Plant-microbe interactions, Plant ecology, and eco-physiology Scientist - SWUST

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Plant-microbe interactions, Plant ecology, and eco-physiology Scientist - SWUST

Plant-microbe interactions, Plant ecology, and eco-physiology - Scientist
Southwest University of Science & Technology
Two positions in college of Life Science & Engineering, Southwest University of Science & Technology (SWUST, China) are open for outstanding scientists with strong research and publication records in recent years (At least 2-3 high-cited paper/top/hot papers in first or corresponding author in recent years). Seeking two applicants with expertise in plant-microbial symbioses, plant eco-physiology, community ecology, and microbial ecology. The incumbent could work independently or join in Plant Biology Group, SWUST. The Plant Biology group is using physiological, ecological, genomic and molecular tools to understand environment change effects and plant/fungal accommodation processes in physiological, community level, et al. The incumbent would be provided $0.22.0-0.74 million dollars (¥1.50-5.0 million RMB) as start-up research funds by SWUST, and very outstanding incumbent could be provided another $0.45 million for experimental equipments. Particularly, the incumbent could choose full time or flexible-style job, the later could complete the experiment design and works or mentoring graduate students in the Chinese SWUST lab and then lay analytic or writing work in their own country, thus the salary could be afforded according to his/her scientific performance. Salary: $50,000 per year (¥350,000 per year) for assistant professor and $66,000 -75,000 per year(¥450,000-500,000) for associate professor. For flexible time scientist, the salary is same to the full time scientist when his/her scientific performance in SWUST is comparable to full-time scientist, therefore the salary for flexible time scientist is completely dependent on his scientific performance. The incumbent could be is afforded about about $100,000 (¥700,000RMB) for the scientists. Position is open until filled - a start date of this summer is preferred so that measurements can begin in September 2017. Please submit a cover letter, CV, relevant publication and contact information for references to Prof. Yinan Yao (yaoya [-at-], yaoyinan0430 [-at-], at SWUST, Mianyang, China).
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Posted: August 20, 2017.