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Tenure-track Positions at HIT Center for Life Sciences/School of Life Science and Technology, China
Publisher:高雪  Time2018-04-13 View:162

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 & Immunology, Molecular biophysical and structural  biologyCryoEM, Cancer biology, Nano-biotechnology, Proteomics, Genome engineering,  DNA damage and repair, and 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) Settlement allowance: ≥600,000 RMB

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: The selection process will continue until positions are  filled.