Department: Biological Sciences
Position: Faculty [Open Rank]
Contract Type: Fixed-term, renewable. 3rd contract is open-ended
In 2006 Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) was created by the
XJTLU is entering a
new and exciting phase of its development as part of its strategic priorities
for the next ten years. Adopting a new higher education model based on the
concept of Syntegrative Education (SE), XJTLU is currently opening a new
Entrepreneurial Education site in Taicang, part of wider
With a focus on
innovative learning and teaching, and research, XJTLU draws on the strengths of
its parent universities, and plays a pivotal role in facilitating access to
For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn.
Multiple Faculty Positions are open in The Department of Biological Sciences. The department focuses on molecular bioscience and has recruited faculty from globally distinguished institutions working in this discipline. Although relatively young, the Department is already establishing a solid reputation, as indicated by the growing number of grant awards to its staff (e.g. from the National Natural Science Foundation of China) and national and international research collaborations (e.g. with Novartis and Unilever plc). It has state-of-the-art instrumentation housed in custom-built labs, and with excellent technical support.
Staff also benefit
from the fact that
Current research areas include: cancer biology, bioinformatics, cell signaling, genomics, molecular microbiology, neuroscience, proteomics, and virology. The Department currently offers undergraduate, and PhD degree programme in both biological sciences and bioinformatics as well as master’s programme in biomolecular science.
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?To teach undergraduate and graduate students
?To maintain active research and obtain research funding
?To carry out various administrative duties related to university teaching and research (e.g. Research Officer, Lab Safety Officer, and Examination Officer)
?To supervise graduate students and support teaching and research staff
?To establish an innovative and well-funded research group that is open to interdisciplinary collaboration.
Multiple faculty positions in bioinformatics are open, at the rank of Teaching fellow / Assistant professor / Associate professor / Senior associate professor / Part-time lecturer.
The successful applicant will establish and lead a productive research program in the areas of bioinformatics/computational biology that provides research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Specific research areas of interest for this position include but are not limited to medical/health informatics, artificial intelligence in biomedicine, genomics and systems biology, sequence analysis, network topology, structural modelling, phylogenetics, genome expression, evolution, population genetics, and microbiome. Analysis of other datasets such as genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, epigenomics, etc. and experience of developing and applying mathematical & statistical theory, models, techniques and other analytical methods as appropriate to the field of research are also of interest. Applicants should demonstrate good teaching experience/potentials and evidence of the ability to produce high quality research publications and obtain research grants from funding agencies or industry.
Candidates for the position of Associate Professor or above should also have a strong track record in teaching and academic supervision, as well as an international research profile in their fields and a successful record of research funding.
Teaching fellows generally focus on university teaching only, and there is no (or only minimal) expectations on their research performance..
?Effective communication skills; fluent in written and spoken English
?Adaptability and flexibility
?Professionalism and work ethic
?Interpersonal abilities to manage a research team
?Positive attitude and energy
?Diversity / Sensitivity
CITIZENSHIP AND VISA REGULATIONS
Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas. Please be advised candidates over 65 may be not eligible for a work visa in the P.R. China.
1.Clear career development path with annual review.
2.Professional development trainings are provided.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
SALARY: Competitive salary in the market
1.Allowance: XJTLU provide various month/annual/one-off allowances as
2.Commercial insurance: international insurance plans customized for XJTLU staff and family members. (details refer to the University Policy)
?Statutory Holidays (11 days)
?Annual Leave (36 days)
?Family Matters Leave
?Paid Sick Leave
3.Working visa and
residence permit in
XJTLU sponsors working visa and residence permit in
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application on our university website https://career15.sapsf.cn/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=2937&company=xjtlu
Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes the following three parts in the order:
?A cover letter
?A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level
?Contact details for three referees
For specific enquiries relating to the position, please email acting Head of Department, Dr. Jia Meng, Jia.Meng@xjtlu.edu.cn. Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR at Ms Lidan Yang, Lidan.Yang@xjtlu.edu.cn Please quote the position and job ID in your enquiry.