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Fu Lab 2018 Postdoctoral Recruitment

Published time 2017-04-27 18:53Click 1321times

Laboratory and Position Description 


The Institute of Synthetic Biology (iSynBio) in Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology,Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIAT, CAS) is inviting two the most motivated and talented postdocs with a strong Quantitative Biology background to join us in Shenzhen2018

The laboratory is focused on application of quantitative analytics and advanced instrumentation from physics and engineering to biological studies. The results were published in Science, PRL, PLOS Comp. Bio., and other international practitioner journals by the primary author or corresponding author.

Candidate’s qualifications

1. We prefer candidates who are about to graduate with PhD or have a PhD.

2. Candidates must be highly motivated and willing to conduct the research in the field of Synthetic or Quantitative Biology independently.

3. Candidates are expected to have prominent research products in the related field.

4. Candidates with the following research experience will be given primary consideration:

a)         Candidates with research backgrounds of molecular biology, evolution and ecology, soft matter physics, statistical physics and other relevant fields.

b)        Experience in operating microfludics, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscope or other instruments in this filed.

c)         Experience in modeling biological systems or others related.

Salaries and Benefits 


The period of employment lasts for 2 years.

1. The annual salary is around 200,000-300,000RMB, which includes the postdoctoral subsidy (12000 RMB a year, duty-free) provided by Shenzhen government.

2. We will give assistance to successful candidates to apply housing subsidy (30,000 RMB) provided from “The Housing Project for Talents” by Shenzhen government; in addition, according to “Green-Car Subsidy Program” of Sheng Zhen City, green vehicles are also available for them for free within 90 hours.

3. We will give assistance to apply research grants (300,000 RMB) for postdocs who have signed over 3 year’s employment contracts and decide to settle in Sheng Zhen when successfully finish their research.

4. Some excellent and eligible postdocs can apply “Shenzhen High-level Talents fund” or other funds in accordance with   Shenzhen talent introduction policies; for instance, those who have more than 3-year’s working experience in Shenzhen after finishing their postdoctoral researches are eligible for Shenzhen Leading Talents Policy and will be awarded around 1600,000 RMB.

5. As an overseas returnees-based institution, SIAT is a national scientific research institution with dynamic atmosphere where talents can fully develop their interests.

6. After signing the formal labor contracts (for them to be eligible for “peacock plan”), the candidates are entitled to our welfares, including the endowment insurance, medical insurance, unemployment insurance, work-related injury insurance as well as childbirth insurance, and housing accumulation funds.

7. The one with over 1 year’s overseas education background and eligible for Shenzhen oversea high-level talents policies is qualified to apply the funds from “peacock plan”.

(A level-3million RMB; B level-2minllion RMB, C-level 1.6million RMB)

 The eligibility criteria for “peacock plan” can be found in the website:

Subsidy standers for overseas high-level talents in Shenzhen:

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Application process 

  Interested and qualified candidates should send an email    describing their motivation and research interests along with a CV and representative theses to xiongfei.fu at Please give clear indication of your research area in the subject of your email. 

Contact information 

     Tel: 0755-86585345

     Address: 1068 Xueyuan Avenue, Shenzhen University Town,       

     Shenzhen, P.R. China