Tenure-track Positions at HIT Center for Life Sciences/School of Life Science and Technology, China
Publisher:喻庆勇  Time2016-12-02 View:306

HIT Center for Life  Sciences (HCLS) was founded in 2016. It is a new strategic development of the  university. As the first special academic zone of HIT, HCLS runs its own  graduate program and enjoys unparalleled freedom in research, personnel  employment and financial flexibility within the university. HCLS aims to be an  international competitive research center for basic life sciences. All research  laboratories are led by Principal Investigators (PIs) under the Tenure-track  system. HCLS plans to recruit about 22 PIs from all over the world in five  years. Candidates with high confidence of doing creative research and strong  ambition of making high-impact discoveries are particularly welcome to  apply.


SLST at HIT was  founded in 2011. SLST has established interdisciplinary graduate and scientist  training programs. Current cutting-edge research directions at SLST  include:Structural  biology, Cancer biology,  Developmental biology and Biological information. The school has also  established a complete scientific research support equipment platform including  Image Analysis System, Mass Spectrometric Analysis System, NMR System Protein  Structure and Molecules Interaction Analysis System, Nucleic Acid Analysis  System, Cell culture facilities, Clean rooms and Animal facilities.



Qualified candidates  must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent plus postdoctoral experience, and an  excellent record of research accomplishments and great potentials in biomedical  fields. Researchers specialized in Neurobiology, Microbiology,  ImmunologyBiochemistryMolecular  biophysical and structural biology, Cancer biology, Nano-biotechnology,  Proteomics, Genome engineering, DNA  damage and repair, Tissue  engineering are particularly encouraged to apply.



SLST/ HCLS provides  a very attractive start-up package, internationally competitive  salaries/benefits and newly renovated space. The initial appointment for PIs  will be 5 years, with full funding support from HIT. Renewal of the appointment  will be based on merit and is conditional upon passing reviews by an  international committee.

1) Lab space: ≥150  m2;

2) Start-up fund:  10,000,000 RMB;

3) Salary: ≥450,000  RMB depending on experience and academic accomplishments, full benefits are  provided;

4) Free  housing or housing subsidies(relocation expenses) depends on PI's  choice

5) Guaranteed  graduate student quota;

6Service-oriented  office organization, including assistance to arranging daycare and school for  child.

Application  Materials: including a cover  letter, a full CV, publication list, names and contact information of three  referees, and a statement of research plans, materials should be sent to Prof  Zhiwei Huang, Dean of the SLST and Director of the HCLS, via email: or The selection  process will continue until positions are filled.