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Job opportunity

Welcome to the School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University invites applications for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at all ranks in all relevant areas of life sciences. Candidates with a demonstrated record of accomplishments are especially encouraged to apply. A PhD, MD, PhD/MD (or equivalent), plus additional postdoctoral experience are essential. Competitive salary, laboratory space and start-up funds are available.
Research areas of high priority include stem cell, system biology, genomics, infectious disease, microbial pathogenesis, neuroscience, chemical biology, mammalian genetics and development. Each candidate is expected to establish a rigorous research program that is at the forefront of his/her chosen research area.
Faculty Positions
Interested applicants should send these materials (listed below) to:
  • CV
  • Summary of research accomplishment
  • Future research plan (1-4 pages)
  • 3 referees’ name
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue through 2012.
For inquiries, please contact

Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Tsinghua University

The School of Life Sciences and the Center for Structural Biology at Tsinghua University now invite applicants for two tenure-track/tenured appointments in the area of cryo-electron microscopy with emphasis on cryo-electron tomography, correlative microscopy, and algorithm development for electron microscopy image processing. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in related areas and an outstanding research record demonstrating the capability or potential to establish an independent, world-class research program.

Tsinghua University has established a stimulating multi-disciplinary research environment in life sciences and biomedicine. The School of Life Sciences currently houses a Titan Krios and a Tecnai F20, and is in plan of acquiring more high-end TEMs. The School of Life Sciences provides a generous startup package, an internationally competitive salary, and relocation and fringe benefits. Tsinghua University is located in Beijing, an international metropolis with a rich history of cultural life. Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research, and three letters of recommendation to:  Review of applications will begin in December 2011 and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants of non-ethnic Chinese origin are encouraged to apply.


Tsinghua University Immunology Faculty
Tsinghua University has made a strong commitment to building an immunology program of international distinction and is recruiting tenure-track faculty members in the broad immunology field. New laboratories will be located in brand-new research buildings that feature state-of-the-art flow cytometers, imaging facilities (multi-photon, TIRF, and atomic force microscopies), proteomics core, and small animal vivarium that will contain germ-free mice. Research interests of our current immunology faculty include: dendritic cell and lymphocyte development, innate sensing and activation, helper T cell differentiation, lymphocyte signaling, immune imaging, NK cell biology, tumor immunity, and cytokine biology.
We invite application from outstanding immunologists who aim to conduct systematic, innovative research. Non-Chinese native candidates are particularly encouraged to apply (English is an official language in scientific discussions). Candidates should have a demonstrated record of excellence in areas including but not limited to inflammasome, innate lymphocytes, immune memory, human and clinical immunology, microbiota and mucosal immunity, and animal disease models. Successful applicants will be offered generous start-up packages and internationally competitive benefits.
Located in the northwestern suburb of Beijing, Tsinghua University was established in 1911 on the beautiful site of “Qing Hua Yuan (Tsinghua Garden)”, a part of the former imperial garden complex including the legendary Summer Palace. Recognized as one of the best research institutions in China, Tsinghua is striving to develop a world-class research community in biomedical sciences.
Interested individuals should send CV and a research statement to with “Immunology Faculty Application” in the subject line. We also request three letters of recommendation be directly sent to the address above from the referees.
Tsinghua University,Beijing,China,100084
Tel:+86-10-62788604  Fax:+86-10-62788604