Postdoc position in Zhang Lab, School of Science

Category: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department: SS

Location: Yungu, Hangzhou, CN

Employment Type: Full-time

Introduction of the Lab/ Research Field

Natural products have been the major source of antibiotics. As we enter the era of antibiotic resistance crisis, there is a keen need for discovery of new antibiotics. How much new drugs remain to be discovered from nature?  How can we create new “unnatural” natural products? Our lab applies evolutionary perspective to understand the diversity of natural products and their biosynthesis, aiming to accelerate natural product evolution by synthetic biology.

Job Description

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (two positions)


1) Have strong interest and passion to the research direction in the lab.

2) Proficient in scientific English

Other requirements:

Having obtained or about to obtain a Ph.D. degree, aged under 35.

Compensation and Benefits

The research team offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applications for relevant projects and programs will be encouraged and supported.

Postdoc(s) selected for China Postdoctoral Science Foundation or Zhejiang Province Selected Funding for Postdoctoral Research Projects will be entitled to further receive a supporting fund of the same amount from the Hangzhou municipal government.

Postdoc(s) who work in Hangzhou on a full-time basis after completing their postdoctoral research will be eligible for applying an allowance of 400,000RMB from the Hangzhou municipal government.

How to Apply

To apply, please send the following documents in English in PDF format to, and indicate“Postdoc Application” in the email subject.

1) CV

2) Cover Letter