Faculty Positions at Center for Infectious Disease Research, Westlake University

March 24, 2024

Job Description

Center for Infectious Disease Research, Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang (CN)
Internationally competitive start-up package
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

Westlake University, a new type of non-profit research-oriented university in China, is recruiting multiple faculty members in all ranks (tenure-track assistant professor, associate professor and professor) for the newly established Center for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR).


We are seeking outstanding scientists to lead vigorous independent research programs focusing on the biology, pathogenesis, immunology, vaccinology, and drug discovery for infectious diseases caused by human and veterinary viruses and bacteria. Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D., or an equivalent degree, and have extensive postdoctoral experience and strong publication records demonstrating creativity and productivity. Ideal candidates should have expertise in virology, bacteriology, immunology, vaccinology, or drug discovery. We also seek interdisciplinary researchers with expertise in microfluidics, nano-electronics, nano-biomaterials, large data and deep learning. Suitable candidates will hold academic appointment in one of the four schools at the university (School of Life Sciences, School of Science, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine). Successful applicants are expected to develop exciting research programs that include basic and translational research on medically relevant pathogens.


Westlake University has state-of-the-art core facilities and a stimulating academic environment that fosters interdisciplinary collaborations between outstanding investigators from School of Life Sciences, School of Science, School of Engineering, and School of Medicine. Internationally competitive salary and startup package will be provided.


Applicants should submit curriculum vitae (CV), research statement (three-page limit), and three recommendation letters (sent directly from the referees).


All application materials should be submitted via 


Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the positions are filled.


Contact Information: cidrhr@westlake.edu.cn