Faculty position in plant-related microbiology: Taiwan

The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, is inviting applications for a tenure-track
research-oriented faculty position. The research foci of IPMB include

  1. mechanisms of plant functions
  2. plant-microbe interactions and bioresources


  • should hold a PhD degree plus postdoctoral training
  • should have an expertise in studies of plant-related microbiology or plant-microbe interactions

Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Research Fellow level (equivalent to Assistant Professor). Successful candidate will receive excellent
starter funds and annual intramural support.

The application folder should include

  1. a cover letter
  2. a curriculum vita
  3. a statement of research accomplishments
  4. future research plans
  5. reprints of five representative publications

The application folder (in PDF format) and, separately, three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to:

Dr. Erh-Min Lai, Chair of Search Committee
c/o Ms. Hsiao-Yun Wang (email:
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica
128, Sec 2, Academia Rd, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan 11529

The review of applications will begin on August 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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