Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Faculty Positions in Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Shenzhen, China

About the SZBL

The Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (SZBL) is a newly established institution focus on health sciences research, located in the heart of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. It was jointly launched by the city of Shenzhen and Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School with an initial budget of $2 billion USD/5yr. SZBL aspires to be a world-class research institution and intellectual destination dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and diseases while spurring solutions to the grand challenges confronting our world’s population and human well-being. The mission of the SZBL is to create a new research model to boost the health sciences and nurture the innovation-oriented biotechnology industry.

Whom we’re looking for

The SZBL strives to deliver cutting-edge technology to the global scientific community through worldwide innovation and collaboration with experts and we are looking for the brightest minds to help us achieve our goals.

Faculty positions at all ranks from Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Professor, and Chief Scientist are open now. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy and medicine or closely related fields. Postdoctoral experience is required for a junior position (Assistant Professor). Applicants for senior position (Professor, and Chief Scientist) are expected to have an exceptional track record in publicatinons and research funds.

We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests related to molecular physiology, chemical biology, systems and physical biology, drug discovery, bioanalytical science, biomedical engineering, cancer, neurological and pshychiatric disoder, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases (respiratory and insect-borne). The applicant can identify which of the above areas is his or her primary areas.

What is offered

Qulified candidates will receive an internationally competitive salary and benefits package including relocation reimbursement, public rental housing or rent allowance. Also, We will provide assistance in applying for national and local Talent Program, children’s education and foreigner’s work permit.

SZBL will provide ample start-up funding, as well as laboratory space and office space. The faculty in SZBL could also apply for external funds.

Your Application

The SZBL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Required Application documents:

1. Cover letter

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

3. Research summary and research proposal

4. Names, affiliations and contact details of referrers, 3 referrers for junior position,and 5 to 10 referers for senior position


Please send the required application documents in a single PDF file by email 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 content. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated upon receipt, and positions will remain open until filled.

For more information about SZBL and our research, please visit our website:

Apply with CV and Cover Letter

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Faculty Positions in Shenzhen Bay Laboratory