Job Advertisement:Executive Assistant in Shieh Lab, School of Engineering

Category: Research Team

Department: SE

Location: Yungu, Hangzhou, CN

Employment Type: Full-time

Introduction about the Lab

Optical Communication and Sensing Lab (OCSL) will carry out broad range of the research activities in photonics to build up the communication infrastructure for the emerging Internet applications as well as to support the convergence between optical communication and sensing. The research directions of OCSL entails: (1) fundamental theoretical study of various optical communication and sensing channels, (2) advanced modulation formats and signal processing for ultrahigh speed optical communication and sensing, (3) optical integration for cost-effective and energy-efficient communication and sensing networks.

Professor William Shieh received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of Southern California, Los Angles, in 1994 and 1996, respectively. He had worked in various previous renowned institutions such as Jet Propulsion Laboratories, Pasadena, California, and Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey. From 2004 to 2022, he had been with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia. In 2022, he joins the Westlake University as Chair Professor in Optical Communication and Sensing.  He has published more than 300 journal and conference papers and submitted 14 U.S. patents (nine issued). He has been awarded Australian Future Fellowship, 2011-2014. He is a fellow of both IEEE and Optical Society of America (OSA).

More information about Professor Shieh can be found at the following link: .

Job Openings

Position, and no. of vacancies

Research Executive Assistant in optical communication and sensing (1)

Job Responsibilities

1) Assist to manage research funds of the lab;

2) Manage the administrative operations in the lab;

3) Organize the travel arrangement for the team;

4) Induction for the new lab members and reception of the visitors;

5) Assist in preparing official materials for the research team;

6) Maintain the lab website.

Job Requirements

1) Master degree and above;

2) Accounting and budgeting experience preferred; able to work well in Excel and Word;

3) High-level English and Mandarin proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking;

4) Proven track record of management experience.

Compensation and Benefits

According to the relevant regulations of Westlake University and the applicant's working ability, the laboratory will provide competitive salary and research conditions. Employees can enjoy social insurances, housing provident funds, and related benefits of Westlake University.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and supporting materials in English in PDF format to, and indicate “Research Assistant Application + Name”.


Job Advertisement:Executive Assistant in Shieh Lab, School of Engineering


FULL-TIME;Yungu, Hangzhou, CN