Westlake University

Teaching faculty positions in MATHEMATICS, Westlake University

Westlake University

Hangzhou, China

Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university in 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 positions in MATHEMATICS to expand the university’s professional teaching force further and establish a high-level teaching system aligned with the university’s mission and goals. The specific job responsibilities and application requirements are as follows:

Number of Openings: 3


1. Develop global standard curricula and courses in mathematics.

2. Teach introductory math courses to future non-math major undergraduate students (in English).

3. Design and teach elective math courses to doctoral and future senior undergraduate students majoring in Physics and Engineering (in English).

4. Enhance student motivation and interest in mathematics.

5. Support students’ learning and provide individualized assistance; ensure sufficient office hours to assist students in regular consultation; provide training and guidance to teaching assistants.

6. Organize and participate in other math teaching activities on campus.


1. Possess or acquire a strong familiarity with Westlake University; strong professional ethics and sense of dedication in teaching which personally aligns with Westlake University’s missions and goals. Passionate about teaching mathematics with extensive theoretical and practical experience.

2. Ph.D. degree in Mathematics or a closely related field obtained from a leading Chinese or international university.

3. Experienced in teaching introductory courses on topics such as calculus, linear algebra, and statistics in English; teaching experiences in additional courses such as differential equation (ODE and PDE), mathematical modeling, mathematical physics methods, stochastic process, numerical analysis, and abstract algebra are preferred.

4. Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills.


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


To apply, please send the following documents in English as a single PDF file to teaching_faculty@westlake.edu.cn :

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Teaching statement describing your teaching philosophy

4. Course description and syllabus for a proposed introductory undergraduate course

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

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.

Apply with CV and Cover Letter

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Teaching faculty positions in MATHEMATICS, Westlake University