School of Mechancial Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Position ID:Zhejiang University, China-School of Mechancial Engineering-POSTDOC [#13578]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310027, China
Subject Area: Mechanical Engineering / thermal/fluid sciences
Appl Deadline:2020/04/01 (accepting applications posted 2019/04/13, listed until 2020/04/12)
Position Description:    

Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University (also known as Che Kiang University) is one of China's oldest, most selective and most prestigious universities of higher education. The university is located in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province and 180 km southwest of Shanghai. Zhejiang University is consistently ranked among China's top universities (ARWU No. 3 in China; QS World No. 87). The School of Mechanical Engineering in Zhejiang University is one of the earliest unit in mechanical science research and talent cultivation in China. It is one of the top 5 universities in the field of mechanical engineering with two State Key Laboratories: State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems and State Key Laboratory of CAD and CG. There are 104 full-time faculties and about 2000 students including 400 doctoral students, 600 master students and over 800 undergraduate students.

1. Specific areas of research include, but not limited to: 1) Structure and light-weight design using Finite Element Method (FEM) 2) Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and its application in fluid machinery 3) Vehicle emission transport and transformation 4) Thermodynamic/Structural design of industry boiler. 5) Electric vehicle battery

2. Requirements: 1) The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related field, and under 35 years’ old. 2) The candidates should demonstrate a strong research record with at least 4 journal papers during the past 5 years. 3) Chinese Proficiency Test is not a requirement, but the candidate is expected to have a good communication skill.

3. Job responsibilities: 1) Publish high-impact research papers 2) Actively apply for internal and external research grants and undertake various types of research projects 3) Assist host professors in guiding students to complete research projects and other related work

4. Salary and benefits: 1) The annual salary for postdoctoral fellows is between RMB 250,000 to 350,000 (equivalent to $40,000 and $58,000) depending on the level of research performance. 2) Discounted on-campus housing. 3) Travel grant to attend international conferences. 4) Contract period: 2-6 years.

5. Instructions to Applicants: 1) Please send your cover letter, CV, journal publications and 2 recommendation letters to Prof. Tong ( 2) Qualified candidates will be notified by e-mail to arrange either an on-campus or phone interview. 3) If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us (

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
No.38, Zheda Road, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province 310027, China

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