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Faculty Recruitment, Westlake University School of Medicine

Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
internationally competitive salary and a fringe benefits package
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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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, life sciences, and medicine.

Established in October 2023, the School of Medicine is dedicated to medical innovations by nurturing physician-scientists and fostering bench-to-bed translational sciences. Our aim is to contribute the research strengths of Westlake University to the advancement of medicine.

We are seeking outstanding scientists to lead vigorous independent research programs in areas including, but not limited to, microbiology and vaccine, immunology and inflammation, physiology and metabolism, cancer biology and therapy, medical genetics, clinical medicine, pharmacology and public health. We are particularly interested in physician-scientist candidates with both independent laboratory research and clinical practice responsibilities. 

Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, with postdoctoral experience and strong research accomplishments. 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, etc. These benefits have been designed with references to those of the research private universities in the U.S. 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.

For those who are interested, please submit your complete application package including the following materials as a single PDF file in English to Subject Line Format: [Your Name] - School of Medicine Application - [Your Research Field]

- Cover letter

- Up-to-date CV with a publication list and Google Scholar profile link

- Statement of Research Accomplishments and Future Research Plan (3-5 pages)

-  Arrange for 3 letters of reference to be sent directly by your referees to the email address provided above

Review of applications will start upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled. 

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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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