Faculty Recruitment for West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University
♦ About the School
West China School of Pharmacy was initially founded by Canadian missionary and pharmacist Dr Meuser in 1918. With more than one hundred years of excellences in pharmacy education and research, the school represents one of the cradles of pharmacy education in China (http://www.scu.edu.cn/medical/). It is also well known as one of the famed "old five pharmacy schools" in China, and remains to be one of the top pharmacy schools in China constantly. In the most recent Shanghai Ranking, the pharmacy discipline was ranked 4th nationwide and 2nd among comprehensive universities. In QS ranking, it was placed between 51-100 across the world. The pharmacy discipline is also one of the “Double First” discipline project at Sichuan University.
In the past years, the school has received about 230 national level grants, including the NSFC major, key and innovative group grants, the major new drug grant, 973 projects and etc. The research platforms in the school include “Key Laboratory of Drug-Targeting and Drug Delivery System of the Education Ministry”, “Sichuan Engineering Laboratory for Plant-Sourced Drug”, “Sichuan Research Centre for Drug Precision Industrial Technology”, and an independent analytic center that are equipped with around 40 large instruments worth more than RMB 100 million yuan in total, providing a comprehensive support environment for research and education.
With the hundred-year success of the school and our ambition to become a first class pharmacy school worldwide, we sincerely invite young talents to join us to rally on this road and carry out your academic career.
♦ Positions and Requirements
1. Top-notch Young Talents:
Young talents (normally under 35, can be extended to 40 for candidates with exceptional experiences) with PhD degree in pharmacy, chemistry, medicine, material science, biology and other relevant disciplines. At least one year of overseas post-doctoral experiences and the ability of an independent team leader; fulfills the requirements of the relevant positions of Sichuan University, and are willing to apply for national programs; priority will be given to candidates with overseas doctoral degrees or more than 3 years of post-doctoral training experiences.
N.B., The number of positions for this track is not limited!
2. Excellent Young Talents:
Young talents (under 35) with PhD degree in pharmacy. Are capable of teaching the core courses in pharmacy disciplines; team worker; fulfills the requirement of “special associate research professor” of Sichuan University; priority will be given to candidates with overseas doctoral degrees or more than one year of post-doctoral training experiences.
Pharmacology, Pharmacy Analysis, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration, Pharmacognosy, Microbiology and Biochemistry, and Chemical Biology
1. Top-notch Young Talents: follow the salary and start-up package of the relevant positions of Sichuan University.
2. Excellent Young Talents: follow the salary and start-up package of the “special associate research professor” of Sichuan University.
In addition, the school will provide maximum support in start-up packages, lab space, graduate students and etc.
♦ How to Apply
Interested candidates may email their CV to Human Resource of the Academic Development Office of the school at: firstname.lastname@example.org (please indicate your email title with “West China School of Pharmacy Recruitment + Your Name”); Contact person: Dr Xu Yuqiong; Tel: 028-85502640.
♦ About Chengdu
Chengdu, the city where Sichuan University locates, is a modernized and vibrant regional central city, who is also well known as a historical and cultural capital in southwest China. Living in Chengdu can be a great fun. Besides many amazing places of interest, the city offers a lot of exciting activities for visitors and expats. Sampling the famous Sichuan food is a must here. The hot and spicy dishes and varied tasty snacks are sure to whip up your appetite. Shopping at the Chunxi Road and Taikoo Li, spending a leisurely afternoon in a teahouse, and watching a Sichuan Opera at night ─ would give you a perfect day and a deeper understanding of this charming city.
Located 10 kilometers away from downtown Chengdu, the Chengdu Panda Base has been re-created to follow panda’s natural habitats ─ large open grounds have been built for about 20 giant pandas to roam free, making it a great place to see giant pandas up close. The reasonable house price in Chengdu would greatly alleviate the pressure of buying a house, making your living more comfortable and pleasant.