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Principal Investigator

International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology China Regional Research
Taizhou, Jiangsu (CN)
Up to CNY800000 per annum
Closing date
5 Sep 2023

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Biomedicine, Chemistry
Job Type
Principal Investigator
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Introduction to RRC

The ICGEB China Regional Research Centre (RRC) is found jointly by China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD), China Medical City (CMC) in Taizhou, and International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), an intergovernmental organization that promotes sustainable global development through biotechnology. The ICGEB China RRC ( aims to become an internationized centre of advanced research and innovative translation. Currently, vaccine, biologics, and diagnostic are the focuses of research and translation in the center.

Positions and Qualifications

1. We offer a five-year appointment with possibility of further extensions subject to yearly performance reviews. 

2. Applicants should have a Ph.D. Degree and a minimum of 5 years post-doctoral training in research or industrial experience.

3. Applicants should have a proven track record of research excellence in biological sciences, a strong background in mechanisms-based or disease-related research, with an outstanding publication record and an ability to attract competitive research funding.

4. Preference will be given to those who have good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese.

Job Responsibilities

1. Conduct innovative vaccine and biologics researches at the forefront of the field, and translate the results into biopharmaceutical products with the help of the biotech and commercialization platforms available at CMC.

2. Apply for internal and external funding and grants, including these from the National Natural Science Foundation and international cooperation programs.

3. Manage a cooperative and productive laboratory, and provide guiding and supervising for postgraduates, undergraduates, and other trainees.

4. Participate professional and public activities, including but not limited to academic conferences, talent recruitment and cooperation with other institutions and firms.

5. Qualified applicant may have the opportunity to start his/her laboratory located in ICGEB headquarter, Trieste, Italy.

Compensation and Benefits

1. Internationally competitive salary, sufficient start-up funds, laboratory and office space, and state-of-the-art core facilities.

2. Assistance and supports in applying for national and regional talent awards and subsides.

3. Standard employee benefits including endowment insurance, medical insurance, and housing fund contribution.

4. Opportunities to interact and collaborate with many pharmaceutical enterprises in CMC, an important hub of biopharmaceutical industry in China.

Application Guide

Required Application documents:

1. Cover letter;

2. Curriculum vitae (including lists of publications and research funding);

3. Research summary and future research plan;

4. Names, affiliations and contact details of three referees.

Please send the required application documents to The email subject should be the title of the position for which you are applying, and your contact information, name, telephone number should be included in email.

All personal information provided during the application process will be handled in strict confidentiality, and will not be disclosed to any third party. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated upon receipt, and the position will remain open until filled.

The ICGEB China Regional Research Centre is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes talented scholars both at home and abroad.

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