ICGEB China Regional Research Centre


ICGEB China Regional Research Centre

Taizhou City, Jiangsu Province, China

The ICGEB China Regional Research Centre (RRC) is a new collaboration between China National Center for Biotechnology Development (CNCBD), China Medical City (CMC) in Taizhou, and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), an intergovernmental organisation.

The ICGEB China RRC aims to become a centre of innovation, combining high-level scientific research with a technology commercialization centre, and a world-class new drug development centre.

The ICGEB RRC is looking for a visionary Director, who will have the unique opportunity to select and manage a multidisciplinary team of scientists and to develop a comprehensive and forward-looking strategy for translational science at the ICGEB China RRC. The Director is expected to lead his/her own team of scientists and to coordinate the efforts of the other PIs to address their common aims.

Areas of interest:

The successful candidate will be expected to produce high-quality original research and to translate results into biotechnology products taking advantage of the industrial biotech and commercialisation platforms available at CMC for the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of infectious and/or non-communicable diseases in human health.


Post title: Director(and PI), ICGEB China Regional Research Centre;

Duty Station: Taizhou, P.R. China;

Purpose of project: Establishment of an ICGEB RRC in China;

Duration of post: 5 years, with a possibility of renewal.

Qualifications: the successful candidate must

Have a doctoral degree in a pharmaceutical or Life Science-related field;

Be an active scientist of high international standing and respect;

Have had at least 3 years of overseas research experience;

Be fluent in English and Mandarin.

Additional Qualities: the successful candidate

should have an innovative and strategic vision regarding laboratory management, scientific research, and its translation into biotech products;

should be capable of implementing feasible long-term and medium-term research and development plans;

should be able to assemble and coordinate a team of highly motivated and skillful scientists;

should have familiarity with the Chinese administration and academic system and the ability to attract additional resources;

Adherence to the ICGEB’s Principles of International Science Cooperation is expected, with active international engagement with the ICGEB Constituency.

Remuneration and Benefits:

The Director will be offered a very competitive package for a 5 years renewable contract, including a generous stipend, startup package and relocation assistance.

All the PIs of ICGEB China RRC will be offered an academic position at Nanjing Medical University, to facilitate in the recruitment and accreditation of PhD students at the RRC.

For further information contact:

Zhang Ying 

Tel: 86-523-86200959

Email: stefzhangcmcrrc@163.com

ICGEB website: www.icgeb.org

CNCBD website: www.cncbd.org.cn

 Taizhou Medical New&Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone website: http://tzgxq.taizhou.gov.cn

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