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Recruitment of Principal Investigators by the School of Life Sciences, Peking University

School of Life Sciences, Peking University
Beijing (CN)
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Life Science
Job Type
Principal Investigator
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

Job Details

The School of Life Sciences at Peking University has a rich history dating back to 1925. Over the years, the School has grown into one of China's leading biology institutions, known for its excellence in research and education. Our faculty members are actively engaged in research across a wide range of areas, including animal science and ecology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biophysics, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics and genomics, molecular biology, neurobiology, and plant biology. Research at the School is supported by well-staffed and School-sponsored/subsidized core facilities, such as AI, cell biology, chemical screening, cryo-EM, genomics, metabolomics, imaging, and proteomics facilities. The University and the School offer competitive start-up packages and a free and vibrant research culture.


The School of Life Sciences at Peking University is actively seeking talents in all areas of biology from all over the world, with an emphasis on bioinformatics/computational biology/artificial intelligence and RNA biology.


To be eligible for consideration, candidates must possess a doctoral degree and demonstrate a strong research record in their respective field. We seek individuals who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of scientific discovery and are committed to excellence in both research and teaching. Commandment of the Chinese language is not required.


If you are interested in joining the School as a Principal Investigator, please submit the following application materials in English to :


  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) detailing your education, work experience, publications, conference participation, and awards
  • Summary of previous research accomplishments and future research plans (max 5 pages)
  • Teaching statement (1 page)
  • Contact information for at least five referees, including doctoral and postdoctoral supervisors
  • Full texts of up to 5 representative publications

Please ensure that the email subject line indicates "Application + Your Name" and that your recommenders send their letters directly to the same email address.


Join us at the School of Life Sciences at Peking University and be part of a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to advancing the frontiers of biological research. We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who share our passion for discovery and innovation. Apply now and take the next step in your scientific career with us!





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