Hunan Logo
College of Biology

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/ Professor in Biology


The College comprises four departments: Department of Biotechnology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Undergraduate Experiment Centre, Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Guidance Centre. The College has established an International Science and Technology Co-operation Base of Biomedicine and Life Analytical Chemistry, which was approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. The College has a total of 45 full-time faculty members. With nearly 4,000 sq.m. of research and teaching space, plus state-of-the-art instruments and devices which worth 30 million RMB, we have attracted more than 60 million RMB research funding in recent years, including a number of important scientific research projects, such as the National Programme of Key Basic Research Project (973 Programme) and the Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China. The disciplines of biology and biochemistry entered the top 1% of the ESI Global list in 2011.

  • Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Biology     
  • Research direction in one or more of the following areas: Immunology, Virology, Genetics, Oncology, Bioinformatics, Neurobiology, Biomedical and Nanomedicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Plant Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biomedical Engineering, Zoology, and others.

Responsibilities and Requirements: 

  • Obtained a PhD degree from an internationally renowned university.
  • Fluent in English communication and technical writing, applications of non-Chinese origin is encouraged to have basic Chinese communication skills.
  • Responsible for teaching at least one core course in the related major for undergraduate students and one basic course each year.

Compensation and Benefits:

1. Thousand Talents Plan-Youth Program Scholars

  1. Employed as full-time professor and PhD supervisor (the number of doctoral recruiting will be listed separately);
  2. Receive an annual salary of RMB 450,000+; Eligible to receive rewards for academic achievements in accordance to the relevant policies of the university;
  3. Receive settlement allowance of RMB 1,450,000 (after tax, including state aid and Changsha municipal subsidy); Have access to two years’ transitional apartment and rent allowance;
  4. Receive research funding of RMB 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 (including state aid); Provided with offices and laboratories; Those recruiting team members and postdoctoral candidates will be given priority (full-time post-doctoral candidates will receive financial support of RMB 120,000/person/year); For exceptionally outstanding talents, the support specifications can be negotiated;
  5. Receive research funding according to relevant talent recruitment policies of Hunan province;
  6. Spouse can be employed by the university if desired;
  7. Full university benefits and public insurance;
  8. Subsidiary nursery school, primary school and middle school, ranked top in the city;
  9. 3 months University semester vacation, summer vacation runs from July to August and winter vacation around Chinese New Year;

2. Youth Talents

  1. Payment: annual salary of about RMB 200,000 - 450,000; Eligible to receive rewards for academic achievements in accordance to relevant policies of the university; Those with high academic achievements will be able to apply for positions listed in the university’s “Yuelu Scholar Plan”, and receive corresponding allowance of RMB 60,000 /120,000/year;
  2. Settlement allowance: professor RMB 300,000/person; associate professor RMB 200,000/person; assistant professor RMB 150,000/person; Talents who are selected into “Hundred Talent Plan” of Hunan province will receive one-off living allowance of RMB 500,000/person (tax free);
  3. Research startup funding: Science and Engineering: professor RMB 1,000,000/person; associate professor RMB 500,000/person; assistant professor RMB 250,000/person; University will provide financial support for those supervising full-time post-doctoral candidates with RMB 120,000/person/year;
  4. Talents who are qualified as “1000 Talents Plan” for Young Professionals(passed the peer review process)will be employed as full-time professors and PhD supervisors (the number of doctoral recruiting will be listed separately), and receive corresponding allowance (including salary, settlement allowance and research startup funding), which does not contain the funding from state, local government and alumni;
  5. Full university benefits and public insurance;
  6. Subsidiary nursery school, primary school and middle school, ranked top in the city;
  7. 3 months University semester vacation, summer vacation runs from July to August and winter vacation around Chinese New Year.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Position Start Date: Available immediately.

How to apply:

  • A detailed updated C.V in MS Word or PDF version, including educational, research and professional experiences.
  • Three reference letters if there are available.

Online Application or Email Mr. Feng, Guang at swjob@hnu.edu.cn and CC job@hnu.edu.cn.

More information about the college is available at http://bio.hnu.edu.cn/. As to some personnel information, please visit http://jobs.hnu.edu.cn or contact Mrs. Xu, Hui at job@hnu.edu.cn.

Contact Information:
Feng, Guang, College of Biology, Hunan University, 410082
Tel: 86-731-85157021
Email: cljob@hnu.edu.cn    

Xu, Hui, Human Resources Department, Hunan University
Tel: 86-731-88822723
Email: job@hnu.edu.cn


To learn more about working and living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china