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Postdoc in Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center

Sun Yat-sen University

1. About Us

Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center (ZOC), Sun Yat-sen University is the only one of its kind ophthalmic hospital appointed by the National Health Commission. Its history can date back to 1835, when Peter Parker, missionary from the United States founded the oldest western hospital -the Ophthalmic Hospital in Canton. In 1965, the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Hospital was officially established located on No 54, Xianlie South Road. In 1983, it was renamed as Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center combining clinical services, scientific research, healthcare service and preventative ophthalmology. ZOC has been entitled the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, without any equivalent in China. The head quarter of Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology (APAO) is also located at ZOC. ZOC has consecutively been ranked the first on two well-recognized Rankings in China, one being “Hospitals with Best Reputation by Specialty in China” for 10 terms, and another one being “Hospitals with Most Influence in Technology and Science in China” for 6 terms.

ZOC is the largest eye care center in China, treating complicated eye diseases. With 185 ophthalmologists, ZOC has managed an annual workload of over 1,140,000 outpatient visits and more than 75,000 surgeries.

ZOC is the China’s leading research institutes in the fields of Medical Science and Ophthalmology. ZOC have 67 full time researchers. The researches in Stem Cell, Myopia Prevention, Biology Information and Artificial Intelligence, clinical researches in prevention and treatment of eye diseases have been published in Nature, JAMA, Lancet, Nature Methods, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Communications, Lancet Global Health, Ophthalmology, JAMA Ophthalmology, IOVS, and etc.

ZOC is the largest training base for ophthalmic talents in China. It currently has 80 doctoral tutors, and has brought up 500 PhD in Ophthalmology, over 250 department heads of domestic tertiary hospitals and 6 full-time professors working for the universities at foreign countries.  

In May 2018, the Research Building and the Clinical Building of ZOC, located on No 7, Jinsui Road, Zhujiang New Town, the Central Business District of Guangzhou, were put into full use, which ushers ZOC into the new era of functioning with the Ouzhuang Campus in Yuexiu District and the Zhujiang New Town Campus in Tianhe District. Aiming to serve the national and regional healthcare strategies, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center gears to a world class ophthalmic center with standardized operating procedures and high-level researches.

2. Disciplines

Applicants with the following background are welcomed:

Ophthalmology, Medicine, Biology, Computer Science or related fields, including but not limited to, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Vascular Biology, Microbial Groups, Structural Biology, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Technology and System, Neural Science, Material Science, Genetics, Immunology, Optical Imaging Technology and Optical Design

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:Mr. Wu, Ms. Liang


Tel: 0086-20-66618946


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