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CEPAMS Group Leaders

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology (Beijing) and the CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences / Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology (Shanghai), 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 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.

How 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 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 the names and contact details of three academic referees.

In addition, provide statements of current and future research plans (no more than 3 A4 pages for each). Further information can be obtained from Xiaofeng Cao at (+86 10 64806631). Applications should be submitted to Lei QI by email to (+86 10 64806505).

There is no closing date, but the eighth sift for potential applicants will take place on 3 July, 2020. The eighth round of interviews will take place in Beijing on 28 and 29 October, 2020.

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

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