience in academia or industry and have a strong research and publication record. Applicants from any Industrial Engineering areas are encouraged to apply. Also, applicants are required to have excellent communication skills, commitment to excellence in scholarship, spirit of entrepreneurship, a good understanding of the role of the university in economic development, and experience in working with people from different ethnic backgrounds.

All applicants are required to send the following documents to Prof. Renzhong Tang ( in PDF format:
 Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
 List of Publications and/or Patents, Awards
 Statement of Research Interests and Teaching Philosophy

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