Faculty Positions at Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
ABOUT THE INSTITUTE
Institut Pasteur of Shanghai (IPS) is an independent research institution jointly established by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Institut Pasteur and Shanghai Municipal Government in 2004. IPS is dedicated to enhancing preparedness and responsiveness to infectious diseases through conducting cutting-edge research and sustained translation of solutions. IPS is a member of the Institut Pasteur International Network (IPIN), which consists of 33 research institutes in 26 countries on 5 continents.
IPS has evolved three interdisciplinary research fields that cover pathogen biology, infection and immunity,vaccinology and immune therapy. IPS performs fundamental research on infectious diseases with unmet medical needs, emerging/reemerging viral, bacterial, fungal and parasite infections, immune regulation in metabolic disorders, tumorigenesis and degenerative diseases.
IPS is working closely with other CAS and IPIN member institutes to address the great challenge of public health in countries along the One Belt One Road, from highly pathogenic influenza to Zika outbreaks. Joint efforts range from pathogen discovery and solutions to disease control and prevention.
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IPS is seeking outstanding scientists for the positions of Senior Professor and Principal Investigator in the fields:
a) Pathogen Discovery and Big Data/Bioinformatics
b) Molecular Epidemiology and mathematical modeling of infectious diseases
c) Population genetics
d) Infection or tumor Immunity
e) Structural biology
f) Molecular virology of DNA/RNA Viruses with Significant Medical Burden
g) Genomics and Systems Biology
h) Drug Discovery-Cutting edge innovation in antibodies, vaccines or cell therapy
Senior Professor (3 positions)
Candidate should hold a professor position in world-renowned universities or institutes, with outstanding multidisciplinary research capacities as well as strategic vision and leadership capacity to steer the future direction of the related fields listed above at IPS. Successful candidate will be funded with a starting package of at least 15 million RMB.
Principal Investigator (>10 positions)
Candidates must have a Ph.D or M.D. degree and at least three-year postdoctoral training, and have sufficient research experience to demonstrate both significant accomplishment and outstanding potential. Candidates with independent extramurally funded research program, a track record of publications in leading peer-reviewed journals are required. Starting package is at least 10 million RMB and with adequate benefits.
IPS offers very competitive starting package as well as salary and housing subsidiary. IPS also offers excellent core facilities, substantial running-cost subsidiary and outstanding international PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. Additional relocation programs between members of IPIN are available. This includes the possibility for talented young scientists to run their own laboratories in one of the multiple centers in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Please submit your application materials including curriculum vitae with ID photo, brief summary of previous accomplishment and future research plans, three letters of references to Mrs. Chen LIANG, Secretary of Talents Searching Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This call is valid until the positions are filled.