Principal Investigator Positions at CAS Key Laboratory of Systematic Mycology & Lichenology

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The Key Laboratory of Systematic Mycology and Lichenology was founded in 1985 at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. In order to provide basic information for a deep understanding of modern life sciences, for exploration and utilization of fungal resources as well as for control of harmful fungi, system and evolution of fungi based on traditional and molecular techniques, integrative biology of fungi and screening of bioactive substances from fungi, as well as application of the economically important groups.

To strengthen the research on fungus fermentation, we are seeking for principal investigators.


The candidate should be a permanent resident in Beijing. Meantime, the candidate needs to meet the following requirements:

1) Applicants should have a Ph.D., less than 40 years old, more than 6 years of research in fungus fermentation engineering and 4 years of research experience after obtaining Ph. D.

2) At least 3 SCI publications, and more than 5 relevant patents and 2 granted patents.

3) Significant experience in the field of fungus fermentation.

4) Ability to lead a research group to obtain outstanding academic achievement.

5) Ability to maintain good working relations inside and outside the organization.


A full Curriculum Vitae (C. V. ), 2 referees’ names and contact information should be sent by e-mail to: (cc to (please change “#” to “@” when sending emails).

Application deadline: July 31, 2010.