2024 Recruitment notice Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology: Shenzhen, China

April 3, 2024

Job Description

Job Highlights

Growing International R&D Team

Job Type:

Full-time, Five-day/week

Recruiting Positions(Job vacancies)

Professor Track:

• Professor

• Associate Professor

• Assistant Professor

Engineering Track:

• Senior Engineer

• Engineer

• Assistant Engineer


Physics, mathematics, artificial intelligence (AI), biology, microbiology, virology, genomics, bioinformatics, pharmacy, cell and molecular biology, synthetic biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, biomedical engineering, protein engineering, cell biology, immunology, oncology, genetics, pathology and pathophysiology, etc

Salary and benefit system

Successful candidates will receive an internationally competitive salary and benefit according to academic qualifications, and professional experience.


1. Base salary

2. Year-end bonus

3. Incentives: patents,industrial collaborations, etc.

Scientific research support:

Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology will provide sufficient international competitiveness.

At the same time, we will give full support in laboratory space, team recruitment students, etc.

3H services:

  • House: Provide transitional housing; Provide interest-free loan for house purchase (Qualified high level talents);
  • Health: Annual medical examination;
  • Home: Assistance in children’s schooling, the handling of Alien Employment Permit and other working documents.


The supporting documents required to apply for the above positions are as follows:

1. A full curriculum vitae

2. A cover letter;

3. A list of external reviewers (no less than 3 people);

4. A research proposal; Please send your documents in PDF format to the recruitment email address.

The subject should be in the following format: Name+Position+Research field

Email: isynbio_hr@siat.ac.cn

Address: SIAT, Shenzhen, P. R. China

Organization Overview

Shenzhen Institute of Synthetic Biology is an unincorporated scientific research organization led by the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SIAT). Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT)-Chinese Academy of Sciences was jointly established by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and the Shenzhen Municipal Government in 2006.

Over the past 14 years, SIAT has formed a research team of more than 3300 people, including over 600 staffs with overseas experience.The wide-ranging expertise drawing from technical, engineering or science professions has now positioned SIAT at the interface between B.o Technologies (BT) and Information Technology (IT) for the 21st century innovation. With the vision of building and understanding life, integrating BT and IT, and constructing a world-class research institute of synthetic biology, our institute adheres to the concept of “build life for understanding it, build life for applications”, focusing on the understanding of artificial life systems, through research on the basic principles, core methods and medical applications of synthetic biology.

For more information, please visit the official iSynBio website: http://www.isynbio.org.cn/index_en.aspx