Faculty Search for the Center for Tobacco Control Research Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Date:2016-03-07 15:49 
       The Center for Tobacco Control Research at Zhejiang University School of Medicine in China is an academic organization built in 2007. A multi-disciplinary group of researchers work there, including public health, public policy, and behavioral science. Several renowned international experts have been invited to act as senior science consultants to the Center since the institute’s establishment. In recent years, the Center has undertook many tobacco control research projects; its serial projects of Tobacco Control Advocacy Capacity covered more than 70 cities of all provinces of China. Researchers at the Center have been successful publishing in major international outlets. Several papers were cited by the WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, and other official documents. Major findings of our project “Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS) in Tobacco Control in China” were released by the United Nations. Our primary academic focus is to develop culturally relevant methodology and tools for tobacco control in China and to understand tobacco use in socio-behavioral perspectives.

      The Center is seeking one or two faculty candidates for tobacco control research.
(1)Applicants should hold a PhD degree by the time of appointment 
(2)Postdoctoral experiences not required but preferred 
(3)Doctor, postdoctoral fellow, assistant professor or associate professor are welcome 
(4)Successful candidates must work full-time and are expected to establish a competitive and independent research project

     The Center is located in the beautiful tourism city of Hangzhou, only 50 minutes to the south of Shanghai. Successful candidates will be employed as project assistant and Principal Investigators according to their qualifications. Zhejiang University will offer a competitive salary, office, laboratory spaces, as well as research startup packages.

     Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their application package electronically to the Director of the Center via email: tingzhongyang@zju.edu.cn. Applicants should include the following materials in PDF format:
   (1)a comprehensive C.V.
   (2)a statement of research and teaching plan
   (3) detailed contact information
   (4)All materials must be in English
   Contact: Tingzhong Yang
   Tel: +86-0571-88208219