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Faulty positions/Postdoctoral positions in Key Laboratory of Systems Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (SIBS, www.sibs.ac.cn), is an exciting hub of several outstanding institutes, centers and laboratories working on different disciplines. Key Laboratory of Systems Biology is one of the leading research institutes for the area of systems biology, computational biology and bioinformatics (www.sysbio.ac.cn) in China. Shanghai is also a beautiful city to live, having many attractions and diverse culture.
The successful candidates for full professors, associate professors, assistant professors, postdoctoral fellows will work with other scientists in Key Lab of Systems Biology.

Key lab of Systems Biology will have at least three faculty openings at Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor levels. There are also two postdoctoral fellow (PF) positions in systems biology, bioinformatics, and computational biology. A faculty or PF in this position will collaborate with the researchers in studies conducted using genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics as well as high throughput sequencing technologies.

We are looking for faculty candidates with interests in multidisciplinary research areas related to systems biology, computational biology and bioinformatics. Strong candidates in molecular biology, computer science, mathematics/statistics and related research areas will be considered. An applicant at Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor level should have a PhD degree and demonstrated research ability. Requirements for the PF position include programming skills, familiarity with data analysis software, and experience in processing various omics data.

Preference will be given to candidates who have excellent written and oral communication skills, an in depth understanding of the biological questions, modeling and programming abilities and are good team players.

The position is available immediately. For appointment at Assistant Professor, Associate, Professor and Full Professor level, initial appointment will normally be on a three year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. PF position is on a two-year contract.
Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, cover letter with summary of past accomplishments, as well as three letters of recommendation (sent separately) to sysbio [at] sibs.ac.cn.

posted 2009.11.17