The Zhejiang University Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience and Technology (ZIINT) is seeking faculty in systems neuroscience. ZIINT is a new center established at Zhejiang University to foster interdisciplinary interactions between neuroscience and other disciplines. This center will house 20 laboratories, a non-human primate facility, MRI center for both human and animal work, two-photon and microscopy facility, computing cluster, machine shop, and histological services.
Positions will be filled at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor levels. Faculty research interests may include, but are not limited to, sensory and motor systems, cognition and decision making, emotional and social behavior, and development. We seek in particular candidates with strengths in non-human primate work, modern neurophysiological methods, computational neuroscience, molecular anatomical and viral techniques, neuroimaging, and neurotechnology. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record, excellent funding potential, and exceptional interest in collaborative, interdisciplinary efforts. Salaries and startup packages are competitive.
Philosophy: The future of brain sciences lie with integration of approaches from other scientific realms. Zhejiang’s engineering strengths include biomedical engineering, optical engineering, nanotechnology, materials science, information sciences, and robotics. Zhejiang University’s world-class medical school features cutting edge research in cellular and molecular neuroscience. Translational efforts are supported by the Center for Translational Medicine and close ties with leading hospitals. Student quality is top notch. Zhejiang is an environment where diverse disciplines readily cross-foster.
Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou, China (45 min bullet train from Shanghai). Home to beautiful West Lake, Hangzhou is a historical city, characterized by emphasis on cultural and environmental protection.
Applicants should submit inquiries, a curriculum vitae, research statement, and names of three references to [email protected]
ZIINT Faculty Search Committee
Zhejiang University Interdisciplinary Institute of Neuroscience and Technology (ZIINT)