Faculty Positions in Biotechnology Center in Southern Taiwan of Agricultural Biotechnology Research Center (AS-BCST) Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Applications are invited to apply for multiple tenure-track positions at Assistant Research Fellow level (equivalent to Assistant Professor) or Associate Research Fellow level (equivalent to Associate Professor) in AS-BCST. The successful candidates are expected to develop a rigorous research program in the thematic research fields of agricultural biotechnology related to metabolic engineering and synthetic biology.  

The AS-BCST located in Tainan was established to cultivate a multidisciplinary research approach, bringing innovations and techniques to advance biotechnology that helps solve agricultural problems and fosters development of Bio-agriculture industry in Taiwan. The current research programs focus on crop genomics & microbiota, functional small molecules, molecular breeding for important agricultural traits, adaptive strategies in response to environmental changes, and other mission-oriented basic research.

We are particularly interested in applicants seeking a highly collaborative and innovative research environment to join us. For more information on AS-BCST and Academia Sinica, please visit our websites at https://www.as-bcst.sinica.edu.tw/en/
and https://www.sinica.edu.tw/en/, respectively.

Applicants should submit the following materials online at https://abrc.sinica.edu.tw/jobs/?aid=6608 : (a) Cover letter; (b) Curriculum vitae, including publications; (c) A summary of research accomplishments; (d) Specific and focused description of future research plans; (e) PDF copies of major publications; (f) Names and contact information for three referees. In addition, candidates should arrange three (or more) letters of recommendation sent directly by referees to abrctainan@gate.sinica.edu.tw.

The application deadline is November 30th, 2023. Application submitted after the deadline may be considered in the next round of recruitment.