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Faculty Positions in Single-Cell Biology at the Center for Single-Cell Omics (CSCOmics)


The new Center for Single-Cell Omics (CSCOmics) invites applicants for full-time tenured or tenure-track positions in single-cell biology beginning in August 2019.

Areas of interest in single-cell biology are single-cell genomics, single-cell proteomics and single-cell metabolomics, with a strong focus on computational approaches and multi-omics analysis.

We expect candidates to establish leadership positions in the above areas of research and strengthen the medical school’s translational efforts, especially in precision medicine. We have a special interest in the following areas of research:

  1. Single-cell, multi-Omics technology development with a focus on computational analysis

  2. Cell heterogeneity in normal and diseased somatic tissues

  3. Single-cell disease management (e.g., risk factors diagnosis) with a focus on cancer

  4. Reproductive development and aging

Applicants should have a PhD, MD or equivalent biomedical degree and a track record of scientific excellence in the biomedical sciences. Positions are available at Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level.

The CSCOmics is a new initiative with its own building on Jiao Tong University’s medical campus in downtown Shanghai with first-class infrastructure. Shanghai is a highly cosmopolitan city and one of China’s main technology hubs at all levels. We strive to attract an international team of investigators from across the globe with a strong focus on diversity and the equal representation of women and men. With English serving as the common communication channel, proficiency in Chinese is not required. However, we do provide a free course in Mandarin Chinese as well as Chinese culture.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicineoffers a rich and highly collaborative intellectual environment with state-of-the-art support facilities. Salaries for the new faculty are competitive, with generous start-up packages and housing allowance, dependent on demonstrated scientific excellence. The CSCOmics has also established a strong, competitive student and postdoc recruitment program to provide its faculty access to the best and brightest lab members.

Applications should be directed to the office of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Public Health atgwxy@shsmu.edu.cnor to Drs. Hui Wang athuiwang@shsmu.edu.cnand Jan Vijg atjvijg@shsmu.edu.cn. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a research plan, 3-5 representative publications and the names and email addresses of 3 references. More information about the new center can be obtained from its Director, Dr. Jan Vijg atjvijg@shsmu.edu.cn or from our web sitewww.shsmu.edu.cn/sph-cscomics.

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