Directors, Cryo-EM Facility Manager, Engineer Positions at HIT Center for Life Sciences

Employer
HIT Center for Life Sciences
Location
Haerbin, Heilongjiang (CN)
Salary
Salary Negotiable
Posted
December 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Tenure-track Positions at HIT Center for Life Sciences/School of Life Science and Technology, China

HIT Center for Life Sciences (HCLS) was founded in 2016. It is a new strategic development of the university. As the first special academic zone of HIT, HCLS runs its own graduate program and enjoys unparalleled freedom in research, personnel employment and financial flexibility within the university. HCLS aims to be an international competitive research center for basic life sciences. All research laboratories are led by Principal Investigators (PIs) under the Tenure-track system. HCLS plans to recruit about 22 PIs from all over the world in five years. Candidates with high confidence of doing creative research and strong ambition of making high-impact discoveries are particularly welcome to apply.

SLST at HIT was founded in 2011. SLST has established interdisciplinary graduate and scientist training programs. Current cutting-edge research directions at SLST include: Structural biology, Cancer biology, Developmental biology and Biological information. The school has also established a complete scientific research support equipment platform including Image Analysis System, Mass Spectrometric Analysis System, NMR System Protein Structure and Molecules Interaction Analysis System, Nucleic Acid Analysis System, Cell culture facilities, Clean rooms and Animal facilities.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent plus postdoctoral experience, and an excellent record of research accomplishments and great potentials in biomedical fields. Researchers specialized in Neurobiology, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular biophysical and structural biology(CryoEM), Cancer biology, Nano-biotechnology, Proteomics, Genome engineering, DNA damage and repair, and Tissue engineering are particularly encouraged to apply.

Package

SLST/ HCLS provides a very attractive start-up package, internationally competitive salaries/benefits and newly renovated space. The initial appointment for PIs will be 5 years, with full funding support from HIT. Renewal of the appointment will be based on merit and is conditional upon passing reviews by an international committee.

1) Lab space: ≥150 m2;

2) Start-up fund: 10,000,000 RMB;

3) Salary: ≥450,000 RMB depending on experience and academic accomplishments, full benefits are provided;

4) Settlement allowance: ≥600,000 RMB;

5) Guaranteed graduate student quota;

6)Service-oriented office organization, including assistance to arranging daycare and school for child.

Application Materials

Including a cover letter, a full CV, publication list, names and contact information of three referees, and a statement of research plans, materials should be sent to Prof.  Zhiwei Huang, Dean of the SLST and Director of the HCLS, via email: huangzhiwei@hit.edu.cn or huangzhiwei2009@gmail.com. The selection process will continue until positions are filled.

 

Director Position of Research assistant center at HIT Center for Life Sciences

Announcement of Recruitment

School of life science and technology (SLST) is a newly established college at HIT aimed at training leading talents in frontier and interdisciplinary science. The college has two divisions which are “Biomedical Research Center” and “Biomedical Engineering Research Center”. The college possesses multiple state key laboratories such as biomedical technology and transformation laboratory and genome editing technology laboratory with numerous young scientist's working here. Furthermore, as a leading institute in life science research, HCLS owns comparatively independence in academic research, personnel employment and talents training system.

HCLS now recruits research assistant center directors, the details are as follows:

Position name: Proteomics Research Center Director(Vice Director)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Familiar with use, maintenance and functional development of Orbitrap Velos LTQ, Exactive Q and other large facilities related biological mass spectrometry to provide high quality bio mass spectrometry services including Molecular weight determination of proteins and peptides, identification of proteins, analysis and identification of post-translational modifications of proteins, analysis of mixed samples of complex proteins, and quantitative comparative study of proteome for all laboratories in HCLS. Ability to apply biological mass spectrometry analysis techniques to basic biology research and help to solve the major biological problems in basic biology research on the basis of developing and perfecting advanced technology;

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Respecting laws and honesty;
  2. Master degree or above in biology (proteomics)or related areas;
  3. Good health, sense of teamwork and professional dedication;
  4. Experience in working with mass spectrum,cryo-EM and management is highly preferred;
  5. If the candidates pass the international assessment that HCLS organized, the salary can be fulfilled according to PI standard;
  6. Full scientific research training, independence in work as an individual and also the ability to conduct research in related work on proteome as well as publishing the results.

Position name: Antibody Research Center Director (Vice Director)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Familiar with the preparation, purification and function development of polyclonal antibodies, monoclonal antibodies to provide a full range of services for each laboratory in HCLS and develop a new technology platform for antibody preparation;
  2. Familiar with immunoassay technology and antigen analysis technology;

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Respecting laws and honesty;
  2. Master degree or above in biology or related areas;
  3. Good health, sense of teamwork and professional dedication;
  4. Experience in related areas is highly preferred.
  5. Full scientific research training, independence in work as an individual and also the ability to conduct research in related work on antibody as well as publishing the results.

Position name: Image Analysis Research Center Director (Vice Director)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Providing biological optical imaging services as well as committing to the establishment of some new optical imaging technology platforms;
  2. Familiar with use, maintenance and functional development of related software and facilities of the advanced optical microscopic imaging system, including laser scanning confocal microscope, rotary confocal microscopy, two-photon microscopy, wide field fluorescence microscopy;
  3. To conduct optical imaging experiment with slices,cultured cells and live cells;
  4. To develop some new optical imaging technology while providing services;

Basic Qualifications:

  1. Respecting laws and honesty;
  2. Master degree or above in biology or related areas;
  3. Good health, sense of teamwork and professional dedication;
  4. Experience in related areas is highly preferred;
  5. Full scientific research training, independence in work as an individual and also the ability to conduct research in related work as well as publishing the results.

Recruitment policy:

  1. Suitable candidates and final positions will be selected according to the actual ability and level through the review.
  2. An internationally competitive salary is provided according to relevant regulations and policies for talent dispatch by Harbin Institute of Technology after expiration of the term for publicity with no objection. HIT will sign an employment contract in accordance with the “Talent Dispatch” regulation. Salary needs negotiation.

Application Materials:

Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, CV to huangzhiwei@hit.edu.cn or huangzhiwei2009@gmail.com with the email subject as “apply for XX position ”.The selection process will continue until positions are filled. 

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