The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology (IPMB), Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan ( is inviting applications for tenure-track research-oriented faculty positions. Academia Sinica, the foremost academic institution in Taiwan, comprises 32 research institutes/centers and provides an active research environment. IPMB explores the functionality of plants and microbes to benefit science, agriculture, environmental sustainability and human well-being.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree with postdoctoral training and 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. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Research Fellow level (equivalent to Assistant Professor). The successful candidates will receive generous startup and annual intramural funds in addition to external competitive grant opportunities. IPMB also maintains well-equipped core facilities for proteomics, genomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, and imaging that are managed by Research Specialists/Assistants to provide state-of-the-art resources and key technical expertise.

Application files should include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research accomplishments (up to 2 pages), 4) a future research plan (up to 5 pages), and 5) up to five representative publications. These files in PDF should be uploaded to Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Erh-Min Lai, Chair of Search Committee c/o Ms. Hsiao-Yun Wang (email:

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