Assistant Professor Positions - School of Life Sciences, Yunnan University, China

Yunnan University
Kunming, Yunnan (CN)
Up to $ 50,000-75,000 per year plus additonal Up to $200,000 for house allowance.
February 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time


Assistant Professor Positions - School of Life Sciences, Yunnan University, China

  Yunnan University is in the process of revamping School of Life Sciences to significantly boosting biomedical research and education to international standards. We anticipate hiring 20 new junior faculty members to expand our research and education in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Chemical Biology. Highly qualified applications at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) will be considered. The ideal candidates are expected to investigate fundamental biological questions using molecular approaches.

  New recruits will join a highly interactive and interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and will enjoy access to brand new state-of-the-art equipment and facilities (including new SPF mouse facility, transgenic core facility, Fluorescence Activator Cell Sorter, Multiphoton con-focal microscope, Spinning-disc microscope, electron microscope etc.) on the new Yunnan University Campus. All new recruits are expect to apply for National Young 1000-Talent Plan Program ( The University offers nationally competitive research start-up packages and personal compensation including allowance for purchasing house. Detailed packages can be found at

  Candidates must hold a PhD (or equivalent) degree with postdoctoral training and have a strong record of research accomplishments.

  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, PDF files of three representative research papers, a brief description of research plans (2 pages), and the contact information for three people who will provide letters of reference.

  Application materials should be submitted to:
Dr. Jian Zhang, 
Faculty search committee
Center for Life Sciences
Yunnan University
Kunming, China

  We will begin reviewing applications on a rolling basis and the search will remain open until the positions are filled.