Positions available for Senior PI, Junior PI and Administrative Staff
Located in the Xiashan District of Weifang, Shandong province, the Laboratory of Advanced Agriculture Sciences (LAAS) is a newly founded large scientific research unit， including the already established Institute of Advanced Agricultural Sciences (IAAS). LAAS is dedicated to pursuing breakthrough research in the agricultural biotechnology, genomics and breeding, healthy and functional food development and processing, digital agriculture, and sustainable agricultural policy research. The lab will proactively undertake useful agricultural technologies and resource saving farming practices to help growers to improve farming efficiency and to better meet the world’s food production needs.
1. Outstanding support platforms of crop breeding and plant biotechnology enable efficient translation of basic science discoveries to useful agriculture products and technologies.
2. Generous funding and supportive policies help scientists to quickly build their own research teams.
3. Multichannel cooperation with top universities and research institutions around the world.
4. Additional new research campus with a total planned space of 266,700 square meters at a premier location is under construction.
Senior PI applicants should have a good record of research accomplishments, scientific creativity and leadership in the externally funded and highly visible research programs. Junior PI applicants should have a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral training or industrial working experience. Administrative stuff should have good verbal and written communication skills, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills. Successful candidates are selected based on their scientific merits and qualifications, regardless of gender and nationality.
Salary and Fringe Benefits
Start-up fund and salary will be comparable to international standards, and commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Subsidies from various government-sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates. Package of fringe benefits includes health insurance, housing benefit and dependents’ education.
PI applicants should email a full CV, list of representative works, statement of research interests and future research plan, together with the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Nomination is also highly appreciated. Please reach us via email for any question.