Peng Lab 
Chromatin Structure and Epigenetic Dynamics in Live Cells

CURRENT OPENINGS

The research group is mainly engaged in the research of chromatin living cell imaging and gene expression regulation mechanism, developing imaging tools for the pathogenesis, diagnosis, detection and treatment caused by epigenetic modification related to tumor and other diseases, and combining the advantages of medical engineering crossover of Shenzhen Bay laboratory, jointly promoting the research work from the epigenetic regulation mechanism and treatment of tumor. At present, the research group is recruiting assistant researchers, postdoctoral and research assistants. Interested candidates can view the following specific recruitment information.

Associate Researcher / Assistant Researcher

Position Description:

1. Independently carry out research work under the guidance of the research group leader;

2. Independently or assist in applying for fund projects at all levels;

3. Coordinate the cooperation with other research and clinical institutions, and assist the research group leader in laboratory management;

4. Assisted in guiding the research work of laboratory postdocs and research assistants.

Required Qualifications:

1.Doctor degree achieved. You should have a high academic level and strong research ability, and have published high-level research papers as the first author or corresponding author;

2.Have a research background in one of the following fields and are committed to related research: 1) Genomics/Epigenomics; 2) Optical/living cell imaging; 3) Biomechanics; 4) Structural biology/biophysics; 5) Synthetic biology, etc.

3.Strong writing and communication skills in Chinese and English;

4. Good team spirit, sense of responsibility, good communication and learning ability.

What we offer:

1. We will offer a competitive remuneration package in the biomedical field in China (including Shenzhen). The specific remuneration will be negotiable according to the qualifications and achievements of the candidates.The basic treatment includes the related welfare and five social insurance and one housing fund stipulated by the state. The household registration and children's enrollment in kindergarten/school shall be implemented according to the relevant regulations of Shenzhen Bay Laboratory;

2. Fully assist in applying for talent introduction programs at Shenzhen or national level, and provide research conditions of international standards;

3. Overseas doctoral/post-doctoral students who stay in Shenzhen can apply for Peacock Talents subsidy (3 million Yuan for Class A; B category  2 million; 1.6 million yuan in category C);

4. If you meet the relevant regulations, you can apply for the relevant supporting benefits of Shenzhen (such as other talent subsidies, public rental housing, talent housing, etc.). The details need to be discussed in person.

Application materials and methods:

1. Complete CV in Chinese/English, including personal research interests, career goals, major research skills, research experience and achievements, awards, etc.

2. Scanned copies of certificates of education and degree;

3. Personal statement (research interests and future plans);

4. Full text of representative achievements;

5. Recommendation letters provided by three referees with referrer's contact information;

6. Other materials that can demonstrate scientific research and working ability.

Postdoc

Position Description:

1. Carry out research work under the guidance of the research group leader, and welcome outstanding doctoral students to bring their own projects to join the research group for cooperation;

2. Assist in the application of National Natural Science Foundation of China and provincial and municipal projects, or apply for postdoctoral scientific funds as the person in charge.

Required Qualifications:

1. Have or will have a doctorate in biology, medicine, bioinformatics or biomechanics at home or abroad;

2. Strong interest in scientific research, good English literature reading and writing ability;

3. Have published or will publish research papers in mainstream journals, and have the ability to carry out scientific research independently;

4. Excellent academic ethics and professional ethics, good communication skills and team spirit, industrious, honest and self-motivated.

What we offer:

1. The annual salary shall not be less than 300,000 yuan (including annual subsidy of 180,000 yuan from Shenzhen), and the specific salary shall be negotiable according to the applicant's experience and achievements;

2. The basic benefits include related benefits and five social insurance and one housing fund as stipulated by the state. The registered residence and children's enrollment in kindergarten/school shall be implemented in accordance with relevant regulations of Shenzhen Bay Laboratory;

3. Provide a good working environment and sufficient research funds, equipped with sophisticated experimental instruments, and give a high degree of freedom in scientific research direction;

4. If you meet the relevant regulations, you can apply for public rental housing. The details need to be interviewed.

5. Fully assist in applying for various preferential policies for talents in Shenzhen;

6. After leaving the station, the postdoc can be employed as an assistant researcher/associate researcher of the research group according to his/her working ability and personal desire;

Those who stay in Shenzhen will receive a start-up research fund of 300,000 yuan from Shenzhen Municipal Government.

Those who stay in Shenzhen for more than 3 years of scientific research after leaving the station can be identified as Shenzhen reserve talents and receive 1.6 million housing subsidies from Shenzhen.

Application materials and methods:

1. A complete resume (PDF) in Chinese or English, including research interests, career goals, major research skills, research experience and achievements, awards, etc.

2. Scanned copies of certificates of education and degree;

3. Full text of representative achievements;

4. Recommendation letters provided by three referees with the contact information of the referees;

5. Other materials that can demonstrate the ability of scientific research and work.

Research Assistant

Position Description:

1. Complete the scientific research work assigned by the laboratory and meet the working standards of the laboratory;

2. Daily management and maintenance of the laboratory, including ordering and management of laboratory reagents and consumables, maintenance and overhaul of experimental instruments, etc.

Required Qualifications:

1. Master degree or above in biology, chemistry, medicine, pharmacy, etc. Good knowledge of molecular biology and cell biology is preferred;

2. Experience in laboratory research and good English proficiency is preferred;

3. Strong experimental operation/management ability, independent thinking and problem solving ability, good team spirit and communication skills.

What we offer:

1. Offer highly competitive remuneration in the biomedical field in China: annual salary of 120,000 to 150,000 yuan;

2. For qualified applicants, Shenzhen Bay Laboratory can assist in applying for various talent programs in Shenzhen;

3. If you meet the relevant regulations, you can apply for public rental housing. The details need to be interviewed.

4. The research group can assist those who have performed well in their work to apply for and study for a doctoral degree.

Application materials and methods:

1. A complete resume (PDF) in Chinese or English, including research interests, career goals, major research skills, research experience and achievements, awards, etc.

2. Scanned copies of certificates of education and degree;

3. Other materials that can demonstrate the ability of scientific research and work.

How to Apply?

1. Email address for application materials : pengqin@szbl.ac.cn or liuxl@szbl.ac.cn; Please use the format "Applicant-Position Name-Name" as the subject of your email.

2. All application materials will be kept confidential, and an online interview will be arranged as soon as possible after the initial selection.