1000 Youth Talents Plan with Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine, established as an interdisciplinary research institute on the main campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, is ultimately aiming at the treatment and prevention of major human diseases. The Center has its own research building of over 22,000 square meters to house its research laboratories, teaching facilities and major instrumentations.
The center focuses on converging methodologies, from biology to physics and engineering with an emphasis on integrating basic research and clinical applications as well as enabling technologies critical to Omics research and personalized precision medicine. The Center also supports an array of biomedical research facilities, such as bioinformatics, high throughput technology, molecular imaging, transgenic animals, tissue banks, single cell facilities and more. Not only are these facilities an essential component of the Center, but are also open platforms to initiate cross campus collaborations.
The Center adopts an open laboratory structure to favor a highly cohesive and cooperative research culture. With the support from the university, the Center is seeking highly motivated and highly qualified young individuals to fill several group leader positions at the rank of associated or full professor, although lower rank applications will also be considered under exceptional cases. The Center offers highly competitive annual salary and a generous start package with sufficient research space, research staff and major instrumentation.
Individuals with research experiences in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given preferential consideration.
- Systems biology, translational research and precision medicine of cancers, metabolic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and etc.
- Systems biology based on single-cell analysis
- Basic medicine research associated with major human diseases occurrence and development
- Metabonomics, Genomics and Proteomics
- Chemicobiology and synthetic biology
- Discovery of new therapeutic targets, as well as new therapeutic strategies and drug development
- The modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
- Study on Colonyprevention and Intervention based on the Concept of Systems Biomedicine
The annual salary is no less than RMB 450,000 CNY. Compensation package and supporting policies, housing allowance, startup fund, other supports and benefits are referred to the advertisement of SJTU Global Recruitment Program for Young Talents (https://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/480820/sjtu-global-recruitment-program-for-young-talents/)
Interested individuals please send the following materials to: Ms. Zhao, HR Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org): (1) 2 page research plan; (2) 2 page description of past accomplishments; (3) 3-5 names of referees with full contact information; (4) full C.V. (5) 1-3 representative publications. Consideration will start immediately until positions are filled. Selected candidates will be invited to Shanghai for interview as soon as the Search Committee makes its recommendations.
For more information about the Center, please visit http://scsb.sjtu.edu.cn
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