Recruitment Announcement: Postdoctoral Researcher – Drosophila and Human Early Embryogenesis
2017/1/6 15:53:27
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Postdoctoral Researcher – Drosophila and Human Early Embryogenesis

Salary: ¥200,000 rmb (pre-tax)

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Researcher position in Dr. Kai Yuan’s lab at the Institute of Precision Medicine, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University ( This position, supported by Xiangya Hospital and the Thousand Talents Recruitment Program for Young Professionals (to K.Y.), will be available from March 1st, 2017 with funding for 2 years in the first instance. The successful applicant will contribute to an investigation of the mechanisms of transgenerational inheritance of heterochromatic features on repetitive sequences, both in Drosophila and Human. Yuan lab is investigating molecular processes of zygotic genome maturation at the very beginning of animal development. The work involves advanced microscopy, basic Drosophila genetics, 3D embryo culture, and molecular techniques.

The candidates are expected to be independent and highly motivated. A PhD in related field is required. Excellent communication skills for scientific discussions are indispensable.

The position will benefit from the diverse and collaborative research environment of the State Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics ( and Xiangya Hospital. The successful applicant will have frequent interactions with developmental biologists, human geneticists, bioinformaticians, and clinical doctors from neighboring labs. The opportunity for further advancement (to co-PI) is available for the qualified successful applicant.

All inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Kai Yuan ( or Formal review of applicatioins will begin immediately.



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