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Faculty Positions in Immunology and Microbiology, Westlake University

Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Internationally competitive salary and startup package will be provided
Closing date
19 Jul 2023

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

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Founded in 2018, Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university in Hangzhou, China, backed by generous funding from public and private donors. The School of Life Sciences (SLS) at Westlake University is striving to cultivate top talents, pursue questions fundamental to our understanding of biology and disease, and develop enabling technologies that benefit humanity and advance human health.

The newly established Immunology and Microbiology Program is recruiting multiple faculty members in all ranks (Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor) to lead vigorous independent research programs focusing on all aspects of immunology. Competitive candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, an outstanding record of research accomplishments, and an innovative future research plan in any major area of Immunology.

To complement the existing strength of current faculty members in the school, candidates in the following research areas are strongly encouraged to apply:

1. Cross-regulation between the immune system and other systems under normal or disease settings, including but not limited to the nervous system, the endocrine system, commensal microorganisms, the cardiovascular system, and cancers.

2. High-dimensional quantitative analysis of immune responses using cutting-edge genomic, proteomic, microscopic, or sequencing technologies.

3. Rational design and construction of molecular or cellular entities that enable precise intervention of immune responses. Westlake University has state-of-the-art core facilities including newly expanded animal facilities, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, microscopes and high-throughput genomic and chemical screening platforms.

SLS has a stimulating academic environment that fosters interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty members. Internationally competitive salary and startup package will be provided. For more information about SLS, please visit us at

Applicants should submit:

1. Cover letter: rank of the position that you apply to, an overview of the goals/vision of your research program, and the most significant scientific accomplishments.

2. Curriculum vitae: a complete list of publications should be included.

3. Statement of Research Summary and Research Proposals (maximum of 4 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 should be submitted via

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

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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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