Faculty Positions

The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Tsinghua University, Beijing China

Multiple Faculty Positions in Neuroscience and Neuroengineering

The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Tsinghua University invites applications to fill several tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.


We are seeking outstanding scientists with innovative research programs in the area of neuroscience and/or neuroengineering. Areas of interest include but are not limited to cellular and developmental neuroscience, neural circuitry and behavior, aging and diseases, and neuroengineering. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with appropriate postdoctoral research experience. Successful candidates will be expected to develop thriving, well-funded research program, and to contribute to undergraduate, graduate, and medical education.


The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Tsinghua University offers a highly collegial and interdisciplinary environment that spans life sciences, medicine, biomedical engineering, and pharmacology. For more information, see http://mcgovern.med.tsinghua.edu.cn or THU_McGovern (Wechat).


We offer a highly competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with experience and qualification, including housing, insurances, and guaranteed child’s education in highly ranked elementary and junior high schools affiliated with Tsinghua University. Tsinghua University provides state-of-art research laboratory space, excellent start-up support, and strong graduate and postdoctoral training programs.


Interested candidates should submit their Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interest and plan, three to five reference letters, and three to five publications, all as a single PDF file, to mcgovern@biomed. tsinghua.edu.cn. Applicants are encouraged to apply by January 20, 2018 and applications will continued to be accepted until the positions are filled.


The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Tsinghua University


The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Tsinghua University was established in 2011, with the generous support from the McGoverns and IDG. The goal is to build a world leading, new technology driven brain research center. The Institute currently hosts more than 20 outstanding faculty members in the fields of neuroscience and neuroengineering. Scientists working in the IDG/McGovern Institute at Tsinghua University use the latest advances in molecular and cellular biology, imaging, electrophysiology, and behavioral techniques to investigate how brain functions and how to prevent and treat brain disorders.  

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