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Young Thousand Talents Research Fellow in Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University


Academic Position Opening – Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China
Full time faculty in Engineering

Position Summary:
Zhejiang University is ranked as one of the world’s best universities for engineering by US News & World Report 2017 ( engineering). Institute of Process Equipment in the Department of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, invites applicants for full-time tenure track Young Thousand Talents Research Fellow;

The areas of interest include but are not limited to: hydrogen storage, transportation and utilization, advanced manufacturing for extreme environmental conditions (ultra-high pressure, cryogenic, explosion, fire, thermal shock, etc.), non-destructive evaluation for composite materials, multi-physics approaches to predict performance of engineering structures/component/system, failure analysis for engineering structures under multi-physical environments, virtual design and numerical simulation, etc.

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:
Applicants are expected to have a doctorate in Engineering with emphasis on Structural Engineering, Mechanics, Composite Materials, Non-destructive Inspection or other relevant disciplines from an accredited institution of higher education. 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.

Duties & Responsibilities
 Conduct theoretical and computational studies of engineering structures under multiple hazard/extreme conditions, such as high/low temperature, environmental intrusion, etc., with emphasis on material degradation, damage, performance prediction and characterization.
 Develop non-destructive inspection and evaluation technologies for hydrogen embrittlement, bonding/welding joints of composite materials.
 Failure analysis based on machine learning, big data and image recognition.
 Provide support to the other researchers in related research area.

Application Procedure
All applicants are required to send the following documents to Dr. Jianfeng Shi in PDF format:
 Cover letter and Curriculum Vitae
 Statement of Research Interests and Teaching Philosophy
 List of at least 3 professional references (names and contact information)

Contact: Jianfeng Shi, Ph.D.

Application Deadline Date
Positions are open until filled (or recruitment cancelled). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Introduction to Zhejiang University and Hangzhou
Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University (ZJU) is a national key university and one of the oldest institutions of higher education established in China. More than a century of development has turned it into a comprehensive research-oriented university that holds much influence both at home and abroad. As a well-grounded university with distinctive features and enormous potentialities, it has long been recognized as first-class in China. It’s also one of the first universities funded by "Project 211" and "Project 985". The annual research funding in 2016 is 4.1 billion, and ranks the second place among all universities in China.

Hangzhou 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.

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