Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Recruitment of Faculty for Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (SZBL)

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 the China Great Bay Area. It was launched by the Peking University and Shenzhen city 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.

We are looking to fill multiple faculty positions at all ranks. 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 positions are expected to have a demonstrated publication and funding record indicative of a leading scientist.

We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests related to molecular physiology, chemical biology, systems biology, drug discovery, bioanalytical science, biomedical engineering, cancer, neurological and psychiatric disorder, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The applicant can identify which of the above areas is his or her primary areas. Review of applications will start April 2019, but positions will remain open until filled.

What is offered

Startup package and salaries will be competitive at an international level. A package of fringe benefits that include health and retirement benefits. The SZBL will also help applicants apply for national and local talent programs.

Your Application

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

Required Application documents:

1. Curriculum vitae
2. Cover letter
3. Lists of publications and research funding
4. Research summary and proposal
5. Name and contact details of 3 references


Please send the application documents by email attachment to

Email subject: the title of the position for which you are applying.

For more details on SZBL and our research, please visit our website:

Email content: please include your contact information, name, telephone number, and any dates on which you would be unavailable for an interview. Upon request, applications will be considered confidentially.

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Recruitment of Faculty for Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (SZBL)