CEPAMS Group Leader Positions

Beijing or Shanghai, China
RMB 400-800K per year + Benefits
October 22 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (Beijing) and the CAS Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, together with the John Innes Centre in the UK, have established a joint Centre of Excellence for Plant and Microbial Science (CEPAMS).

We wish to recruit up to ten tenure track Group Leaders to join this Centre, to be based either in Beijing or Shanghai. Group Leaders will run internationally outstanding and innovative research programmes. We are particularly interested in candidates in the areas of plant developmental genetics, crop improvement and plant and microbial natural products, but invite candidates from any field of plant and microbial sciences to apply.

These positions will be affiliated with both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the John Innes Centre. Successful candidates will be employed by CAS and based in new and dedicated CAS laboratories in either Beijing or Shanghai. 

A CV with covering letter is requested for the application, which should include a list of representative publications, plus a statement of research experience and future interests as well as the names and contact information of three referees. Further information can be obtained from Xiaofeng Cao at xfcao@genetics.ac.cn (+86 10 64806631). Applications should be submitted to Lei QI by e-mail to cepams@genetics.ac.cn (+86 1064806505).

Applications will be welcomed until all ten positions are filled. There is no closing date, but the sixth sift for potential applicants will take place on 14 December, 2018. The sixth round of interviews will take place in Shanghai on 28 and 29 March 2019.

This recruitment exercise and any subsequent appointment are exclusively regulated by the employment law of the People's Republic of China.