Faculty Positions in Faculty of Synthetic Biology at SIAT

Location
Shenzhen, Guangdong (CN)
Salary
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences
Posted
July 23 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Faculty of Synthetic Biology is here!

Synthetic Biology redesigns the existing or creates novo biological systems, exploring the mechanism and rules of life, and developing the next-generation biotechnology that is believed to “change the world”.

The Faculty of Synthetic Biology and the Institute of Synthetic Biology under SIAT adopt a two-in-one operation mode, featuring with interdisciplinary teaching and state-of-the-art research platforms including a unique synthetic biology facility and international talent pool. This two-in-one institution is committed to becoming a high-level scientific, cultural and talent training base and a world-renowned synthetic biology and engineering biology center. 

Position 1: Chair professors, Full-Professors, Associate professors Tenure Track

Employment Type: Full-time, Teaching and research

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Undertake teaching work and guide the study of undergraduates and postgraduates;

2. Undertake teaching reform, curriculum design or teaching laboratory planning;

3. Understand the frontiers of the subject's development and the state of technological progress, and integrate it into teaching;

4. Guide the teaching work;

5. Undertake scientific research work, organize, lead or participate in the scientific research team as a key member to complete important scientific research projects, or complete the transformation of important scientific research achievements;

6. Participate in various activities of the faculty and the institute of SIAT, and make suggestions for the construction and development of the faculty and the institute of SIAT;

7. Complete other tasks assigned by the faculty and the institute of SIAT. 

Qualifications:

1. Have a doctor’s degree;

2. Scientific and research experience and academic level should be equal to or above that of a tenured associate professor in internationally renowned universities and institutes;

3. Can work full-time in SIAT;

4. Able to undertake the teaching of professional foundation classes and develop frontier courses of disciplines

5. Have the experience and ability to hold important scientific and technologies projects at national level;

6. Fluently use Chinese and English.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1. Curriculum vitae;

2. 3 letters of recommendation;

3. Research proposal;

4. A letter of application;

5. Bachelor, Master, or Doctor educational concept.

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Position 2: Associate professors (Non-tenure track)

Employment Type: Full-time, Teaching and research

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Undertake teaching work and guide the study of undergraduates and postgraduates;

2. Undertake teaching reform, curriculum design or teaching laboratory planning;

3. Understand the frontiers of the subject's development and the state of technological progress, and integrate it into teaching;

4. Guide the teaching work;

5. Undertake scientific research work, organize, lead or participate in the scientific research team as a key member to complete important scientific research projects, or complete the transformation of important scientific research achievements;

6. Participate in various activities of the faculty and the institute of SIAT, and make suggestions for the construction and development of the faculty and the institute of SIAT;

7. Complete other tasks assigned by the faculty and the institute of SIAT.

Qualifications:

1. Have a doctor’s degree, generally have post-doc experience, generally not over 40 years old;

2. Scientific and research experience and academic level should be equal to or above that of an associate professor in internationally renowned universities and institutes;

3. Can work full-time in SIAT;

4. Able to teach professional foundation classes for undergraduates and graduates;

5. Have the experience and ability to host scientific and technological projects at provincial level and above.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1. Curriculum vitae;

2. 3 letters of recommendation;

3. Research proposal;

4. A letter of application;

5. Bachelor, Master, or Doctor educational concept.

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Position 3: Professors, associate professors

Employment Type: Full-time, Teaching

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Undertake teaching work and guide the study of undergraduates and postgraduates;

2. Undertake teaching reform, curriculum design or teaching laboratory planning;

3. Understand the frontiers of the subject's development and the state of technological progress, and integrate it into teaching;

4. Guide the teaching work of elementary and intermediate teaching staff;

5. Participate in various activities of SIAT and the faculty, and make suggestions for the construction and development of SIAT and the faculty;

6. Complete other tasks assigned by SIAT and the faculty.

Qualifications:

Professor

1.    Have a doctor’s degree;

2.    Serve as associate professor or above or equivalent position in internationally renowned universities and research institutes

3.    Have rich undergraduate and graduate teaching experience;

4.    Fluently use Chinese and English.

Associate Professor

1.    Have a doctor’s degree;

2.    Serve as associate professor or above or equivalent position in internationally renowned universities and research institutes

3.    Have relatively rich teaching experience for undergraduate and graduate students;

4.    Fluently use Chinese and English.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1. Curriculum vitae;

2. 3 letters of recommendation;

3. A letter of application;

4. Bachelor, Master, or Doctor educational concept.

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Position 4: Lecturer, Teaching assistant

Employment Type: Full-time, Teaching

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

Lecturer

1. Serve as the main lecturer of undergraduate and postgraduate courses;

2. Assist professors and associate professors to formulate teaching plans, and guide undergraduates in teaching practice, production practice or social practice, graduation design or graduation thesis;

3. Participate in teaching research and reform projects.

Teaching assistant

1. Assist the lecturer to teach;

2. Serve as teaching tutoring and answering questions after class;

3. Guide students in class discussion, homework, extracurricular reading, and instruct students to participate in internships and social practice.

