1.Joint Post-doctoral Training Program
Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPS) and Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center (GWCMC) established a Joint Research Center in Infection and Immunity two years ago. The Joint Center is now proudly launching the second call for postdoctoral fellow applications to the following positions of related research fields (Table).
This program focuses on translational medicine, and candidates who have good track record of high quality research in infection and immunology, or its related fields, are welcome to apply. This program features dual-mentorship from both IPS and GWCMC, in order to strengthen the translational aspect of the studies. The qualified post-doctorates will be awarded with a research fund (equivalent to 75,000 USD), a salary of no less than 31500 USD, and productivity-based cash incentives.
Eligibility: Candidates should possess a recent PhD or MD degree, be under the age of 35, self-motivated, and fluent in English. There is no restriction to nationality and people from any minority are also encouraged to apply.
Table 1. Positions and mentors:
-Application Form (Appendix 1)
-CV in English
-Two recommendation letters or contact information including phone and e-mail of two references
-Additional materials (including: copy of ID, copy of academic degree certificate, a copy of award certificate, issued patents or published papers etc. into a single PDF file)
Please send e-mail to: GIPrecruit@163.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, and write "Joint Postdoctoral Training Program + name of selected mentor" in the message object.
Guangzhou Women and Children Center: Ms. Zhang +86 -20-38857693,
IPS-CAS Human Ressources Department: Ms.Zheng +86-21-54923045
1.Brief Introduction of the Parties
a.Guangzhou Women and Children Medical Center
Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Center (GWCMC) was established in 2006, integrating the former Guangzhou Children’s Hospital and former Guangzhou Maternity Health Care Center. Covering an area of 37 thousand square meters and a built-up area of 130 thousand square meters, the hospital is equipped with 1,500 beds. Among the 2,603 staff, 282 is holding senior titles, 573 has received master level education or above and 47 of them are MD or MS mentors. The Hospital has greatly enhanced its capacity building. By now, two specialties have been honorably recognized as National Key Clinical Specialties entitled by the Ministry of Health, six as Guangdong Key Clinical Disciplines or Specialties, and one as Key Medical Laboratories listed in Guangdong “12th Five Year Plan”. It has been authorized to set up National Post-Doctoral Research Station. Affiliated Guangzhou Medical University, it also serves as a teaching, training and internship base for Sun Yat-sen University, South China Medical University and Jinan University Graduate School.
The hospital has evolved to be a high-level, comprehensive and multi-disciplinary health care institution, integrating the function of medical and healthcare, prevention, research and education.
b.Institut Pasteur of Shanghai – Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institut Pasteur of Shanghai – Chinese Academy of Sciences (IPS-CAS) is a scientific research institute founded in 2004 by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Shanghai Municipal Government, and the Institut Pasteur in Paris. It is a member of the Institut Pasteur International Network (IPIN), the WHO and other NGOs. IPS-CAS creates synergies between the Institut Pasteur and CAS networks, leveraging all the assets of Shanghai as one of Asia’s leading business and technology hubs. Our scientists are engaged in a broad range of infectious disease research programs ranging from viral hepatitis, HIV, respiratory infections to virus-induced cancers.
IPS-CAS is in an ideal strategic position to conduct research and development in life sciences in China. Together with its academic and industry partners, IPS’s goal is to develop product candidates in the field of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics.
Appendix: Application Form for Postdoctoral Fellow Position