The Institut Pasteur of Shanghai (IPS), Chinese Academy of Sciences is seeking outstanding Principal Investigators with experiences in major viral infections, such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, herpesvirus and emerging viruses, to reinforce its world-class research projects in innovation and discoveries.
The mission of IPS, CAS is to promote and facilitate basic research on viral disease. The scope of the research covers the understanding of the natural history and mechanisms of viral infection and pathogenesis and the host immune response
Candidates shall have a Ph.D. in basic virology, viral pathogenesis, anti-viral vaccine development or viral immunology with outstanding accomplishments in internationally well-known institutions, and a good track record of publications in high-level international journals. Candidates may be eligible to the 100 Talent program from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.Candidates are expected to develop new projects based on national key projects and to conduct decent research work in the field. Candidates should be able to work full time in the Institute. The successful applicants will also demonstrate a commitment to post-graduate level teaching and training program.
IPS, CAS offers a large panel of core facilities and excellent working conditions in a highly collaborative environment and in strong connection with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Pasteur institute networks. The initial appointment is for a period of three years, renewable upon evaluation. Competitive salary will be commensurate with experiences and qualifications. Applicants should submit electronically a full CV (in English) that includes history of training, employment, awards, achievements, a list of publications, two-page summary of research interest in the proposed fields of research, three letters of recommendation and dates of availability preferably by December 31, 2010for first batch of review to:
Ms. Caroline Wu
Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, CAS
225 South Chongqing Road
Shanghai, 200025, China
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Please contact the following website for further information: www.shanghaipasteur.cas.cn