Postdoc Positions in The Laboratory of Tropical Marine Germplasm Resources and Breeding Engineering

Sanya Oceanographic Institution of the Ocean University of CHINA (SOI-OUC) is currently offering six postdoctoral positions in the laboratory of Dr. Zhenmin Bao, Tropical Marine Germplasm Resources and Breeding Engineering. This is a full-time position, and successful candidates will receive an attractive compensation package and research funding.

Candidate may have strong background in genetics and breeding, reproductive biology, marine biology or aquaculture. The position will focus on evaluation and utilization of tropical marine biological germplasm resources, and development of reproduction and breeding technology of tropical marine species. Research will be conducted in the laboratory or in the field. Alongside the research work, the applications will have opportunities to participate in teaching and other related social service activities. The position is supported by the Ocean University of China, and the initial appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of renewal for an additional one year.

Applications should provide a cover letter describing the research interests and career objectives, updated Curriculum Vitae, at least three recommendation letters (or contact information of three academic references), and up to three relevant publications. The submission of application starts on June 1, 2020, and will close after the positions are filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Jingjie Hu (

Job descriptions

  • Undertake scientific researches independently and carry out innovative research under the guidance of PI.
  • Assist PI in guiding graduates’ projects.
  • Publish peer-reviewed papers and present findings at national or international scientific conferences.

Qualifications & Desired

  • Fresh Ph.D. who obtained the doctoral degree in genetics and breeding, reproductive biology, marine biology, aquaculture within three years. A doctorate in the relevant academic discipline is also welcomed.
  • Excellent skills in computational biology, bioinformatics, population genetics, cell biology, molecular biology are preferred.
  • Outstanding research experience and publication record.

Salaries and Benefits

The annual salary is within the range 300 thousands RMB, and up to 100 thousands RMB of performance bonus will be provided at the end of the year, depending on qualifications and experience. Accommodation and start-up funding for research can be provided by SOI-OUC.

Applications are reviewed confidentially. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact at (0086) 898-88707071 or email for further assistance.