Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology

Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology

Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology is an unincorporated scientific research organization led by the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIAT).

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT)-Chinese Academy of Sciences was jointly established by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and the Shenzhen Municipal Government in 2006. Over the past 14 years, SIAT has formed a research team of more than 3300 people, including over 600 staffs with overseas experience.The wide-ranging expertise drawing from technical, engineering or science professions has now positioned SIAT at the interface between B.o Technologies (BT) and Information Technology (IT) for the 21st century innovation. 

With the vision of building and understanding life, integrating BT and IT, and constructing a world-class research institute of synthetic biology, our institute adheres to the concept of “build life for understanding it, build life for applications”, focusing on the understanding of artificial life systems, through research on the basic principles, core methods and medical applications of synthetic biology.

For more information, please visit the official iSynBio website: and iSynBio PI laboratory website:

Recruiting Positions(Job vacancies)

Professor Track:

  • Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Assistant Professor

Engineering Track:

  • Senior Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Assistant Engineer

Salary and benefit system

Successful candidates will receive an internationally competitive salary and benefits according to academic qualifications, and professional experience.


  1. Base salary
  2. Year-end bonus
  3. Rewards:patents,industrial collaborations
  4. Patent reward

Scientific research support:

Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology will provide sufficient an internationally compertive. At the same time, we will give full support in laboratory space, team recruitment students, etc.

3H services:

House: Provide transition housing; Provide interest-free loan for house purchase (Qualied high level talents);

Health: Annual medical examination;

Home: Assistance in children’s schooling, the handling of Alien Employment Permit and other working documents.

Please email the following application materials in one PDF file to with a subject line “Full Name +Job Application”.

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. Research proposal;
  3. Three letters of recommendation.

Current Opportunities (2 jobs)