Research Assistant - Guo Xue Project, Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery

Shenzhen, China
01 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About PI:

Dr. Guo is an Assistant Professor of the School of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen). She is also a principal investigator (PI) at the Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery. Dr. Guo obtained her B.S. degree from Wuhan University and Ph.D. degree from Fudan University. During her post-doctoral training at Stanford University, she focused on a rare inherited disease, cystinosis, and received over $50k research fellowship from the Cystinosis Research Foundation. Dr Guo’s research interest centers on how disease-related proteins support normal physiology and how their malfunctions cause diseases. She approaches fundamental biological questions through a range of approaches from cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology and biophysics. Her first-authored papers have been published in Cell, Nature, and Nature Communications. Dr. Guo joined CUHK-Shenzhen in May, 2023. Her group is seeking highly motivated students and postdocs to study the interplay among membrane transport, signal transduction and human diseases.

Job description:

  1. Actively assist postdocs and PI with experiments;
  2. Assist PI with research-related duties;
  3. Maintain lab equipment and supplies.


  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher education background in biology, biomedicine, or related area;
  2. Passion for scientific research, fast learner and high motivation to learn. Experience with molecular cloning and cell culture is preferred;
  3. Good communication skills and be comfortable working independently and collaboratively;
  4. Writing and speaking in English are preferred.

Application instruction:

Please send your CV, a personal statement, and a list of two references to

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