Faculty Positions at the Center for Quantitative Biology at Peking University

Beijing (CN)
$75,000 - $200,000 per year, depending on qualifications, + additional benefits (housing, childcare)
October 23 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Center for Quantitative Biology (CQB) at Peking University (PKU) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks, from Assistant to Full professor. We seek creative individuals in all areas of quantitative biology, with emphases on, but not limited to:

  • Physical biology
  • Data-science / big-data / machine-learning
  • Mathematical biology
  • Systems biology
  • Synthetic biology
  • Computational biology and Bioinformatics
  • Disease mechanism and drug design from system biology perspective
  • Development of quantitative methods and technology
  • Evolutionary biology

As part of PKU’s strategic initiative in enhancing interdisciplinary research, the CQB (http://cqb.pku.edu.cn) is dedicated to research and education at the interface between the traditionally more quantitative disciplines (mathematics, physical sciences, engineering, computer science) and the biological sciences. Current research areas include systems biology, synthetic biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, and network-based disease mechanism and drug design. Faculty at CQB can also be associated with other schools and departments at Peking University, with the PKU research hospitals, and have the opportunity to join the Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences. We offer an internationally competitive start-up package, core-funding, and a collaborative interdisciplinary research environment with outstanding shared and professionally staffed core research facilities.

The position comes with a competitive salary and benefit packages including child education in one of the best kindergartens, primary and middle schools in China, housing benefits to rent and buy, and comprehensive health insurance.

Applications, including a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, three representative publications, and a research plan, should be sent to: cmlee_at_pku.edu.cn

Successful candidates will be invited to meet with faculty and give a research presentation remotely, or to come for an on-site interview. Your position will be considered jointly by the institute and Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences. Applications from Chinese and non-Chinese nationals will be evaluated on an equal opportunity basis. Review of applications will begin immediately will continue until multiple positions are filled.

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