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
April 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

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.


Position name: Animal Research Center Director (Vice Director)

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Familiar with use and management of SPF animal laboratory;
2. Providing services including gene knockout and transgenic mice for each laboratory in HCLS. Developing new technologies and methods for the establishment of animal disease model according to the special needs of laboratories;
3. Preparation of transgenic mice;
4. Preparation of gene knockout / knock-in mice by embryonic stem cells;
5. Preparation of gene knockout/knock-in mice by direct embryo injection using TALEN or Cas9/sgRNA techniques; 
6. Preservation of mice strains resources;
7. Rebuilding the strains of SPF mice; 
8. Others: vector design, consultation of genotype and phenotype analysis, etc.

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. 

Cryo-EM Facility Manager and Engineer Positions at HIT Center for Life Sciences, Harbin, China

The Cryo-EM platform at HIT Center for Life Sciences (HCLS, link:  http://hcls.hit.edu.cn/) is seeking a Cryo-EM facility manager and several engineers. HCLS is about to install several high-end cryo-transmission electron microscopes (300 kV and 200 kV) coupled to direct electron detectors. The Cryo-EM platform is applied to analyze 3D structures of protein molecules, super molecular complexes, cells and subcellular organelle at multiple levels to reveal the mechanism behind their function. 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
1. 1 Cryo-EM platform manager
The Cryo-EM platform Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of the Cryo-EM facility and computational infrastructure units such as storage and software updates, development and application of Cryo-EM technologies including SPA or Cryo-ET for high-resolution structural determination. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in physics, materials, biology or a related field of science, extensive experience in Cryo-EM or EM. Effective management skills are necessary.

2. 2 Cryo-EM platform research scientists
Cryo-EM platform research scientists will be responsible for the development of technologies and application, and providing practical training for Cryo-EM users. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in related areas and rich experience and skillful techniques in Cryo-EM or cell EM. 

3. 2 Cryo-EM platform engineers
Cryo-EM platform engineers will be responsible for general maintenance of related instrument, providing practical training and application service for Cryo-EM users. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in related areas or other advantages being an engineer (or equivalent) with outstanding skills in related areas. Management ability and service awareness are necessary. Experience in Cryo-EM or transmission EM would be an advantage.

4. 1 Cryo-EM IT engineer
The IT engineer will be responsible for the management and maintenance of Cryo-EM internet, computer cluster and data transmission storage. Applicants must have a master degree or above or outstanding skills in related areas and service awareness. The applicants with experience in Cryo-EM or transmission EM would be highly taken into consideration.

5. 1 mechanical and electronic engineer
Mechanical and electronic engineers will be responsible for electrical equipment, low temperature equipment, air conditioning system and cooling circulating water system. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or above or outstanding skills in related areas and service awareness.

How to Apply:
Candidates should e-mail the application form, CV (with photos) and three recommendation letters to

Zhiwei Huang:huangzhiwei@hit.edu.cn.

An internationally competitive salary, working environment and living conditions with fringe benefits are provided according to relevant regulations and policies for talent introduction by Harbin Institute of technology.