Two Research Scientist (PhD-level) and multiple Technician (MS- or BS-level) positions are available to carry out an institutional team project on Agrobacterium transformation. Annual renewal for long-term employment is possible for these positions.
Each Research Scientist will lead a team of two Technicians to carry out one of the two sub-projects: (1) Systematic omics analysis of Agrobacterium genes in virulence and plant transformation efficiency, and (2) Functional studies of Agrobacterium and plant factors in Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation.
Requirement：Passion in science and research expertise in microbiology, comparative omics, or plant biology.
Starting date：Flexible; as early as September, 2020.
According to the Academia Sinica regulations with considerations on expertise and experience. The salary is sufficient for a quality life comparable to those holding similar positions in the US or Europe. Research Scientist candidates who demonstrate significant professional accomplishments and leadership will be offered a higher salary than regular Postdoctoral Research Associates.
Please send a complete CV, name and contact information of two references, and a brief description of motivation to both of the Lead Principal Investigators, Drs. Erh-Min Lai (email@example.com) and Chih-Horng Kuo (firstname.lastname@example.org). Informal inquiries are welcome.
Suitable candidates will be invited for interviews. All positions are open until filled; applications received by July 31, 2020 will be selected for the first round of interviews.