Interviews on May 20th, 2018—Institute of Advanced Technology at Westlake University

Institute of Advanced Technology at Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang (CN)
Salary Negotiable
April 11 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
  • Review of applications will start upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled. Early applicants will be selected for interviews on May 20th, 2018.

  Westlake University is an elite, private, comprehensive research institute located in the beautiful city of Hangzhou, China. Westlake University aims to become a top research institute in the world, pushing the frontiers of science and technology. She has four research institutes: Natural Sciences (covering mathematics, physics, chemistry, and emerging fields of sciences), Advanced Technology (covering all branches of engineering), Biology (covering all branches of modern experimental biology and computational biology), Basic Medical Sciences (covering all branches of medical sciences). Each Institute has 50+ faculty positions at all ranks, to be filled in the next 5-8 years.
  The Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT), as the foundation of the School of Engineering in Westlake University in near future, carries out fundamental, forward-looking, and systematic scientific research on Information Science and Engineering, Nanotechnology and Energy Engineering, Environmental and Resources Engineering. It cultivates innovative top talents to build a world-class innovation platform. IAT will coordinate various disciplines and start-up positions. Positive personnel interaction is conducted following international trends and discipline construction, which has appropriate volume, reasonable structure, orderly flow and vital international influence. IAT will set up first-class personnel through well-designed stages.

  IAT will specially solicit qualified applicants to fill positions in the following three research centers:
- Information Science and Engineering: Computer Science and Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Information and Communication Engineering, Control, etc.
Nanotechnology and Energy Engineering: Material Science and Engineering, Energy Engineering and Technology, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Optical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.
- Environmental and Resources Engineering: Environmental Science and Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Resource Engineering and Technology, etc. 

Outstanding scholars working in related interdisciplinary frontiers are also welcome to apply.

  The primary criteria for the evaluation of faculty applications include evidence of ability to establish and pursue a program of high-quality research and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Appointments are made at four levels: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, and Endowed Chair Professor.

  Westlake University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all ethnic background and from all countries. Applicants are required to have received a Ph.D. degree and must have demonstrated exceptional research excellence in a relevant field. Each hired faculty member will receive an internationally competitive salary, generous housing and fringe benefits, and ample start-up funds. Long-term, stable research funds are available for faculty members who are at the forefront of their chosen research fields. Westlake University is committed to offering a highly stimulating research environment and an interdisciplinary approach to research problems. All faculty members are encouraged to create innovative and far-reaching solutions to scientific problems of the most challenging and most significant type.

  All applicants should submit a cover letter, an updated curriculum vitae (including a list of publications), and a statement of research interests including a one-page outline of a potential five-year research program.

  Please send the application materials as electronic PDF files to Email subject should mention the applicant’s name and the position title (i.e., Name-IAT-research area). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference to be sent directly to this email address.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the National 'Thousand Talents Program' or the ' Thousand Youth Talents Program' through Westlake University.
Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and according to the number and quality of candidates, Chemistry Faculty Interview, Mathematics Faculty Interview and Physics Faculty Interview will be scheduled. We encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.

  • This advertisement is effective throughout 2018 and positions remain open until filled.

Ms. YANG Mengchen, Department of Human Resources, Westlake University
Address: 18 Shilongshan Road, Cloud Town, Xihu District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
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This advertisement is valid and positions remain open until filled.