Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor

March 17, 2024

Job Description

Founded at Hangzhou, China in 2018, Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university, creating a stimulating, world-class environment for research and education in science, engineering and technology, and life sciences.

Westlake Center for Genome Editing is a newly established research center at Westlake University, aiming to develop novel technologies for genome editing applications.

Westlake Center for Genome Editing seeks exceptional scholars in the following areas:

  • Novel genome editing approaches
  • Delivery systems for genome editing
  • Genome editing at the organismal level
  • Genome editing-related DNA damage repair


In addition to the above-mentioned directions, we encourage interdisciplinary research and welcomes talents from all disciplines to join!!

Faculty positions are opened at levels of Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. 

Each faculty member is provided with an internationally competitive start-up package to ensure maximum academic freedom and to encourage creativity and risk-taking. The package includes long-term research funding, ample laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, excellent technical and administrative support.

All faculty members at Westlake Center for Genome Editing receive an internationally competitive salary and benefits package that includes a generous housing allowance and a premium medical care plan.

Candidates interested in our positions can contact us directly, please send the following documents in PDF format to huangzhiwei@westlake.edu.cn, and indicate “Position title + Name”.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications o Statement of research interest and plan (3 pages)
  • Three letters of reference (to be submitted directly by the referees)

Contact US: wcge@westlake.edu.cn