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We are committed to provide vibrant, rigorous, and cooperative research environment for all group members. Together we can explore the unknowns and advance the frontier. Currently we are looking for motivated young talents to join the forces. Positions are available at all levels.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Multiple postdoc positions are available in the lab. Qualified candidates should hold, or expect to obtain within a year, a PhD degree in biochemistry, structural biology, biophysics, cell biology, or other related fields. We are particularly interested in applicants who have experience in the following areas:

  • Protein biochemistry and protein engineering

  • In-vitro reconstitution

  • Structural biology and cryo-EM

  • Cell biology and fluorescence microscopy

  • Neurodegenerative diseases


To apply, please send Zhejian the following documents in PDF format.

  1. Cover letter; please summarize your past research and trainings, state your long-term career goal, and briefly describe your research interest in our lab.

  2. Curriculum Vitae; please include your education history and a complete list of your publications and awards.

  3. Three reference letters, including one from your PhD mentor; please arrange all letters be sent by referees to Zhejian directly.

  4. Any other supportive materials that are relevant.

Graduate Students

We recruit graduate students through the Graduate Programs at Westlake University. Current students enrolled in these graduate programs: please contact Zhejian to discuss rotation. 

The Graduate Programs at Westlake University are dedicated to nurture the next generation to become future innovators, thinkers, and leaders in science and advanced technology. We are committed to provide outstanding training and superior research environment for students to achieve their career goals. We strongly encourage talents students from all over the world to apply. Program description and application guidance can be found here. Additional information for international students can be found here.

Research Assistants

Several Research Assistant positions are available in our lab. Qualified candidates should hold, or expect to obtain within a year, a bachelor’s or master’s degree in life sciences or other related majors. Candidates are expected to have good communication skills and work collaboratively in a group. To apply, please send your CV to Zhejian. This post is effective until all positions are filled.

Visiting Students

We welcome motivated undergraduate students for a short-term internship or undergraduate thesis research. Please contact Zhejian to discuss a potential intern. More information of short-term programs in Westlake University can be found here.

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