Founded in 2018, Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university in Hangzhou, China, supported by public and private funding. Preceded by the Westlake Institute for Advanced Study, Westlake University is creating a stimulating, world-class environment for research and education in science, engineering and technology, and life sciences.
Westlake University seeks exceptional scholars in all branches of cutting-edge science and technology from around the world. If you believe you are among the best in your chosen research field, you may wish to consider an exciting career opportunity in Westlake University.
Faculty Positions are open at four distinct ranks: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, and Chair Professor.
Each faculty member will receive an internationally competitive salary and a fringe benefits package that includes a generous housing option, a high-end medical care plan for the entire family, generous retirement pension, and schooling assistance for children.
Each faculty member is provided with an internationally competitive start-up package that includes long-term and sufficient research funds, ample laboratory space, excellent equipment and research support. Stable financial support safeguards every research project that is designed to push the envelope of human knowledge.
The research disciplines include, but are not limited to: all major branches of engineering, life sciences, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and inter-disciplinary fields. For more information, please visit:
Please send the following application documents in PDF format to [email protected]
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae – your up-to-date CV with publication list
- Statement of Research Summary and Research Proposal (3-5 pages)
For junior candidates who apply to tenure track positions, 3 letters of reference should be arranged to be sent by referees directly to *[email protected]*.
Office of Human Resources, Westlake University
Yungu Campus Address: 600 Dunyu Road, Sandun Town, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province 310030, CHINA
Yunqi Campus Address: 18 Shilongshan Road, Cloud Town, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province 310024, CHINA
Review of applications will start upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled.
For exceptional applicants recommended by the faculty search committee, we will schedule interviews immediately.