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Principal Investigators & Postdoctoral Fellows of FRCBS

Employer
Beijing Frontier Research Center for Biological Structure
Location
Beijing (CN)
Salary
Competitive international salaries
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

Beijing Frontier Research Center for Biological Structure (FRCBS) is currently seeking multiple exceptional Principal Investigators & Postdoctoral Fellows to conduct innovative research in the field of life sciences.

Introduction

Established in 2018 by the Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission, FRCBS is dedicated to being forward-looking, fundamental, interdisciplinary and centered around people. Led by world-renowned biologists Professor Yigong Shi as the Director, FRCBS operates at the forefront of research.

Currently, FRCBS consists of 27 independent laboratories, more than 90 postdoctoral fellows, and 200 doctoral students. The center’s research focuses on various structural biology frontiers, including but not limited to method development for revealing macromolecule structures, structural biology of biomacromolecules, structures and roles of disease-associated membrane proteins, epigenetics and chromatin biology, biology of nucleic acids, phase separation of biomacromolecules, pathogenic mechanisms of viruses and antiviral vaccines and agents, and drug development assisted by “molecular structure + AI”.

FRCBS provides a collegiate environment with advanced facilities and extensive opportunities to pursue both basic and disease-centered studies. The center encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative research across Tsinghua University and its associated institutes.

Main Research Fields

1. Research and development of a new generation of cryo-electron microscopes (Cryo-EM) and core technologies

2. Development of new technologies for biological structures driven by AI

3. Discovery and development of innovative drugs based on biological structures

4. Discovery and systematization of frontier knowledge of biological structures

Whom We’re Looking For:

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, as well as postdoctoral research experience, and have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in the areas of biological structure or biophysics research. The recruitment is open now through the end of 2024.

Ⅰ、Principal Investigators

Initial appointments for Principal Investigators will be for a term of five years, subject to renewal based on performance evaluations conducted by an international academic committee.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents to frcbs-hr@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn (please specify as Principal Investigators):

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Brief summary of scientific achievements

3. Research plan (or statement of intended research)

4. Three reference letters directly sent by the referees

Ⅱ、Postdoctoral Fellows

The recruitment is open to outstanding young scientists who have obtained a doctoral degree or engaged in post-doctoral research in well-known universities or research institutions in China or abroad and have achieved outstanding results and great development potential.

Applicants are required to submit the following documents to  frcbs-hr@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn (please specify as Postdoctoral Fellows):

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Brief summary of scientific achievements

3. Research plan (or statement of intended research)

4. Three reference letters directly sent by the referees

Treatment

  • Competitive international salaries
  • Generous start-up and funding support
  • Highly stimulating research environment

Technical Support

The National Center for Protein Sciences (Beijing) offers 11 facilities/platforms:

  • Cryo-EM facility
  • X-ray crystallography facility
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance facility
  • Protein preparation and identification facility
  • Biocomputing platform
  • Cell imaging facility
  • Cell functional analysis platform
  • Protein chemistry and proteomics facility
  • Metabolomics and lipidomics platform
  • Gene sequencing platform
  • BSL-2 laboratory

Administrative Assistance

Our proficient administrative team offers professional support to all members.

Location

Our campus is located at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Benefits

As faculty members of Tsinghua University, all FRCBS Principal Investigators and Postdoctoral Fellows receive full benefits, including housing and access to affiliated schools for their children.

For more information, please refer to Beijing Frontier Research Center for Biological Structure 

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