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Teaching Faculty and Lab Manager Positions

Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Offers an internationally competitive salary with benefits package, and comprehensive insurance
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, the People's Republic of China, supported by public and private funding. At Westlake, we strive for excellence in advanced research and nourish talented change-makers while remaining small and refined to ensure research and education quality. Our three schools, School of Life Sciences, School of Science, and School of Engineering, focus on selected natural and life sciences and engineering disciplines, emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration. Our goal is to cultivate generations of talent that dare to step into the unknown and are willing to take social responsibility.

Westlake University is currently accepting multiple applications from high-level talent for teaching faculty and lab manager positions to develop the university’s undergraduate curriculum, expand the university's professional teaching force, establish a high-level teaching system aligned with the university's mission and goals, and provide students with firm learning guidance and support.

The openings are as follows:


Non-tenure Track, Open Rank, Full-Time Teaching Faculty Positions in:

 - Physics

- Mathematics

- Biology

- Chemistry

- Computer Science

- Electronics and Information Engineering

For specific descriptions and requirements for each position, please see: (under the Teaching Faculty Category)

Lab Manager Positions in Physics

For specific descriptions and requirements for each position, please see:


Westlake University offers an internationally competitive salary, an attractive benefits package, and comprehensive insurance coverage.


To apply for a teaching faculty position, please send the following documents in English as a single PDF file to

- Cover letter

- Curriculum vitae

- A statement describing your teaching philosophy

- Course description and syllabus for a proposed introductory undergraduate course

- A list of at least three professional references with complete contact information

To apply for a lab manager position, please send your resume and other relevant materials as a single PDF file to Please indicate “Position Name-Applicant’s Name-Information Source” in the email subject lines and the CV attachment title.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Outstanding short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. Interviews will continue until all positions are filled. Westlake University is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all ethnic backgrounds and countries.


westlake University

Westlake University

Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university supported by public and private funding. The predecessor of Westlake University is Westlake Institute for Advanced Study. Founded by scientists including Yigong Shi, Shiyi Chen, Jianwei Pan and Yi Rao, Westlake Institute for Advanced Study was established in Hangzhou on December 10, 2016. On February 14, 2018, Westlake University was established with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China.

With the aim to be a world-class research and education institution, the university is committed to attracting the globally leading professors, developing state-of-the-art disciplines, cultivating world-class talents and making fundamental discoveries.

By 2026, Westlake University is expected to have about 5,000 full-time students (including 3,000 graduate students and 2,000 undergraduate students), 300 assistant, associate and full professors (including chair professors), 600 research, teaching, technical support and administrative staff, and around 900 postdoctoral fellows.

Within 10-15 years, the university aims to have globally leading research programs in some disciplines and to make significant contributions in basic research, technological innovation as well as translation.


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