ShanghaiTech University is a newly established research university located at Zhang-Jiang High-Tech Park in Pudong, Shanghai, the Pharma Valley of China. Currently, it has four schools and two advanced research institutes: School of Physical Science and Technology, School of Life Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology, School of Entrepreneurship and  Management, Shanghai Institute for Advanced Immunochemical Studies, and iHuman Institute with expected enrollment of 4,000 graduate and 2,000 undergraduate students. ShanghaiTech is jointly supported by Chinese Academy of Sciences and Shanghai Municipal Government. ShanghaiTech aspires to be a globally recognized top research university for its integration of education, research and innovation by creating a dynamic hub where innovative research, education, and community service meet to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and to solving problems faced by the society. We have enrolled 300 graduate students for the Fall of 2013 and expect to enroll 200 undergraduate and another 500 graduate students in the Fall of 2014. The University will build state of art research and teaching facilities. In addition, our faculty will have the access to research facilities and resources in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Shared governance will be a part of the campus culture.

School of Life Science and Technology (SLST) is currently seeking  applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured positions at all ranks in the following academic disciplines: protein science and biotechnology; stem cell research and regenerative medicine; epigenetics, genomics, and systems  biology; translational medicine; physical biology and molecular imaging; chemical biology and innovative pharmacology.The School provides internationally competitive start-up fund including support of Research Associates and Post-Doctoral fellows. Laboratory space will be provided to match the research needs. Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. ShanghaiTech also offers a comprehensive benefit package including housing benefits.


Successful applicants should have an exceptional track record of research in life science or technology within the last five years. The recruited faculty members are expected to develop a first-rate research program and contribute to the educational missions of undergraduate and graduate programs in SLST.

Application Procedure:

Submit a cover letter containing the description of the major research achievements, a 2-3 page statement of research interests, an up-to-date CV, up to 3 copies of most significant publications, and the contact information of three references to Review of applications is on a rolling basis with no deadlines, until all the positions are filled.

Mailing Address:

ShanghaiTech University, Building L, 393 Middle Huaxia Road, Pudong, Shanghai, 201210, China
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