Secretary for Ph.D. Student Affairs, School of Engineering

Category: Administrative Professional

Department: SE

Location: Yungu, Hangzhou, CN

Employment Type: Full-time

Westlake University is a new type of non-profit research-oriented university supported by public and private funding. It is a vanguard in higher education reform in China and is established with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China. 

With the aim to become a world-class research and education institution, the university is committed to attracting globally leading professors, developing state-of-the-art disciplines, cultivating world-class talents, and making fundamental discoveries. Westlake University has three schools: School of Life Sciences (covering all branches of modern experimental biology, computational biology, and all branches of medical sciences), School of Science (covering mathematics, physics, chemistry, and emerging fields of sciences), and School of Engineering (covering all branches of engineering).

The School of Engineering (SOE) is devoted to frontier research in applied sciences and innovation of technologies to advance human wellbeing sustainably. It aims to establish key strengths at the cutting-edge in science and technology through interdisciplinary research, training of forward-thinking students and recruitment of top talents from around the world.

The school currently has (but will not be limited to) six programs: Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Electronic and Information Engineering, Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Sustainable and Environmental Engineering. By focusing on the six major programs, the School of Engineering has built a number of high-level laboratories and research centers. Among them, are The Key Laboratory of 3D Micro/Nano Fabrication and Characterization of Zhejiang Province, The Key Laboratory of Coastal Environment and Resources of Zhejiang Province (KLaCER), and The Engineering Research Center of Micro/Nano-Photonic/Electronic System Integration of Zhejiang Province. The School of Engineering also jointly builds Westlake Center of Synthetic Biology and Integrated Bioengineering (WE-SynBio) with the School of Life Sciences and the School of Science.

Secretary for Ph.D. Student Affairs, School of Engineering

Job Responsibilities:

1. Assist in the design and optimization of the doctoral program admissions process;

2. Be responsible for the planning, organizing and executing of admissions activities;

3. Be responsible for the admission qualification screening and organizing admission interviews;

4. Assist in the revision of training programs, the formulation of teaching plans, and the scheduling, selection; examination arrangements and grade auditing of the courses;

5. Be responsible for organizing academic lectures and qualifying examinations for doctoral students;

6. Participate in other work related to academic affairs as needed.


1. Embrace the philosophy, mission, vision, and value of Westlake University;

2. A strong sense of responsibility and teamwork;

2. Applicants must be meticulous and have excellent communication and coordination skills;

3. Master’s degree or above and relevant work experience is preferred;

4. Competency in office software;

5. Fluent in Chinese and English.

Compensation and Benefits:

Westlake University offers an internationally competitive compensation package commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment and send it to

Application deadline: Open until filled.

Westlake University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of all ethnic backgrounds and from all countries.