Qualifications:

1. Doctor’s degree;

2. Have the ability to conduct work related to educational management of undergraduate and graduate courses and teaching;

3. Fluently use Chinese and English.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1. Curriculum vitae;

2. Three letters of recommendation;

3. A letter of application;

4. Bachelor, Master, or Doctor educational concept.

Please send your documents in PDF format to the email address shown below. The subject should be in the following format: Name, position, and research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

Contact details

       E.mail: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Position 5: Director of teaching experiment

Employment Type: Full-time, Management support

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Can independently complete laboratory management and preparation for experiment teaching;

2. Actively conduct teaching experiment reform and research, as well as research and development of experimental apparatus;

3. Responsible for review of the teaching arrangements, teaching management supervision and teaching results of laboratories;

4. Other relevant work assigned by the leaders in the school and laboratory center.

(The contract of work shall prevail)

Qualifications:

1. Have a master’s degree and above;

2. Have at least 2 years of management experience in a teaching center/laboratory of universities and scientific institutes;

3. Have good work ethics and dedication to work.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1.    Curriculum vitae;

2.    Copies of educational qualifications and degree certificates;

3.    Relevant work experience and qualification materials.

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Position 6: Teaching laboratory technician

Employment Type: Full-time, Management support

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Familiar with experiment guidelines and teaching materials, familiar with the functions, uses and management of all kinds of experimental apparatus;

2. Provide experimental apparatus, materials, and chemicals in time to guarantee smooth teaching of experiment classes;

3. Safeguard the apparatus room and laboratories, familiar with the safety procedures and emergency responding measures;

4. Regularly report to the director of the laboratory about the management, usage, and issues regarding the apparatus;

5. Assist the director of teaching experiment and learning with other relevant work.

(The contract of work shall prevail.)

Qualifications:

1. Have a bachelor’s degree or above;

2. Priority is given to applicants with management experience in teaching centers/laboratories of universities and scientific institutes;

3. Have a strong teamwork spirit, highly responsible work attitude, scientific and research passion to innovate.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1.    Curriculum vitae;

2.    Copies of educational qualifications and degree certificates;

3.    Relevant work experience and qualification materials.

 

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

 

 

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

 

 

Position 7: Administration staff

Employment Type: Full-time, Management support

Job Summary:

The Faculty has been proposed to set up two degree-granting departments, including Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Engineering Biology, a Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Synthetic Biology Research, and 10 associated special training programs with students’ interest driven, including quantitative synthetic biology, genome engineering, cell engineering, molecular virology, microbial synthetic biology, information synthetic biology, synthetic immunology, synthetic organ engineering, materials synthetic biology, Automated and intelligent biosystems design.

Job-specific Responsibilities:  

1. Responsible for the daily administrative affairs of the Faculty of Synthetic Biology;

2. Responsible for correspondence management, including the drafting, sending and receiving, translating, spreading, filing and storing of all kinds of documents;

3. Responsible for meeting arrangements, including meeting organizing, recording, serving, etc.

4. Miscellaneous work assigned by the superior.

(The contract of work shall prevail.)

Qualifications:

1. Have a master’s degree or above; priority is given to applicants with backgrounds such as administrative management, public relations, life sciences, etc.;

2. A least 3-5 years’ working experience;

3. Priority is given to applicants with working experience in universities or scientific institutes;

4. Relatively proficient in Chinese and English writing, communicating and is good at interpersonal relationships; priority given to applicants with overseas study or work experience;

5. Familiar with office administration and workflow, official document writing format, is relatively strong in writing, and can proficiently use office and other software;

6. Highly responsible, very good at communicating with others, a sense of serving and teamwork, cope well under pressure.

Salary and Welfare:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Internationally competitive startup packages will be offered to successful candidates. 

Additional Information

Supporting documents to apply for the positions above:

1.    Curriculum vitae;

2.    Copies of educational qualifications and degree certificates;

3.    Relevant work experience and qualification materials.

 

Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address. The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field. Please also notify us of the source of information you heard from us. (LinkedIn, Nature, Science, ResearchGate, etc.)

 

 

Contact details

       Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

       Telephone:(86)0755-86953662

       Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

 

 

Work Time:

 

Monday through Friday

9:00-12:00; 13: 30-18:00 (summertime)

9:00-12:00; 13: 30-17:30 (Standard time)

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