Wang Zilong Research Group, School of Medicine, Southern University of Science and Technology

Recruiting 2 Postdoctoral Researchers

Introduction to the research group

Wang Zilong, Assistant Professor (Tenure-track A/P), Southern University of Science and Technology School of Medicine, independent project leader and doctoral supervisor. Received a PhD degree from Lanzhou University in 2017. Conducted postdoctoral research at Duke University from 2017 to 2021. Our research group has long been committed to the research of the molecular cells and neural mechanisms of pain and itching, as well as the research and development of analgesic or antipruritic drugs. Related results have been published in high-level magazines such as "Science Translational Medicine", "Brain", "Gastroenterology", and "Neuron".

The research direction of the research group includes: (1) the discovery of the neural mechanism and new targets of pain and itch; (2) the immune-nerve interaction related to pain and itch; (3) cancerous, diabetic, chemotherapy, nerve damage Research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of pathological pain and the development of new technologies for clinical treatments; (4) Cellular and molecular mechanisms of opioid analgesia and its side effects and neural circuit mechanisms. (5) Research and development of analgesic or antipruritic drugs related to ion channels.

The applicant's main research field and academic background requirements

Neurobiology, neuropharmacology, neuroimmunology; those with pain or itch research experience or research experience in animal behavior, patch clamp electrophysiology, computer-aided drug design, etc. are preferred.

Basic requirements 1. Have obtained a full-time doctorate degree in related majors, and the time to obtain a doctorate degree generally does not exceed 2 years. Possess solid professional knowledge, research skills and the ability to independently conduct scientific research, as well as excellent scientific research training and practice records. 2. Love science and be interested in neuroscience research or neurological disease drugs, and have a good team spirit. 3. Have good English writing skills and Chinese and English communication skills.

Job treatment

1. The post-doctoral employment period is two years, with an annual salary of 330,000 yuan, including Guangdong Province living allowance of 150,000 yuan and Shenzhen living allowance of 60,000 yuan, and participating in social insurance and housing provident fund in accordance with the relevant regulations of Shenzhen. Post-doctoral welfare fees are paid in accordance with the school’s faculty and staff standards. 2. Particularly outstanding candidates can apply for the principal's outstanding postdoc, with an annual salary of more than 410,000 yuan (including subsidies from Guangdong Province and Shenzhen). 3. During the station, you can rely on the school to apply for Shenzhen public rental housing. Postdoctoral fellows who do not rely on the school to use Shenzhen public rental housing can enjoy a housing subsidy of 2,800 yuan/month before tax for two years. 4. Possess an excellent working environment and opportunities for cooperation and exchanges at home and abroad. Post-doctoral fellows will enjoy a total of 25,000 academic exchange funding for two years during their stay at the station.

Application materials

Detailed personal resume, including study, work and scientific research experience, main scientific research results (papers, patents, treatises, etc.), and other materials that can prove work ability. Provide the names and valid contact information of at least 2 recommenders. Applicants are requested to integrate the above materials into a single PDF file and send it.

Application method

Candidates please integrate the above application materials into a single PDF and send it to After receiving the email, we will reply as soon as possible and invite an interview. This recruitment announcement is valid for a long time, and we look forward to joining!

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