The HIT Center for Life Sciences (HCLS) was founded in 2016. As the first special academic zone of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), HCLS is empowered by unparalleled freedom in research, graduate program, personnel employment and financial flexibility within the university. According to 2020 US News Rankings of Best Global Universities, HIT’s Biology and Biochemistry was ranked 9th in China.
HCLS has established state-of-the-art core facilities to enable each PI to freely pursue cutting-edge research of long-term major impact, including Cryo-Electron Microscopy Platform equipped with Krios G3i 300kv and Talo Arctica G2 200kv. Imaging Platform equipped with Super-resolution Laser Confocal Microscope, Laser Confocal microscope, 2-photon Laser confocal Microscope, Fiber Living Laser Confocal Microscope, FACS, Living Imaging System for Small Animals，High resolution ultrasound photoacoustic Imaging System for Small Animals. Mass Spectrometry Platform equipped with Orbitrap Fusion Lumos, FT-ICR MS, MALDI-TOF/TOF MS. Nuclear Magnetic Technology Platform equipped with Bruker Avance 600MHz. SPF Animal Room.
HCLS is seeking outstanding young PIs from all over the world. HCLS offers an internationally competitive start-up package and multidisciplinary innovative environment. The positions are open to all biological disciplines in Neuroscience, Microbiology and Immunology, Biophysics and Structural Biology (esp. Cryo-EM), Metabolomics, Chemical Biology, Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering, Proteomics, DNA Damage and Repair, Genome Editing and translational research. HCLS is committed to being a world-class fundamental life science research institution.
1. Ph.D. or M.D. degree or equivalent plus postdoctoral experience.
2. Excellent record of research accomplishments.
3. Great potentials in biomedical fields.
1. Lab space and office space: 150 m2 or larger.
2. Start-up fund: 10,000,000 CNY (2,000,000 CNY per annum for laboratory personnel, equipment, consumables and reagents as needed).
3. Salary: 500,000-750,000 CNY (tax included).
4. Settlement allowance: Level A: 1,100,000 CNY, Level B: 600,000 CNY.
5. Guaranteed graduate student quota.
6.Campus welfare including assistance to arranging daycare or school for child and job for spouse.
7.A temporary furnished apartment (50-70 m2) will be provided.
Note: For candidates with exceptional accomplishment, the package can be negotiable.
The initial appointment for PIs will be 5 years with full funding support from HIT. Permanent position will be obtained upon passing reviews by an international committee.
How to apply
Applications in English as PDF files including a cover letter, a full CV, publication list, three referees and a statement of future research plans should be sent to Prof. Zhiwei Huang (firstname.lastname@example.org), and indicate the “PI application” in the email subject. The application will open until filled.