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Faculty Positions, Aging and Neurodegeneration, Westlake Laboratory of Life Sciences and Biomedicine

Westlake Laboratory of Life Sciences and Biomedicine (WLLSB)
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Internationally competitive salary and startup package
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Biomedicine, Chemistry, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

The Westlake Laboratory of Life Sciences and Biomedicine (WLLSB) is one of the first comprehensive research institutes founded by Zhejiang province, China.  Sponsored by Westlake University, WLLSB strives to generate breakthroughs in both basic and translational research, focusing on aging-associated diseases and cancer, two of the most prominent and challenging areas in biomedical research.

WLLSB invites applications for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all academic levels. Successful applicants will also be appointed as adjunct faculty members at Westlake University. Applicants with expertise in aging and neurodegeneration and related areas are particularly 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 other academic activities at WLLSB and Westlake University.

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 at WLLSB, including cryo-electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, light microscopy, genomics, metabolism, bioinformatics, and high-throughput screening. WLLSB has formed 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. These resources will enable each faculty member to freely pursue research with long-term major impact.

For more information about WLLSB, please visit us at


Applicants should submit:

1. Cover letter: rank of the position that you are applying for, an overview of the goals 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:

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


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