Shanghai Institutes for Biological Science (SIBS) is recruiting a highly motivated full-time director of the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (IBCB), an institute conducting basic research relevant to human health with expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology. There are over 700 research staff in 50 research groups, including 11 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Research at the institute is divided into two major areas: In the field of biochemistry and molecular biology, the research focuses on protein science including proteomics, protein complexes, structural biology, gene expression regulation including epigenetics and non-coding RNAs, and male reproductive biology. In the field of cell biology, the research focuses on signal-transduction networks, stem-cell biology, immunology, developmental biology and cancer biology. IBCB is also actively involved in translational research using animal models of human diseases and drug-discovery-related small molecule screening.
SIBS is the largest life science research organization in the Chinese Academy of Sciences. There are 8 research institutes, including Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Institute of Neuroscience, Institute of Materia Medica, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Institute of Health Sciences, Institute for Nutritional Sciences，Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, and CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology.
Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent graduate degree, outstanding academic credentials, and established leadership. Applicants should be at the tenured full-professor rank and are less than 50 years old. The successful candidate will be provided with a competitive start-up package and is expected to develop a strong research program in addition to excellent leadership to IBCB. Attractive salary and other personal benefits are available.
Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae, a brief description of research interests, a publication list, reprints of 5 selected papers published in the last 5 years, 3 reference letters, a copy of Ph. D diploma and other relevant certificates before Jan. 15th of 2009 to:
Mr. Weijun Wang
Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, CAS
320 Yue Yang Road, Shanghai, 200031, China
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