Postdoctoral Fellow in Gastroenterology

Sun Yat-sen University – The Sun Yat-sen University Research Institute of Gastroenterology

The Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) Research Institute of Gastroenterology (RIG), also known as the Guangdong Research Institute of Gastroenterology (RIG), is housed within the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of SYSU, a large-scale general hospital with expertise in gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery. With rich clinical resources from the hospital, the Institute is on the leading edge in the nation when it comes to studies of digestive tract diseases. Covering a total area of 5,000 square metres, the institute has a central laboratory, a molecular diagnostic laboratory, a database centre, a tissue bank and a biotherapy centre. 

The Institute researchers have conducted innovative research and have published high-quality papers in high-profile international journals, including Cancer Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Gastroenterology, and Gut. These studies have laid a solid theoretical foundation and experimental platform for setting up guidelines for diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal diseases. 

SYSU RIG / Guangdong RIG is now seeking talented researchers from abroad. Research areas: molecular biology of cancer, tumour metabolism, cell signal transduction, bioinformatics, animal tumour models, cancer stem cell, cancer drug screening, precision cancer medicine, intestinal flora, microbiome and gut immunology. 

With a doctoral degree from a renowned university overseas, or with a doctoral degree from a Chinese domestic university and ideally two years of overseas research experience; researchers with track-records of achievements or great growth potential in the areas of basic medical science, molecular medicine or cell biology and so forth (international candidates are also welcome). 

The Sixth Affiliated Hospital of SYSU and SYSU RIG are co-organizing a Young Talent Forum for the 2017 Digestive Disease Week of Guangzhou, to be held on November, 2017 at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Centre. We sincerely encourage qualified candidates interested in applying to our positions to register for the forum (travel expenses will be covered). Further information will be released later. 

For applying to the positions or registering for the forum, please send inquiries with your contact information to

Contact persons: Liangyou Zhang
Telephone: +86-20-38254090 

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