Postdoctoral Position in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Due to the need of scientific research, Prof. Zhu Xinyuan’s research team from School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, SJTU is looking for postdoctoral researchers from home and abroad.


1. Aged under 35, have gained or soon to gain the doctoral degree from well-known universities or research institutions at home or abroad, majoring in related disciplines such as chemistry, materials science, polymer science and processing, and chemical engineering;

2. Solid and honest research style, strong sense of teamwork and responsibility, good ability of organization and coordination;

3.Have published high-level research papers in well-known journals in relevant fields, and have a good grasp of basic knowledge and cutting-edge direction in this field;

4.Take great interest in basic scientific research or the study of industrialization;

5.Rich research experience in at least one of the following fields: polymer synthesis and characterization, polymer material modification and processing, formula design of coatings or adhesive, quantum dot synthesis, industrialization. etc.

Job Descriptions:

Post 1:

Conducting basic research on polymer science (headcount: 2)

Post 2:

Conducting applied scientific research (headcount: 4-5)

direction 1: polymer modification

direction 2: industrialization of hyperbranched polymers

Post 3:

Conducting international collaborative research (headcount: 1)

Carry out in-depth cooperative research in interdisciplinary fields with UCLA, Waterloo University of Canada and Imperial College of England; and explored the application of new intelligent materials in early disease screening and treatment.

Compenstaions and responsibilities:

1. Enjoy benefits according to SJTU regulations (, with an annual salary of RMB300,000~450,000;

2. Engaged in full time postdoctoral research in no less than 3 years, and outstanding candidates are encouraged to conduct long-term and stable research work; according to the national regulations, the first postdoctoral contract period can last for 4 years and it can be renewed for another 2 years; candidates will enjoy corresponding benefits and perks while on the post-doctoral position; qualified post-doctors who have finished at least 3 years’ research work can apply for long-term teaching track position and will be awarded the postition after passing evaluation, ; those who fail to meet the requirements can choose to continue research work or to leave the position;/p>

3. Permanent registered Shanghai residence in accordance with Shanghai hukou policy;

4. Encouragement and support in application for Postdoctoral Innovative Talented Support Program, Postdoctoral Scientific Fund, as well as other international or local scientific projects and postdoctoral funds;

5. Carry out scientific research projects, assist in guiding undergraduates and postgraduates, participate in laboratory management, etc.

Application materials:

1. Resume (including study and work experience, list of published papers and participated projects. etc) and scanning copy of valid ID;

2. Doctoral graduation thesis, three representative papers and other materials that can prove your research ability;

3. Scanning copy of doctoral diploma and degree certificate;

4. Letters of recommendation from doctoral supervisor and 1-2 other experts (with their contact information).

Contact information:

Contact: Tong Gangsheng, Xue Bai

E-mail: or

Address: School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, No. 800 Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai 200240

Division of Human Resources, SJTU

Publication Date: 2020/2/13


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