Distinguished Professor Position at Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (CAS) for Synthetic Biology
The Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was founded in 2006 in Qingdao, Shandong Province, located at the eastern coast of China. QIBEBT is one of China’s primary national research institutions for renewable energy and green materials, focusing mainly on the bio-resources technologies, products and processes for bio-based energy and materials. There are 1 national platform and 11 provincial laboratories in QIBEBT, including 2 state key laboratories and 2 CAS key laboratories. In addition, QIBEBT ranks the Top 10 in basic research of microbiology based on NSFC in China.
The institute has a staff of 600, and among them over 80 faculty staffs have received awards from national, provincial, and CAS talent programs. We are inviting exceptional candidates with expertise and creativity to join us.
Synthetic Biology, Single-cell Technology, Enzyme Engineering, Biochemistry, Biofuels/Microbiology/Microalgae/Cyanobacteria research.
Outstanding candidates with expertise in other areas related to bio-resources and bioenergy are also invited to apply.
Position and Requirements
Distinguished Professor Position of “The 100-Talent Program of CAS- Category A”
“The 100-Talent Program of CAS – Category A” is a major CAS project for recruiting established leaders in academics and industry from overseas.
Successful candidates are those with a track record of full-professor (or equivalent) positions in prestigious universities, research institutions or enterprises and those who are internationally recognized leaders in the field. They are expected to provide strong leadership in establishing and running a research center or group with broad impact to the field.
Salary and Benefits
For “Category A” Professor, institute will provide a funding package of 10 million RMB (including 3 million RMB for team building) and 1.5 million RMB housing allowance. Generous research platform/office/apartment will also be provided. Candidates are also welcomed to join us in form of a team led by a Category A Professor. Team members will be nominated to “The 100-Talent Program of CAS – Category C” when qualified. Each Category C Professor will be supported with funding package of 3.8 million RMB and housing allowance of 1.1 million RMB.
Applicants please submit a CV containing personal info, the description of the major research achievements, research interests/plans to contact email. Review of applications is on a rolling basis with no deadlines, until all the positions are filled. If candidates are invited to interview presentation, all of travel expense will be covered.