Tsinghua Advanced Innovation Fellow Program

Haidian, Beijing, China
03 Jun 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tsinghua Advanced Innovation Fellow Program

Location: Beijing (CN)
Job Type: Academic Posts, Research Fellowships
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type : Fixed Term

Tsinghua Advanced Innovation Fellow Program is an internationally competitive post-doctoral fellowship program in the newly established Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology (ICSB), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. With a world-class cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) facility as the foundation, the aspiration of ICSB is to develop cutting-edge technology and methodology related to structural biology, including but not limited to cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography, and biomolecular NMR spectroscopy, and to apply advanced technology to the most challenging research problems in life sciences. ICSB aims to support not just biological and biomedical research but also interdisciplinary technology development. Highly motivated individuals with a dream in research are encouraged to apply. Internationally competitive salary and fringe benefits will be provided to all qualified fellows. We are an equal-opportunity employer, with no consideration for race, gender, or nationality. The recruitment is open now through end of 2016.

Basic requirements for the applicants

  • PhD degree in mathematics, chemistry, physics, material sciences, computer sciences, engineering, or biological sciences (structural biology);
  • Candidates with expertise in the following areas will be preferred: Scientific computing, algorithm design and implementation;
  • C/C++ programming on Windows and Linux operating system, VC++ and QT programming tools, Shell scripting language, parallel computing based on HPC clusters or GPUs;
  • Cryo-EM operation and electron optics;
  • 3D reconstruction algorithm of cryo-EM (single particle or cryo-tomography);
  • Nano material sciences, surface chemistry, micro-fluidic technique or precise instrument design and processing technology;
  • X-ray crystallography, X-ray diffraction phase retrieval methodology development, electron diffraction analysis and structural analysis;
  • Fluent English with excellent communication skills.

Applicants are required to send the following documents to
icsb-hr@biomed.tsinghua.edu.cn (please specify as Tsinghua Advanced Innovation Fellow program):

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief summary of scientific achievements
  • Research plan (or Statement of intended research)
  • Three reference letters directly sent by the referees

For more information, please refer to: http://www.icsb-bj.com/en/

End of advertisement period Friday: 15 Dec 2016