Faculty Positions in Neurobiology, Westlake University

March 13, 2024

Job Description

Westlake University is a new type of non-profit, research-oriented university in Hangzhou, China. It is creating a stimulating, world-class environment for interdisciplinary research and education in science, engineering and technology, and life sciences. The Neurobiology Program in the School of Life Sciences (SLS) at Westlake University invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all levels.

We seek exceptional candidates to lead vigorous independent research programs working in any area of neurobiology. Individuals with expertise in studying brain-body interactions, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, functional imaging, neural stimulation and modulation, neurodevelopment, and/or neurological disorders are encouraged to apply. Competitive candidates must hold Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degrees, an outstanding record of research accomplishments, an innovative future research plan, an ability to achieve teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community in the practice and teaching of science.

Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vibrant research program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and participate in university service and scholarly activities. Successful applicants will be offered internationally competitive salaries and benefits, a generous start-up package, modern laboratory space, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities. SLS has established state-of-the-art animal facilities and core technology platforms, including cryo-electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, light microscopy, genomics, metabolism, bioinformatics, and high-throughput screening.

SLS is a supportive and vibrant scientific community and is committed to pursuing questions fundamental to our understanding of biology and disease, developing technologies that benefit humanity and advance human health, attracting the best and the brightest scientific minds, and training the next generation of scientific leaders. SLS has established outstanding graduate and postdoctoral programs and a strong administrative support team. These resources will enable each principal investigator (PI) to freely pursue research with long-term major impact.

For more information about SLS, please visit us at https://sls.westlake.edu.cn/en/About/Overview/.

Applicants should submit: 

1. Cover letter: rank of the position that you apply to, an overview of the goals/vision of your research program, your most significant scientific accomplishments, and a summary of experiences and qualifications that position you to achieve your goals.

2. Curriculum vitae: a complete list of publications should be included.

3. Statement of Research Summary (maximum of 1 page) and Research Proposals (maximum of 3 pages).

4. For applicants of tenure-track assistant professor positions, 3 letters of reference should be arranged to be sent directly by referees.

All application materials must be prepared and submitted in English via: http://apply.interfolio.com/119719. (click apply button) Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Contact Information: slstalents@westlake.edu.cn