Professor/Assistant/Associate in the Centre for Pain Medicine

China (CN)
22 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Multiple Faculty Positions in the Centre for Pain Medicine 
Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China.  It is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world. Under a visionary leadership and with an outstanding faculty trained globally, SUSTech is determined to fulfill its goal of building a world-class institution of higher education and cutting-edge research with broad societal impacts, contributing to the advancement of science and technology in an increasingly global economy. SUSTech Center for Pain Medicine,officially fund on March 31, 2017, is the first and only materialized center and department of pain medicine in Chinese high education system. This center will combine basic and clinical research, high education and training, clinical pain management, etc. This center will have an institute of pain neurobiology, two clinical centers for pain management, one center for pain education and more later.

SUSTech Center for Pain Medicine invites applications for a number of open-rank faculty positions from outstanding scientists working on neural network or biological mechanisms of gene regulation with the potential to improve the understanding and treatment of chronic pain. We are seeking applicants with expertise and experience in wide scope areas related to pain medicine, including, but not limited to, neuroscience, neurobiology and psychology of acute and chronic pain. Background with electrophysiology, functional genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, computational modeling, RNA biology, single cell biology, chemical biology, molecular evolution, cancer research, and etc. are all welcomed.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in the relevant disciplines, preferably with an excellent postdoctoral training in a closely related field, and a strong record of research accomplishment. Previous experimental and/or theoretical experience in Pain Medicine and Neuroscience is favorable. 

The successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous research programs and teach undergraduate and graduate students, as well as mentor postdoctoral fellows, and engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects with other faculty members at SUSTech.

Applicants will be considered at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The university will provide internationally competitive annual salary, start-up fund, housing allowance and other benefits. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to the “Thousand Talents Program” or the “Youth Thousand Talents Program” with assistance from SUSTech. Please visit the website below for more information.

In addition, there are several postdoctoral positions available immediately.

All applications should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae with a publication list, names of three potential referees, outline of present and planned research, in one pdf file by April 30, 2017 to Ms. Mingzhu Zhai ( Applicants after the deadline could be reviewed until the positions are filled. Enquiries about the positions and perspectives should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Xuejun Song ( 

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