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Faculty Positions in Westlake University

Employer
Westlake University
Location
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Salary
competitive salary and a fringe benefits package
Closing date
26 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Chemistry, Engineering, Life Science, Mathematics, Physics
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

Job Details

ABOUT US

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.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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:https://en.westlake.edu.cn/

Please send the following application documents in PDF format to talents@westlake.edu.cn

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS 

- Cover Letter

- Curriculum Vitae

- your up-to-date CV with publication list

- Statement of Research Summary and Research Proposal (3-5 pages)

REFERENCE REQUIREMENTS 

For junior candidates who apply to tenure track positions, 3 letters of reference should be arranged to be sent by referees directly to talents@westlake.edu.cn.

CONTACTS

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.

Company

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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