Multiple Faculty Positions at Westlake Institute for Advanced Study

Westlake Institute for Advanced Study
Hangzhou, Zhejiang (CN)
Salary Negotiable
February 15 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Westlake University is a new-type private research university with the characteristics of internationalization, high starting point and high teaching level. It plans to develop itself to be a top-class university all over the world in comprehensive strength within the following 10 to 20 years.

Westlake Institute for Advanced Study (WIAS) is a research institute that is dedicated to the advancement of natural sciences and the frontiers of engineering disciplines. In December 2015, WIAS was registered as a non-profit legal entity in Hangzhou, China.

WIAS comprises four founding institutes: Institute for Biology, Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, Institute for Natural Sciences and Institute for Advanced Technology. Cutting-edge research will be conducted at WIAS, and interdisciplinary interactions amongst biology, physics, computer sciences, engineering, and math will be prioritized.

As an elite research institute, WIAS provides a world-class, stimulating environment, along with state-of-the-art research facility, professional administrative staff and logistic support for advanced scientific research and nurturing talents.

Research Fields

The recruitment focus includes, but is not limited to, the following special research areas: Biology, Medicine, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Mechanics and Engineering, Electronic and Information Science and Technology, as well as various inter-disciplinary areas involving the foundation and applications of natural science and technology. We are particularly interested in candidates who value a highly collaborative and interactive approach to research.


WIAS is looking for top talents from overseas to join us as:

a. Tenure-track assistant professors;

b. tenure-track/Tenured associate professors;

c. Full professors.


a. Doctorate degrees

b. Excellent scientific literacy, enterprise, sense of responsibility and teamwork

c. Extinguish research achievements in specific disciplines

d. Commitment and capability of full-time work at WIAS

e. All the tenured or tenure-track faculty members will be and must be independent researchers.

Support Package/Salaries/Benefits

An internationally competitive Initial Research Support Package will be offered. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. We also offer a comprehensive benefit package, including full housing benefits.


a. Letter of application

b. Curriculum Vitae

c. Research Proposal

d. 3-5 representative papers or treatises

e. Academic certificate, diplomas, award certificates, personal identification documents, relevant professional and technical qualifications certificates

f. 3 experts’ recommendation letters in relevant field of interest

Contact Us

Mr. Ding

Department of Human Resources, Westlake Institute for Advanced Study


Address: Shilongshan Road, Cloud Town, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to the “Thousand Talents Program” or the “Youth Thousand Talents Program” with assistance from WIAS. For more information, please visit: