ShanghaiTech is a young resource-rich university with a modern residential campus in the heart of Shanghai Pudong’s Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. With an academic focus on STEM research, ShanghaiTech is committed to serving China’s national challenges in economic and social development with the focus on science and technology, and nurturing the next generation of innovative scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs. 

With the backing and support of Shanghai Municipal Government and Chinese Academy of Sciences, ShanghaiTech’s five schools and four research institutes are committed to tackling the challenges that China and the world are facing in the fields of energy, materials, biology, environment, human health, information technology and mathematics.

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:

Biomedicine and Pharmacology

Developmental and Regenerative Biology

Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics

Immunology and Metabolism

Molecular and Cellular Biology


Computational Structural Biology

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.

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