Faculty Positions, Westlake University (as of Apr. 2022)

Westlake University

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At Westlake, you will surround yourself with burgeoning community of amazing people from a diverse background. However, you will never feel lost and unsupported. We are here for you and help you grow and thrive.


Available Faculty Positions:


Your Opportunity and Qualifications

Faculty Positions are open at four distinct ranks: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, and Chair Professor.

Tenured faculty: Associate Professor, Full Professor, or Chair Professor

- The applicant should have world-class academic achievements and hold tenured Associate Professorship (or above) or equivalent positions in world-class universities or research institutes.

- The applicant promises to work full time at Westlake upon acceptance of the offer. 

Tenure-track faculty: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

- The applicant should have a doctorate degree.

- The applicant should have academic achievements equivalent to those of the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in world-class universities. 

- The applicant promises to work full time at Westlake upon acceptance of the offer. The first appointment will be five years. 


Salary, Benefits and Start-up package

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 US.

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.


How to apply

Please submit your complete application package including the following materials as a single pdf. file in English to [email protected]. In the subject line please indicate “Name +School + Department + Research field”.  

  • Cover letter
  • Up-to-date CV with a publication list and Google Scholar profile link
  • Statement of Research Summary and Research Proposal (3-5 pages)
  • Arrange for 3 letters of reference (to be sent by referees directly to the above email address)



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

For more information, please visit: https://www.westlake.edu.cn/


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

For excellent applicants highly recommended by the academic search committee, we will co-ordinate the scheduling of interviews at any convenient time!



For more information about the university, please visit Westlake University in English and Wikipedia Page.

For more information about the city of Hangzhou, please visit en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hangzhou and eng.hangzhou.gov.cn. Click on www.youtube.com/watch?v=CN4tLDYFq3M to watch a video about Hangzhou.

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