TAIPEI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (TMU)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Circadian Neuroscience of Preterm Development

Location
Taipei (TW)
Posted
22 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Circadian Neuroscience of Preterm Development
 
The College of Humanities and Social Science at Taipei Medical University invite applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the Graduate Institute of Mind, Brain and Consciousness (GIMBC) / 
PhD Program in Neuroscience of Cognition and Consciousness (PNCC).
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to study circadian rhythms in the mouse model of preterm infants. The position is available in the laboratory of Braintime (Dr. Jihwan Myung) at Taipei Medical University, jointly at the department of pediatrics at National Cheng Kung University (Dr. Chao-Ching Huang). Dr. Myung is a circadian biologist who work on dynamics of multiple circadian clocks in a neuronal network (PNAS, 2015) and the brain (Nature Communications, 2018) and Dr. Huang is a pediatric neurologist (NEJM, 1999, 2004; Ann Neurol 2010; Mol Autism 2019; Pediatrics 2016, 2020). Based on human data, we plan to test our hypothesis in mice at both in vivo and in vitro levels. The project is funded by the Taiwanese government (the Ministry of Science and Technology, renewable annually for three years). A strong background in molecular biology and quantitative methods are required. Preference is given to enthusiastic scientists who are willing to explore interdisciplinarily. The laboratory of Braintime is in the heart of the Taipei city--the vibrant and growing international city. The Taipei Medical University is a top-ranked private university in Taiwan. A special foreign faculty perk is available from the university based on qualification.

Contract type: Full-time

Job Description
Taipei Medical University is looking for a motivated faculty member with Ph.D. degree and specialized in circadian biology, molecular biology, computational biology or a related discipline, who will contribute to our international research profile and provide cutting-edge teaching to students in a cross-disciplinary environment. The new appointee will be based at the College of Humanities and Social Science at Taipei Medical University.

Salary
Following the school’s salary scheme commensurate with qualification and experience

Selection Criteria
Qualifications 

  1. Ph.D. degree and specialized in circadian biology, molecular biology, computational biology or a related discipline
  2. A strong background in molecular biology
  3. Experience with rodent care and surgery
  4. Strong motivation in self-driven research
  5. With positive attitude, good communication skills, good service enthusiasm, and leadership
  6. Ability to communicate in English fluently

Application Documents: Please submit an application package consisting of the following documents.

  1. Curriculum vitae and autobiography
  2. A photocopy of education and working experience diploma (any foreign diploma should be verified in advance by the overseas office, Republic of China (Taiwan)
  3. Publication list
  4. Three letters of recommendation/references

 Applicants of all nationalities are welcome. Taipei Medical University commits itself to offering equal employment opportunities to all applicants, independent of their social background, age, race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation
 
Graduate Institute of Mind, Brain and Consciousness (GIMBC) / PhD Program in Neuroscience of Cognition and Consciousness (PNCC), College of Humanities and Social Science
Taipei Medical University 
No. 250, Wuxing St., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 11031, Taiwan

Deadline and Submission
Applications should be submitted to jihwan@tmu.edu.tw and international.faculty@tmu.edu.tw by 17:00 GMT+8, December 31, 2021 

Further information
For further information regarding this application, please contact Professor Jihwan Myung at jihwan@tmu.edu.tw 
 

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