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tenure tracking assistant professor in plant biotechnology and molecular microbiology

Posted by: Shanghai Jiaotong University

Posted date: Apr-24-2019

Location: Shanghai

 The MPMI lab at the State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism of School of Agriculture and biology of Shanghai Jiao Tong University studies molecular plant-microbe interaction between rice and bacterial pathogens. Our goal is to improve the inventory of researchers in molecular plant-microbe interaction, biocontrol of plant diseases, plant immunity, and relationship between posttranscriptional event and innate immune. The information of Prof. Chen and Prof. Zhu are found here:
We are currently recruiting 3-5 tenure tracking assistant professors in plant biotechnology, MPMI, molecular microbiology or epigenetics.
Candidates must hold a university degree equivalent to a PhD at the time of recruitment. You should be highly positive, have very good communication skills and the ability to team-working. You need to be skilled in both oral and written communication in English. You should have published in impactful journals showing creativity and quality. Postdoc experience is plus.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, as one of the most famous university in China, is dedicated to providing creative environments for learning and research. We offer a wide variety of funding for young scientists, and excellent innovation and collaboration opportunities. More than 3 000 employees and 46 000 students have already chosen Shanghai Jiao Tong University. We welcome your application!
We offer a unique opportunity to start a research team in microbiology in a great and stimulating research environment with excellent peers that will help support the new fellow during the startup period and help build your team. And highly competitive start-up packages/salaries/housing subsidiary according to your research background. Six-year position, can be prolonged with tenure based on your research. Planned enrollment figure of PhD students and fellows.
A complete application should be sent in English to Prof. Chen (gyouchen(at)sjtu.edu.cn) or Prof. Zhu (bzhu1981(at)sjtu.edu.cn) including: (1) a cover letter summarizing your major research field and interest, (2) a curriculum vitae with full list of publications (3) the names and contacts of two references.
Job Title tenure tracking assistant professor in plant biotechnology and molecular microbiology
Post Details
Email bzhu1981(at)sjtu.edu.cn
Employer's Website www.agri.sjtu.edu.cn
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Microbiology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Assistant Professor
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Shanghai
Key Words assistant professor, Plant, Microbiology
Start Date 2019-04-23