Recruitment of Global Talent at the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOZ, CAS)

Beijing, China
21 Feb 2023
23 Jun 2023
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

The Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is seeking global talents in the areas of Zoology, Entomology, Ecology, Systematic Biology, Development Biology, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Genomics, and interdisciplinary disciplines. And we welcome outstanding talents from all over the world.

About Us

IOZ, CAS is a government-funded scientific research institution focusing on the basic science of Zoology. Formerly known as the Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, IOZ was established in 1928 and has a long history of more than 90 years. Over the course of its development, IOZ has nurtured many outstanding scientists, including the famous scientist Dr. BING Zhi and 16 Academicians of CAS. Our predecessors at IOZ have established many branches of zoology in China, and have made important contributions to national natural resource investigation, nature reserve establishment, pest insect and rodent management, conservation of rare and endangered animals, reproductive biology, stem cells and regenerative medicine, etc.

*Specific recruitment research fields*

• Stem cell and regeneration

• Reproductive health

• Aging and metabolism

• Innovative biotechnology

• Biotherapy

• Organ engineering

• Agricultural and medical entomology

• Pesticide toxicology

• Targeted and biological pesticide development

• Integrated pest management

• Discovery and catalogue of animal biodiversity

• Intelligent taxonomy and biodiversity monitoring

• Animal ecology, evolution and development

• Conservation biology of endangered animals

• Wildlife borne disease research

• Macro-ecology


1. Leading Scientists (tenured PI)

1) Should possess a prestigious academic background and international influence in a research area of interest, and be eligible as a tenured associate professor or above at well-known universities or research institutions

2) Should commit to full-time work once employed by IOZ

2. Young Scientists (tenure-track PI)

1) Should hold a doctor’s degree, and have more than 36 consecutive months of research work experience after obtaining a doctor's degree

2) Should possess an outstanding research record that demonstrates strong academic potential

3) Should promise to fulfill a six-year contract for a full-time position

once employed by IOZ, IOZ provides

1) Internationally competitive start-up packages including funding support, enough laboratory space, access to state-of-the-art research facilities, excellent technical and administrative support

2) Internationally competitive salary- and benefits package including a generous housing allowance and a premium medical care plan

3) Excellent interdisciplinary research environment and outstanding core research facilities

4) Outstanding graduate programs at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, strong administrative support, and open exchange with the international scientific community

Application Instructions 

Candidates interested in our positions can contact us directly, and send the following documents in PDF format via email to Dr. Yingjie Xia.

• Cover letter • Curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications • Statement of research interest and plan (3 pages) • Three letters of reference (to be submitted directly by the referees)

Contact person

Dr. Yingjie Xia


Tel: 86-10-64807320

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