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Recruitment of Faculty for Shenzhen Bay Laboratory(SZBL)


About us

The Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (SZBL) is a newly-established research institution for health sciences located in the heart of the China Great Bay Area. It was launched by the Peking University and Shenzhen city with an initial budget of 2 billion USD/5yr. SZBL aspires to be a world-class research institution and intellectual destination dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and diseases while drive leading bio-techniques and spurring novel solutions to the grand issues challenging the world’s population and human well-being. The mission of the SZBL is to create a new research model to boost the health sciences and nurture the innovation-oriented biotechnology industry.

Position Description

SZBL strives to deliver cutting-edge technology to the global scientific community through vibrant collaboration and innovation with global experts and partners. We are looking for the brightest minds to help us achieve our goals.

In SZBL, an extensive list of faculty positions at all ranks is provided to those who desire to serve the development of this rapidly-growing scientific community. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in biology, chemistry, pharmacy and medicine or closely related disciplines. Postdoctoral experience is required for a junior position (Assistant Professor). In addition, applicants for senior positions are expected to have a demonstrated publication and funding record indicative of a leading scientist role.

We particularly welcome applications from those with research interests related to molecular biology, systems biology, drug discovery, bio-analytical science, biomedical engineering, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Applicant can identify which of these mentioned areas is his or her primary research areas. Review of applications starts from April 2019 until positions are filled.

Compensation Package

Start-up package and salary will be competitive at an international level. A package of fringe benefits that include health and retirement benefits will also be provided. The SZBL will also help applicants to apply for national and local talent programs.

How to Apply

The SZBL is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Required Application Documents

1. Curriculum vitae 

2. Cover letter

3. Lists of publications and research funding

4. Research summary and proposal

5. Name and contact details of 3 references


Please send the application documents by email attachment to

Email subject: the title of the position for which you are applying.

For more details on SZBL and our research, please visit our website:

Email content: please include your contact information, name, telephone number, and any dates on which you would be unavailable for an interview. Upon request, applications will be considered confidentially.