Tenure-track Positions in Neuroscience Research at Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Nankai University
Tianjin (Province) (CN)
Salary Negotiable
April 07 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology (SKLMCB) of Nankai University, Tianjin, China, invites applications for a number of tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Associate or Full Investigator. The applicant must have a Ph.D. and a strong publication record in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.  The ideal candidate should have a research program in neuroscience.  The areas we are particularly interested are: 1) Development of brain circuitry; 2) neural circuitry in normal and diseased conditions; 3) Mechanisms and drug screening of neurological and psychiatric diseases using human iPS cells as a model; 4) Studies and drug testing of using animal models of neurological diseases; 5) Computational pharmacology of brain disorders.  

SKLMCB is a multi-disciplinary research institute with lab space of more than 20000 square meters. Current research directions include: 1) Molecular mechanisms of human diseases; 2) Structure-based drug design; 3. Drug delivery and bio-imaging. The lab provides an excellent scientific research environment which nurtures cross-discipline collaborations.  The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, a substantial start-up package, state-of-the-art research space and will have access to numerous core facilities that provide advanced technologies.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a 2-page statement of research plan, and the names and contact information of three references electronically to Ms. Wang Shanshan (nkwss@nankai.edu.cn). Applications will be accepted until the appropriate candidates are identified and the positions are filled. Information about the lab can be found at sklmcb.nankai.edu.cn.