Tenure-track Faculty Positions

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IMCAS offers challenging and exciting career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines:
1. Metabolic Engineering and Genomics
2. Molecular Enzymology and Enzyme Engineering
3. Computing Biology and Bioinformatics
4. Pathogenic Microbiology or Molecular immunology
5. Industrial Microbiology
6. Other disciplines related to microbiology

Develops and supports an independent research program as well as cooperative research with other principal investigators engaged in several aspects of microbiology. Generate broad strategies for new avenues of research in multiple areas. Develop ideas for implementation of technology, either through the application of existing techniques or the development of novel approaches. Make substantive contributions to the institute's scientific collaborations with other national and international institutions. Foster an environment of productive teamwork.

Ph.D. with assistant professor status or have extensive postdoctoral experience is preferred. Strong track record of publications in peer reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. Demonstrated ability to lead groups of scientists, launch creative programs and attract external findings. Excellent interaction, written, and oral communication skills.

Start-up funds, competitive salary and housing benefits will be provided. Individuals of any nationality are welcome to apply. Interested candidates should send a cover letter outlining research plans, list of publications, C.V. and two reference letters to

Division of Personnel and Education
Institute of Microbiology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
NO.1 West Beichen Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Tel / fax: 86-10-64807471


The Institute of Microbiology is an Equal Opportunity Employer