Tenure Faculty positions
Hits: DATE: 2017-03-02

Eye Institute of Xiamen University

Tenure Faculty

Job Information

  • Location: Xiamen, Fujian, China

  • Job Name: Tenure Faculty positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor)

  • Institute Name: Eye Institute of Xiamen University

  • Employer Type: Academic and Clinic

  • Job Function: Basic and Clinical Research

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Min Education: M.D and/or Ph.D

  • Min Experience: 2 years postdoctoral research training

  • Required Travel: None    



Nestled snugly between green hills and the blue sea, Xiamen University (XMU) is renowned as China’s "most beautiful university" for its excellent education facilities and beautiful environment. Forever inspired by the motto “Pursue Excellence, Strive for Perfection”, XMU has been dedicated to producing high-caliber talents with integrity, thereby making great contributions to the prosperity of the country, the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the progress of mankind in general. XMU is increasingly becoming an internationally acclaimed world-class university.

The Eye Institute of Xiamen University (EIXU) is located in Xiang'an campus of Xiamen University with well-equipped labs and experimental platforms. Clinical research centers, including Xiamen University affiliated Xiamen Eye Center and the departments of Ophthalmology of other affiliated general hospitals of Xiamen University, host many clinical platforms such as National Key Clinical Specialty, National Drug Clinical Trail Center, and Ophthalmology Residency Training Center.

The main research directions of EIXU include cornea and ocular surface diseases, corneal tissue engineering, limbal stem cell, corneal immunity, angiogenesis in ocular diseases, myopia pathological mechanism, age-related macular degeneration as well as diabetic retinopathy. The research team pays much attention to translational medicine research. Great efforts are exerted to investigate molecular mechanism of various eye diseases and explore new therapeutic methods.

Our goal is to establish a high-class research platform of ophthalmology and visual science research in the world, an educational platform to improve basic and clinical eye research in China, a communication platform to promote cooperation of Chinese and international ophthalmology community. The staff of EIXU adheres to the motto of Xiamen University to promote the scientific spirit of rigorous, realistic, freedom, and innovation. The team is dedicated to develop EIXU into one of the nation's best ophthalmic basic and clinical science research center in the near future.

EIXU is now recruiting outstanding clinician scientists and basic research scientists for tenure faculty positions. The successful applicants are supposed to have strong record of basic and/or clinical research background. M.D and/or PhD degree is desirable. The successful applicant will join our harmonic community in EIXU to address avariety of basic, translational, and clinical research topics. They will be expected to develop and conduct clinically relevant funded research programs, participate in didactic and/or clinical education in a related area, and participate in the college MD and PhD programs. Applicants with clinical medicine background can practice in clinic centers with Chinese medical licence.
Applicants should provide a CV, a statement of career goals and interests, recent publications, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be considered at all ranks, commensurate with experience, until the positions are filled. A competitive salary and start-up package will be provided. Complete applications should be sent to: Basic and Clinical Faculty Tenure Search, The Eye Institute of Xiamen University, Chengyi Building, Xiang’an South Road, Xiang’an District, Xiamen, Fujian, 361102, China. Or email eye@xmu.edu.cn with " Basic and Clinical Faculty Tenure" in the subject line. For further information about the EIXU, please visit http://eye.xmu.edu.cn.
The Eye Institute of Xiamen University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.