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Faculty and Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions-Physical Oceanography


Employer: Department of Ocean Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
Location: Hangzhou, China
Posted: May, 2011
Job Description
    Department of Ocean Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University invites applications for the faculty positions of Physical Oceanography at all professional levels.
    Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou, a beautiful city owning the rich natural environment of rivers, lakes, and hills and a history of over 2,200 years. Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University ranks among the top universities in China. Today we has more than 22,000 undergraduate students studying in 122 programs and close to 21,000 graduate students in over 320 master’s and PhD programs. 
    The candidate will be a member of Institute of Physical Oceanography. The institute focuses on the physics and geography of the ocean currents and the physical-biological interactions in coastal and ocean ecosystem. The research will also focus on developing a monitoring and observation system on the macro-tidal estuary and nearby costal environment, improving and applying remote sensing technologies on coastal and ocean ecosystem, and understanding nearshore morpho-hydrodynamics, coastal-ocean processes, etc.
    Applications should specialize in any oceanography aspect of the physical oceanography, fluid dynamics, marine remote sensing, costal and nearshore morphology, marine geophysics, marine biology, modeling & mathematical ecology, applied mathematics, or a closely related field. The candidate must have a strong record of research and a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The candidate is expected to conduct both research and teaching in oceanography. It is expected that the candidate has an interest in engaging in existing research projects and can demonstrate the potential for developing a strong externally funded research program. In addition, for the Professor positions, the applicants should be internationally recognized as an expert in his/her area of research.
    We offer research facilities and highly competitive start-up packages. Interested persons should submit a research plan and a full CV by email. For more information, please contact Dr. Zhiguo He, Institute of Physical Oceanography, or Ms. Jing Liu, Review of applications will begin on Sept. 1st, 2011 and continue until the positions are filled.
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