The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (, is inviting applications for tenure-track research-oriented faculty positions. IPMB aims to address key questions in the areas of chromosome biology and genomics, plant-environment interactions, plant and environmental microbiology, and cell and developmental biology. The candidates are expected to have complementary or synergetic expertise to the current IPMB research capacities or have the potential to launch a new research direction for IPMB. An applicant should hold a Ph.D. degree with postdoctoral training. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Research Fellow level (equivalent to Assistant Professor). Successful candidate will receive generous startup funds and annual intramural support.

The application file should include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a statement of research accomplishments, 4) future research plans, and 5) reprints of five representative publications. The application file (in PDF format) and, separately, three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to:

Dr. Guang-Yuh Jauh, 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 July 31st, 2020 and continue until the positions are filled.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Start date: TBD
Location: Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Taipei, Taiwan