Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology
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The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, is inviting applications for research-oriented faculty positions at levels of Assistant or Associate Research Fellows (equivalent to Assistant or Associate Professors). Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree plus postdoctoral training, with expertise in studies of plant-related microbial biology or plant-microbe interactions. Successful candidates will receive excellent starter funds followed by annual intramural support.

Academia Sinica, the foremost academic institution in Taiwan, comprises 31 world-class research institutes/centers and provides active research environment with state-of-the-art resources. The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology is a premier research institute with focused studies on functioning of plant and microbial biology ( English is the official language in scientific seminars. Proficiency in Chinese language is not essential but basic communication skill will be helpful.

The application folder should include 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research accomplishments, and 4) future research plans. The application folder (in PDF format) and, separately, three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to:

Dr. Erh-Min Lai, chair of Search Committee
c/o Ms. Christine Hsing (email:
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica
128, Sec 2, Academia Rd, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan 11529

The review of applications will begin on August 15, 2015 and continue until the positions are filled.