The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences (FLHS) at SIAT has been proposed to set up four departments, including Department of Biology, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Mental Health and Public Health, and Interdisciplinary Center for Bio-Intelligence (Bio-Intelli X). By integrating international innovative resources, FLHS aims to develop cutting-edge interdisciplinary disciplines of life sciences, and to investigate the essence of life and artificial intelligence. FLHS is dedicated to cultivating innovative and versatile students to possess social responsibility, science literacy, entrepreneurial skills, and global perspectives. The ultimate mission of FLHS is to promote health of the entire mankind.
· The Department of Biology explores fundamental biological questions at all levels, from molecular structure to human disease. A unifying goal is to understand life at diverse scales and to alleviate human disease
· The Department of Neuroscience aims to understand the structure and function of nervous system, and to investigate the neural substrate of behavior and cognition; and to explore the molecular mechanisms for neural development and its regulation, and the molecular underpinnings of diseases related to nervous system
· The Department of Mental Health and Public Health is committed to using a variety of tools at multiple levels to reveal and to understand how cognitive and emotional disorders lead to mental illness, and to find new technologies and methods on prevention and intervention of major epidemics and sudden infectious diseases
· Interdisciplinary Center for Bio-Intelligence (Bio-Intelli X) has a highly interdisciplinary academic environment that fosters research and teaching on the border between brain science and other fields including computer science, biology, physics, and engineering, to explore the nature of intelligence and to address big data challenges in life science and biomedicine. In doing so, the center also aims to cultivate next-generation leaders for trans-disciplinary research and education
General Requirements and Benefit Eligibility
The FLHS seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank from assistant professor to chair professor. All positions require a Ph.D. degree in life sciences or a related discipline and an outstanding research track record. Relevant postdoctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful applicant will be expected to obtain external funding to conduct research and help guide research efforts in their areas of expertise. In addition to research, the candidate will be expected to teach appropriate courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, and engage in scholarly activities.
Startup fund and starting salary will be internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Housing and medical benefits will also be provided.
To apply, please submit the following key application materials to email@example.com with a subject line “Name + Department + Position”. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Review of applications is on a rolling basis with no deadlines, until all the positions are filled.
Key Application Materials
· Full CV
· Cover Letter
· Personal Statement, that addresses your specific interests and/or expertise and demonstrates strength or potential in teaching at the college level.
· Academic archives of Web of Science or Google Scholar (including h-index, citation)
· A minimum of three Letters of Recommendation, from senior faculty with a detailed knowledge of your research and/or academic background and potential for independent research. At least one letter must be from a research mentor/advisor of your current lab.
Department of Biology
The Department of Biology invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor, in any field of, but are not limited to, genomics and proteomics, epigenetics, RNA biology, systems and computational biology, stem cell biology, super-resolution microscopy, chemical biology, and translational medicine. Teaching experience is preferred but not essential.
Department of Neuroscience
The Department of Neuroscience invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. Candidates are expected to have a PhD/MD in Neuroscience or related field, with a strong research background in molecular, cellular, systems or behavioral neuroscience. Candidates, with a background in basic and computational Neuroscience and/or medical applications as well as brain diseases., are strongly preferred. Teaching experience in neuroscience is preferred but not essential.
Department of Mental Health and Public Health
The Department of Mental Health and Public Health invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with strong background and experience in psychology, cognitive science, psychiatry, human behaviors, neurology and public health. Teaching experience in mental health and public health or related field is strongly preferred.
Interdisciplinary Center for Bio-Intelligence (Bio-Intelli X)
Bio-Intelli X invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Distinguished Professor and Chair Professor. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in biology, physics, computer science, biomedical engineering, or related fields with demonstrated excellence in interdisciplinary research. Successful applicants are expected to embark on independent, original research in a collegial environment and contribute to the innovative teaching of a diverse student body.