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Updated: 2021-08-27

  • Chen Ligong research group from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tsinghua University 

Introduction to the team leader:

Dr Chen Ligong’s lab primarily studies the physiological and pharmacological functions of SLC transporters, and uses various modern biological and chemicobiological means to analyze the substrates, functional regulations, pathogenic mechanisms, as well as the potential development effects of drug targets. The lab has recently published several influential research papers in Immunity, Gut, Hepatology, Nature Communications, PNAS, CellReports and PLOS Biology. For more details about the team, please visit:  http://www.sps.tsinghua.edu.cn/cn/team/team/2016/0704/2.html

Job vacancy:

Post-doctor research assistant 

Requirements: 

1. Candidates should be under the age of 35, and have obtained or will obtain a doctoral or master’s degree in neurobiology, immunology or related fields within three years;

2. Be sufficiently proficient in both Chinese and English;

3. Candidates should have published academic papers in English journals; 

4. Candidates should have a passion for scientific research, a rigorous academic attitude, and strong interpersonal and team collaboration skills.

Treatment:

1. The research team provides favorable treatment and opportunities for appointees to attend domestic and foreign conferences, as well as skill training programs. 

2. The research team provides sophisticated experimental platforms and a scientific research environment for appointees. 

3. In accordance with the relevant national regulations and stipulations of Tsinghua University, appointees will enjoy postdoctoral treatment, including a salary, laboratory subsidies, lodgings, children’s school admissions, household registration and more. (For more details, please visit: http://postdoctor.tsinghua.edu.cn/)

4. Outstanding postdoctoral fellows are eligible to apply for the Shuimu Tsinghua Scholarship Program. 

5. The treatment will be negotiated in person.

Contact us:

Candidates may send their CV and the contact information of two referees to the following e-mail address: ligongchen@tsinghua.edu.cn. Please indicate “applying for postdoctoral position or research assistant in Chen Ligong’s lab” in the subject heading.

  • Zhu Yuyan research group from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University(PolyU)

Introduction to the team leader:

Dr Zhu Yuyan works as an assistant professor at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology of the PolyU. The research group studies the role of functional food components and nutrients in ameliorating lipid metabolism disorders, such as obesity and its associated metabolic syndromes, with the focus on adipose tissue. For more details, please visit:  http://www.polyu.edu.hk/abct; https://yyzhu.weebly.com.

Job vacancy:

Research assistant (one position)

Job description:

1. Direction: Adipose function and obesity metabolic regulation;

2. Location: The PolyU Shenzhen Research Institute;

3. Working period: Starting from July 2021;

4. Opportunities: Based on the willingness and consultations of both parties, the research assistant will be preferentially provided with the research group’s doctoral place in Hong Kong. PolyU ranked 75th in the QS World University Rankings (WUR) in 2020, and doctoral graduates have the potential be funded by various talent programs launched in the Chinese mainland.

Requirements:

1. Physically and mentally healthy, and can work stably; 

2. Have a strong sense of responsibility and team spirit, and are willing to engage in the research field; 

3. Have a bachelor or master’s degree in biology, medicine, biochemistry, nutrition, animal science, food science, biomedical engineering or related disciplines. Experiences in cell culture and mouse handling are preferred; 

4. Have good English communication and writing skills; 

5. Job duties: The appointee will carry out independent projects under the guidance of tutors and provide technical support for the development of the lab’s scientific research;

6. Employment mode: Contract; 

7. The treatment will be negotiated in person or through e-mail.

Treatment:

In accordance with the relevant regulations of the institute, the treatment will be negotiated in person.

Contact us:

Candidates may send their CV and contact information to the following e-mail address: yuyan.zhu@polyu.edu.hk. Please indicate “position + name” in the subject heading. 

After reviewing, the research group will notify relevant applicants of the time, place and related issues pertaining to the interview. 

Application materials will be kept strictly confidential.

  • The Xiao Yang research group from the Second Xiangya Hospital of the Central South University

Introduction to the team leader:

Xiao Yang is the deputy chief physician, associate researcher, doctor of internal medicine, and doctoral supervisor at the Second Xiangya Hospital of the Central South University, and is outstanding youth of Hunan province. 

She is currently working as deputy director of the Institute of Metabolism and Endocrinology at the Second Xiangya Hospital, deputy director of the Teaching and Research Office of Metabolism and Endocrinology, and secretary of the First Party Branch of the Metabolism and Endocrinology Department. 

Xiao serves as a member of the Diabetes Branch, Endocrinology Branch and Tissue Rehabilitation and Regeneration Branch of the Chinese Medical Association (CMA), and is a member of the Endocrinology Committee of the Hunan Medical Association. 

She is also an editorial board member of Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, Frontiers in Pediatrics, and the reviewer of several SCI journals, including JCEM, Cardiovascular Diabetology, and Journal of Diabetes.

Xiao has rich experience in scientific research and clinical work, and has devoted herself to the immunology research of diabetes and its complications for years. She has published papers on international academic journals, such as Diabetes, JCEM, JCI Insight, as the first author or corresponding author.

Job vacancy:

Research assistant (one position)

Job description:

1. Direction: Diabetes and metabolic diseases;

2. Location: The Second Xiangya Hospital of the Central South University, Changsha, Hunan province;

3. Start date: July 2021;

4. Opportunities: With the support of the National Clinical Research Center for Metabolic Diseases, the lab possesses first-class experimental platforms for metabolic diseases and diabetes. Research assistants of the lab of outstanding comprehensive quality will be provided with the research group’s graduate places.

