Global Online Recruitment | 2020 Qizhen Young Scholars Forum, Zhejiang University


Zhejiang University (ZJU) is a prestigious university in China. In order to accelerate the construction of the “Double First-Class” initiative of ZJU and “Ecological Civilization” of China, the College of Environmental and Resource Sciences at ZJU will hold the 2020 ZJU Qizhen Young Scholars Forum on May.30, 2020. We sincerely welcome global young talents with research background of environmental science, agriculture, soil science, and related disciplines to participate in this on-line forum of recruitment.


1. Positions

■  “Qiushi” Distinguished Professor

■    ZJU100 Young Professor

■    Distinguished (Associate) Research Fellow


Selection Criteria: To be successful, you will need a doctorate with excellence in high-quality research. Depending on the position you are applying, you should be a recognized or raising leader in your research field. Teaching experiences are desired, and you have the ability to deliver high-quality teaching.


Remuneration: The university will provide internationally competitive salary and a compelling benefits package.


2. Research Fields


The applicant’s research field should be in the area of environmental science and engineering, agricultural resources and environment, including but not limited to the following specific subjects:

Environmental Chemistry, Environment Health, Soil Pollution Control and Restoration, Water/Air Pollution Control, Atmospheric Environment and Global Change, Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal, Environmental Biotechnology and Engineering, Environmental Policy and Ecological Governance, Environmental Big Data, Soil Process and Function, Plant Nutrition Biology and Fertilizer Regulation, Remote Sensing and Intelligent Analysis of Resources and Environment, Water Resource Utilization and Protection.


3. Schedule



Schedule (consider the time difference)

2020/5/30   Morning

Academic   presentation and communication

(for   applicants from North America or similar time zones)


2020/5/30   Afternoon

Academic   presentation and communication

(for   applicants from Asia, Europe, Oceania, or similar time zones)



4. Application


Please submit your application through the link or QR code below before May 18, 2020. Your application will be preliminarily reviewed first, and then formal invitation letter will be sent to you. For more information please contact Mrs. He (Phone: +86-571-88982963; email:

Application Link:

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Talent Office of Zhejiang University

College of Environmental and Resource Sciences

April 30, 2020


Overview of College of Environmental and Resource Sciences


The College of Environmental and Resource Sciences (CERS) has two first-level disciplines, namely Environmental Science and Engineering, Agricultural Resources and Environment, and six second-level disciplines, namely Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Soil Science, Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Remote Sensing and Information Technology, and Water Resources Utilization and Protection. 

Environmental Science and Engineering has been selected as the national Double First-Class construction disciplines. Agricultural Resources and Environment is the first batch of national key disciplines. In the fourth round of discipline evaluation of the Ministry of Education, Environmental Science and Engineering is listed as A, Agricultural Resources and Environment is listed as A+. As of 2020, CERS was ranked 43th in the QS Environmental Science and 117th in the ESI Environment/Ecology. 

CERS is responsible for the implementation of the Ecological Civilization Project, one of the most important element of Zhejiang University Innovation 2030 (which is a key university-wide strategic framework to advance the construction of “Double First-Class” Initiative).


CERS has 131 faculty members, including two academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (incl. one dual-employed academician). CERS has two Creative Research Group of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, one Innovation Team of the Ministry of Education, two Innovation Team of the Ministry of Agriculture, two Zhejiang Leading Team of S&T Innovation. In the past five years, the College has undertaken many important projects, such as the major and key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Science and Technology Major Project (Water Project), National Key R&D Projects, etc.

Environmental Science and Engineering
Discipline Leader 

ZHU Lizhong, Academician and Dean of Faculty of

Agriculture, Life and Environment Sciences

Head of First-level DisciplineCHEN Baoliang, Professor and Dean

Head of Discipline

(Environmental Science) 
ZHU Lizhong, Academician 

Head of Discipline

(Environmental Engineering)
ZHENG Ping, Professor and Director
Agricultural Resources and Environment
Head of First-level DisciplineXU Jianming, Professor

Head of Discipline

(Soil Science)
XU Jianming, Professor

Head of Discipline

(Plant Nutrition)
LIN Xianyong, Professor and Director

Head of Discipline

(Agricultural Remote Sensing and

Information Technology)

SHI Zhou, Professor and Vice Dean

Head of Discipline

(Water Resources Utilization and 


CHEN Dingjiang,Professor and Vice Dean