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Postdoc in the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University

1. About Us

The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) is a large-scale, first-class general hospital integrated with health care, scientific research and education. It is also the only affiliated hospital of SYSU on the west side of the Pearl River estuary. Located in Zhuhai, China’s most livable city, the hospital not only enjoys tranquil and delightful scenery, but also boasts convenient transportation as it borders Macau to the south and faces Hong Kong to the east across the sea, with ferry terminals and an international airport nearby. Currently, the hospital offers 2,850 beds, covering a construction area of 290,000 ㎡ and a total area of 470,000 ㎡. The new surgical building in our hospital will be put into use soon, with a total construction area of 67,800 square meters. 19 standard wards and 43 operating rooms are planned to be built. It is designated as a center for international medical aid and the only therapy center of many foreign embassies and consulates in Zhuhai.

Supported by SYSU and the Zhuhai government, the hospital has grown into a famous hospital on the west side of the Pearl River estuary with comprehensive disciplines, advanced medical technology, characteristic specialties and multidisciplinary strength. The hospital boasts a number of key specialties at provincial and municipal levels, and 5 predominant discipline clusters including medical imaging, infectious diseases, oncology, cardiovascular diseases, and organ transplantation. Oncology Department, as a key clinical specialty in Guangdong Province, has the only comprehensive system for oncology treatment and prevention in Zhuhai. For years, it has been playing a supporting role in this field of the city. Infectious Diseases Department, as the only specialized center for infectious diseases, undertakes the diagnosis and treatment of most of the difficult, miscellaneous diseases in Zhuhai and neighboring areas. It is also responsible for all the emerging, sudden and imported infectious diseases in Zhuhai.

Currently, the hospital has a number of major research platforms, including Guangdong Key Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging, Guangdong Engineering Research Center for Molecular Imaging, Biological Function & Molecular Imaging Platform as well as Infection & Immunization Platform (in preparation) included in the large scientific research platforms of SYSU under the construction of large research teams, large platforms and large projects. These platforms provide a strong support for high-level medical research. In addition, there are also some other public platforms, such as Molecular Imaging Center, Biological Tissue Sample Bank, Experimental Animal Room, Central Lab, Fifth Affiliated Hospital – Zhongshan School of Medicine Tuberculosis Joint Lab, and Fifth Affiliated Hospital-BGI Joint Laboratory. Guangdong Key Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging covers an area of nearly 3,000㎡. It is equipped with many first-class lab rooms for molecular biology, chemical synthesis, single-molecule and single-cell imaging, small animal in vivo imaging, nanomaterial and probes, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics, and bioinformatics. It has undertaken a number of national major projects including the National Key R&D Program, National Science and Technology Major Project, NSFC International Collaborative Study Key Project, NSFC Major Project, and NSFC-Guangdong Joint Fund Key Project. Since 2016, the hospital has introduced over 70 full-time and high-level talents from both home and abroad, including top ones that win the titles as experts of, “National high-level talents”, “Distinguished Professors under Zhujiang Scholar Program”, etc. As a clinical teaching base for high-level medical talents of SYSU, the hospital has a complete medical education and training system, providing 13 doctoral degree programs, 29 master degree programs, and postdoctoral research centers. It also owns a national standardized training base for residents and a Guangdong teacher training base for general medicine.

As the old year passed by, the hospital is now taking steps towards new goals. With an open and international vision, the hospital takes roots in Zhuhai, and serves the development strategy of international gateway cities and western core cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. It strides toward the goal of evolving into a regional medical center at the national level that covers the city group on the west side of the Pearl River estuary and extends its influence to countries and regions along the Belt and Road.

2. Disciplines

Applicants with the following background are welcomed:

Research: Molecular imaging, genomics, molecular biology, vascular biology, molecular medicine, medical image processing, immunology, anti-infective immunity, infectious disease diagnosis research, oncology, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, cell biology, biochemistry, nanomaterial synthesis and application, materials science, bioinformatics, medical statistics, etc. 

Clinic disciplines: Respiratory and critical care medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Gastroenterology, Nephorology, Hematology, Hematology& Rheumatolog, Endocrinology& Metabolism, Neurology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Psychology, Oncology,Infectious Disease Center, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Unit, General Practice, Geratology, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Thyroid & Galactophore Surgery, Urology, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Trauma& Joint Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Neurosurgery, Burn wound repair surgery, Plastic surgery, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT-HN Surgery, Stomatology, Surgical anesthesiology, Dermatology, Interventional medicine, Radiology, Ultrasonography, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Blood Transfusion, Clinical Nutriology, Pharmacy, Fenghuang Medical Center, Nursing, etc.

3. Qualifications

Have obtained a PhD degree ideally within three years; and be an outstanding doctor with comparatively high academic level and strong research abilities at home and abroad.

4. Remunerations and Benefits

  1. Salary and Benefits: The University provides generous salary, research start-up fee, talent allowance, and settlement allowance. Talents working in Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses can enjoy subsidies of the local campuses.
  2. Housing Support: Talents can apply for the university's public rental housing. There are 1,200 new apartments in the Guangzhou campus; more than 1,000 new apartments and 1,500 new shared property houses in the Zhuhai campus; and 3,600 new talent indemnificatory apartments in the Shenzhen campus.
  3. Quality Healthcare: There are 10 SYSU affiliated hospitals that provide high-level healthcare service.
  4. Children Education: SYSU has constructed affiliated primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Guangzhou, Zhuhai and Shenzhen campuses to provide high-quality elementary education for the children of faculty members.
  5. Employee Wellbeing: Provides "sports time"; free use of sports facilities on campus; and annual health checkup. The Zhuhai campus provides meal subsidies.

5. Contact

Contact Person: Ms. Yao, Mr. Zhuang, Ms. Liu,


Tel: 86-756-2528762, 2526012, 2528862


Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th February 2021
Expires: 31st March 2021
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