Senior Scientist (Study areas: tumor, metabolomics, neurobiology, enzymology, etc.)

Beijing Genomics Institute
Job Location
Shenzhen China
Job Description

Reports to: Project Director Business Unit: BGI Research Department: R&D Department Location: Shenzhen, China Summary: BGI is seeking a senior Scientist with a PhD and research background from well-known universities/laboratories with hands-on experience in designated areas (including tumor, metabolomics, neurobiology, enzymology, etc.). The qualified scientist should have comprehensive understanding of the designated areas above and insight into the latest research direction. The scientist will also assist and lead article writing and internal and external project collaborations. This role is based in Shenzhen, China, with the opportunity to travel. BGI provides career opportunities for advancement and rotations to other jobs within the business unit and to other BGI subsidiaries and locations. BGI will work with candidates on work authorization (or work permits) for Shenzhen, China, if the candidate does not already have work authorization for Shenzhen. Responsibilities: 1. Engage in developing core technology, and in advancing science in designated areas. 2. Ability to identify key issues and to mobilize different resources to solve critical technical problems. 3. For assigned projects, have the ability to understand the requirements, take command in the implementation and in progression monitoring; and achieve the project objectives with high efficiency and quality. 4. Coordinate and manage laboratory routines and draft technical project documents. 5. Ability to participate and monitor laboratory research.


Qualification 1. PhD in Genetics/Genomics/Microbiology/Medicine with more than 3-years of research experience in related areas. Preferred to have a candidate with Postdoctoral experience outside of China. 2. Familiar with bioinformatics, or the experimental design of molecular biology and cell biology. 3. Demonstrate reasoning skills and timely responses to scientific and business inquiries. Possess comprehensive understanding of the field (tumor, metabolomics, neurobiology, enzymology, etc.). Have strong learning and problem solving skills. Be able to design and implement experimental programs independently. 4. Have more than 3-year experiences in high-throughput sequencing. Skilled in high-throughput sequencing research methods. 5. Have research articles published in scientific journals. 6. Fluent in English and able to search and read research articles in English. Responsible to perform data- mining tasks from big data, and to identify biological significances of the discoveries. 7. Preferred to speak fluent Mandarin.

How to Apply

If you have any questions please contact Hang SU ([email protected])

About Our Organization

BGI, founded in 1999 with the vision of using genomics to benefit the human race, is now the world’s largest genomics organization. In 2007, BGI’s headquarters was relocated to Shenzhen as the first citizen-managed, non-profit research institution in China. BGI (which includes both private non-profit research institutes and sequencing application commercial units) and its affiliated offshoots, BGI Americas and BGI Europe, have established partnerships and collaborations with leading academic and government research institutions as well as global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, to support a variety of healthcare, agricultural, environmental and related applications. After 14 years of development, BGI has evolved into a very broad scientific and technological organization, giving its academic and business scope global reach. Currently, BGI comprises of 4 regions: BGI China (Mainland), BGI Asia Pacific, BGI Americas (North and South America) and BGI Europe (Europe and Africa). Relying on advanced high-throughput sequencing technology, a highly efficient data analysis capability, uniquely rich biological resources, and a multidisciplinary scientific research system, BGI can provide innovative support for global communities, novel opportunities for researchers, and a regionally tailored application services in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and the environment.

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