Global Recruitment of High-level Talents as Academic Dean in Zhejiang Chinese Medical University

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (ZCMU) is a modern university located near the south bank of Qiantang River, in the city of Hangzhou, a world-famous tourist destination known for its beautiful scenery and rich cultural heritage. ZCMU is a key university in Zhejiang Province, P. R. China, jointly established by the People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.

The university now has two campuses covering with the total area exceeding 470,000 square meters. ZCMU enrolls over 22,000 full-time students, including over 5,200 doctoral and master degree students, and over 800 international students. ZCMU is among the first batch of universities in China to recruit and cultivate postgraduates of TCM, and takes the lead among Zhejiang provincial universities eligible of awarding doctoral degrees and establishing post-doctoral research stations. Now, ZCMU is a teaching and research-oriented university with TCM and Chinese Materia Medica as its leading subjects, combined with contemporary life science subjects. ZCMU is presently comprised of 18 schools and has 4 directly affiliated hospitals. Moreover, there are additional 21 Hospitals located in different cities of Zhejiang Province indirectly affiliated with ZCMU.  

ZCMU is a national demonstration base for cultivating innovative talents. It has independently cultivated a number of high-level talents, including Members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, National Masters of TCM, National “Ten Thousand Talent Program” Leading Talents, Chief Scientist of the 973 Program, and National Famous Doctors of TCM etc. Currently, ZCMU employs 1,300 faculty and staff, and among them, over 330 with senior professional titles, including Members of the Academia Europaea, Distinguished Professors holding the title of “the Cheung Kong Scholar” awarded by the Ministry of Education of P.R.C, recipients of National Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar and of National Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholar Awards, etc.

ZCMU promotes established and new disciplines with emphasis on scientific technology innovation. ZCMU was within the first batch of Zhejiang provincial universities that have been awarded national key discipline.Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Materia Medica are among the second batch of characteristic and preponderant key disciplines of Zhejiang Province.It has 3 A-class and 6 B-class discipline construction programs of Zhejiang “13th Five-Year-Plan”. It has 2 national clinical research bases of TCM and a number of science and innovation platforms. The Research Fields of ZCMU, including Clinical Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Biology and Biochemistry, rank at the top 1% of global ranking based on Essential Science Indicators.

In the new era, ZCMU has been and will continue to adhere to the motto of “Seek the Origin at High Aspiration”, and the philosophy of “Student-centered, Academics-prioritized”, and commits to building a first-class TCM university characterized by cultural inheritance and innovation. ZCMU is now recruiting high-level talents worldwide as our academic deans of schools (please see the table below) to lead scientific technology innovation.



1) Abide by the Constitution and laws and regulations of the People's Republic of China, Passionate about education and scientific research.

2) Have strong organizational leadership skills and a sense of unity and cooperation; have an international perspective, a strong sense of professionalism and responsibility; be familiar with the laws of higher education and the laws of talent cultivation in related disciplines. Applicants with working or management experience in departments or research institutes of well-known universities will be given priority.

3) The research fields are listed, but not limited to: basic medicine, clinical medicine, life sciences, pharmacy, bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, nanomedicine, chemistry, nursing and public health. The following research areas are of particular interest: neuroscience, immunity, cancer translational research, osteology, nephrology, pharmacology, public health and traditional medicine.


The Academic Dean assists the Dean in carrying out his work and undertakes special academic work, including but not limited to:

1) Use the "college-run-university" model to lead school's development planning and high-level development, and comprehensively promote the construction of relevant disciplines and majors;

2) Strengthen the construction of teaching staff, promote the introduction and training of high-level talents and the construction of academic teams, and improve the level of scientific innovation;

3) Innovate the talent training model of TCM and improve the quality of talent training;

4) Strengthen external cooperation and exchanges, and improve the internationalization level of the school;

5) Promote the transformation of innovative achievements and improve social service capabilities.


ZCMU fosters a rigorous academic atmosphere and institutional environment. ZCMU provides excellent academic research conditions for you to achieve your professional goals and competitive career development conditions in accordance with relevant national and school policies.

(1) Help to establish innovative research teams; and foster PhD student and postdoctoral fellow enrollment;  

(2) Provide competitive research funding and opportunities to collaborate with other laboratories with the ZCMU and with the ZCMU Affiliated Hospitals; Provide administrative supporting applications for national, provincial, and ministerial scientific research projects. We strive to provide for a supportive, international and multidisciplinary research environment;

(3) Flexible work hours are provided to support family life and priority is given to arranging for children to enroll in child –care, primary schools, junior middle schools and universities;

(4) The annual salary system is implemented and the comprehensive annual salary exceeds 700,000 RMB per year for high-level talents; income can be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

(5) Health (comprehensive medical and dental) insurance and housing support are also provided; ZCMU Affiliated Hospitals also provide high-quality medical care and occupational health management;


1) Application: recruitment will be open from the date of announcement to Jan 31, 2024. Applicants should send detailed resumes (including educational work experience, scientific research and management performance, etc.) to the designated email address ([email protected] ) for initial evaluation.

2) Registration: After initial evaluation, we will invite applicants to fill the formal registration forms and send them to us for comprehensive evaluation.

3) Comprehensive evaluation: based on the registration status, the candidates will be invited for interviews, and the academic and management abilities of the candidates will be comprehensively evaluated.

4) Approval of appointment: based on the comprehensive evaluation results, the school determines the candidates to be hired in accordance with relevant procedures and signs an employment contract.


Contact Us

Address: No. 548 Binwen Road, Binjiang District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China

Tel: Dr. Wang (+86)571 8660 3313 (Human Resource Department)

Tel: Dr. Wu (+86)571 8663 3125 (Talent Office)

Email: [email protected]

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