Applications are Invited for Faculty Positions in the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Date：29-05-2020 | 【Print】 【close】
The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences (FLHS) at SIAT has four departments, including Department of Biology, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Mental Health and Public Health, and Interdisciplinary Center for Bio-Intelligence (Bio-Intelli X). By integrating international innovative resources, FLHS aims to develop cutting-edge interdisciplinary disciplines of life sciences, and to investigate the essence of life and artificial intelligence. FLHS is dedicated to cultivating innovative and versatile students to possess social responsibility, science literacy, entrepreneurial skills, and global perspectives. The ultimate mission of FLHS is to promote health of all human beings.
General Requirements and Benefit Eligibility
The FLHS seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank from associate professor to chair professor. All positions require a Ph.D. degree in life sciences or a related discipline and an outstanding research track record. Relevant postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to obtain external funding to conduct research and help guide research efforts in their areas of expertise. In addition to research, the candidate will be expected to teach appropriate courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, and engage in scholarly activities.
Startup fund and starting salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Housing and medical benefits will also be provided.
To apply, please submit the following key application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line “Name + Department + Position”. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Review of applications is on a rolling basis with no deadlines, until all the positions are filled.
Key Application Materials
Department of Biology
The Department of Biology invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor, in any field of, but are not limited to, botany, microbiology, genomics and proteomics, epigenetics, RNA biology, systems and computational biology, stem cell biology, super-resolution microscopy, chemical biology, and translational medicine. Teaching experience is preferred but not essential.
Department of Neuroscience
The Department of Neuroscience invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. Candidates are expected to have a PhD/MD in Neuroscience or related field, with a strong research background in molecular, cellular, systems or behavioral neuroscience. Candidates, with a background in basic and computational Neuroscience and/or medical applications as well as brain diseases., are strongly preferred. Teaching experience in neuroscience is preferred but not essential.
Department of Mental Health and Public Health
The Department of Mental Health and Public Health invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with strong background and experience in psychology, cognitive science, psychiatry, human behaviors, neurology and public health. Teaching experience in mental health and public health or related field is strongly preferred.
Interdisciplinary Center for Bio-Intelligence (Bio-Intelli X)
Bio-Intelli X invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in biology, physics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related fields with demonstrated excellence in interdisciplinary research. Successful applicants are expected to embark on independent, original research in a collegial environment and contribute to the innovative teaching of a diverse student body.