Department of Integrated Medical Bioscience
Soonchunhyang Institute of Medi-bio Science (SIMS)
Soonchunhyang University
Cheonan-si, Korea

Soonchunhyang Institute of Medi-bio Science (SIMS) is a newly established research institute by Soonchunhyang University with over $20 million investment. The research focus of SIMS is on metabolism or metabolism-related diseases including obesity, diabetes, immunology, cancer and stem cells. Although SIMS is established only in 2016, we believe that our institute has developed to the largest institute in Korea in the metabolism research field and we currently hold 4 government-sponsored research centers (program projects) with over $4 million supports. SIMS has been also closely collaborating with Soonchunhyang Hospitals and Soonchunhyang Medical School that are located within a working distance from SIMS.

SIMS seek outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the fields of metabolism or metabolism-related research fields including cancer metabolism, immune metabolism and liver diseases, or stem cells. We are particularly seeking highly motivated individuals who are working on basic aspects of the research on metabolic diseases and stem cells with potential developments for the translational research areas.

Successful candidate will receive generous start-up packages and laboratory space. Also, the candidate will participate Metabolic Disease Tissue Homeostasis Research Center (MHRC) that is one of Reginal Leading Research Centers. The department offers exceptional resources in many areas with a government-sponsored state-of-the-art core facility, equipped with several flow cytometers, IVIS, micro CT, confocal microscope, DEXA, metabolic cages, 10X Genomics, and others. A list of detailed equipment and other information about SIMS can be found at the SIMS homepage (http://www.sims.ac.kr/en/).

Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree and several years of postdoctoral experience with a history of high-impact publication. Detailed qualifications and submission guidelines can be found at the Soonchunhyang University homepage (https://home.sch.ac.kr/sch/06/010100.jsp :Notice #7660). The application due date is by 4:00 PM, November 18, 2021 (KST).

If you have any questions regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact the Administration Office at SIMS (sims@sch.ac.kr or Tel: 82-41-413-5000) or Jongsoon Lee, Ph.D. (Jongsoon.lee@sch.ac.kr).