Requirements:

1. Obey laws and regulations, abide by academic norms and comply with rules of the University and the hospital. 

2. Interest in scientific research, sense of responsibility, practical ability, hardworking and have a team spirit. 

3. Have a bachelor’s degree or above; a background in medicine, biology, pharmacy or zoology is preferred; experience in flow cytometry, PCR, Western blot, cell culture or animal experiments is also preferred. 

4. Have sufficient English reading and writing skills.

Treatment:

In accordance with relevant regulations of the Second Xiangya Hospital, the treatment will be negotiated in person or through e-mail.

Contact us:

Candidates may send their CV and contact information to the following e-mail address: dingjin2020@163.com. Please indicate “research assistant + name + university + major” in the subject heading. 

After reviewing, the research group will notify relevant applicants of the time and mode of the interview. 

Application materials will be kept strictly confidential.

  • The Huang Xiaoshuai research group form the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Peking University

Introduction to the team leader: 

Dr Huang Xiaoshuai obtained a bachelor’s degree in optical information science and technology from Wuhan University, in 2013, and a doctor’s degree in biophysics from Peking University, in 2018. He engaged in postdoctoral research at the Institute of Molecular Medicine of Peking University from 2018 to 2020. 

Huang has been committed to researching new microscopic imaging technologies for living cells and in-vivo imaging. He has developed fast long-range Hessian structured illumination microscopy, super-resolution fluorescence assisted optical diffraction tomography microscopes, and rapid volumetric imaging with Bessel-Beam three-photon microscopy. His research results have been published in academic journals such as Nature Biotechnology, Light: Science& Applications, and Nature Communications

Huang has worked as an assistant professor and doctoral supervisor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of Peking University since October 2020. He has established an advanced microscopic imaging laboratory. For more details about the lab, please visit: http://bme.bjmu.edu.cn/szdw/215619.htm

Orientation of research: 

New optical microscopic imaging technology; cell biology; organelle interaction

Job vacancy:

Post-doctorate (three positions)

Requirements:

1. Have (within the recent two years in principle) or will have a doctoral degree, be of good moral character, be in good health, and be under the age of 35;

2. Have a background in optics, biomedical engineering, image processing, cell biology, biophysics or related fields;

3. Have experience in publishing papers in international mainstream journals as the first author;

4. Have adequate experimental skills, English communication and writing abilities, and be able to be a project leader as well as conduct research independently;

5. Comply with the regulations on postdoctoral management of the Peking University Health Science Center. For more details, please visit: https://postdocs.bjmu.edu.cn/

Treatment:

1. The post-doctorate enjoys an annual salary and living allowance of 460,000 yuan ($70,967.34), which includes a pre-tax payment of 280,000 yuan (including five social insurances and one housing fund) given by the hospital, and a post-doctoral living allowance of 180,000 yuan provided by the local government of Shenzhen;

2. The post-doctorate registered in Shenzhen will receive a housing fund and living allowance of 30,000 yuan;

3. For more details, please visit: http://www.gaoxiaojob.com/zhaopin/zhuanti/szsdermyy2021/index.html.

Job vacancy:

Research assistant/technician

Requirements: 

1. Bachelor’s degree (associate degree) or above in biology, basic medicine, pharmacy, or related disciplines; have a good command of conventional experimental techniques (PCR, WB, cell culture, etc.); those with experience in animal experiments are preferred; 

2. Good English communication and writing skills, a team spirit, and coordination abilities; 

3. Good learning ability and willingness to assist in team projects. 

Treatment: 

1. Insurance, public health service,

2. Peking University Health Science Center possesses excellent disciplines, teaching resources and scientific research platforms. In recent years, the postdoctoral treatment has been greatly improved by the broadening of funding channels and the increase in places. The center has also encouraged post-doctorate fellows to produce outstanding academic achievements by strengthening its process management and launching evaluations.

3. Compensation and benefits: 

The pre-tax annual income of an ordinary full-time post-doc is about 210,000 yuan (including provident fund), and the pre-tax annual income of a Boya post-doc is about 270,000 yuan (including provident fund). 

The basic annual salary of appointees who rated “outstanding” in their evaluation will be increased by 20,000 yuan. 

Project remuneration will be paid by tutors to excellent post-docs.

In accordance with the relevant national regulations and stipulations of the university, the research group will pay for the social insurance and provident fund of appointees.

4. Housing: Post-docs are eligible to apply for apartments in sequence, the rent of which will be paid based on the market price. 

5. Fund applications: Post-docs are encouraged to apply for various research funds or reward funds, such as the Hong Kong Scholars Fellowship Scheme, the China-Germany Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program, the International Postdoctoral Exchange Fellowship Program (including Talent-Introduction Program, Talent-Dispatching Program and Talent-Exchange Program), the Postdoctoral Innovation Talents Support Program, as well as for funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation.

Contact us:

Candidates may send their application materials to the following e-mail address: hxs@hsc.pku.edu.cn. Please indicate “post doctor application+ name” in the subject heading. 

After reviewing on a selective basis, the research team will notify relevant applicants of the details of the interview. 

The general entry time is March, June, September and December each year. Please reschedule your time accordingly.