Faculty Positions at the Center for Quantitative Biology


The Center for Quantitative Biology (CQB, formally Center for Theoretical Biology) was established on September 17, 2001, as a result of the collective efforts of interested faculty members and the visionary support from Prof. TD Lee and PKU leadership. CQB’s mission is to promote research, education, international exchange and collaboration at the interface of physical and biological sciences and to become an international center for the emerging interdisciplinary field of Systems Biology. CQB is supported by Peking University, Chinese Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, and by National Natural Science Foundation of China as its first Interdisciplinary Innovation Group. CQB provides an excellent interactive research and education environment for students, faculty and visitors.


CQB at Peking University (PKU) invites application for faculty positions at all ranks. We seek for creative individuals in all areas of quantitative biology, with emphases on (but not limited to):


(1) Systems biology;

(2) Synthetic biology;

(3) Computational biology/Bioinformatics;

(4) Disease mechanism and drug design from system biology perspective;

(5) Development of quantitative methods and technology.


As part of PKU’s strategic initiative in enhancing interdisciplinary research, CQB is dedicated to research and education at the interface between the traditionally more quantitative disciplines (such as mathematics, physical sciences, engineering, computer science) and the biological sciences. Current research areas include: systems biology, synthetic biology, bioinformatics, computational biology, and network based disease mechanism and drug design. Faculty at CQB can also be associated with other schools and departments at Peking University and have the opportunity to join the Peking -Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences. We offer an internationally competitive start-up package and an excellent interdisciplinary research environment with outstanding core research facilities.



Application should include a CV, a research plan, names of three references, a publication list, and 3 representative publications, and be submitted to: gongsy@pku.edu.cn