Junior and Senior Faculty positions in Computational Biology, Genomics and Systems Biology
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Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China

Beijing Institute of Genomics (BIG) invites applications for faculty positions in the following areas:

1. Computational biology that encompasses the development of computational tools and the applications of such tools to biological questions. Algorithm, software and database developments are encouraged.

2. Large-scale sequencing, assembly, annotation and analysis as well as sequencing technology and instrument R&D.

3. Systems biology, including the analysis of transcriptome, epigenome and proteome, that addresses fundamental biological questions.

4. Synthetic biology that focuses on the applications of genomics to questions of biosynthesis, and genomic engineering.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree, postdoctoral training and a proven record of high level publishing in order to qualify for the so-called “100 talent” or "1000 talent" programs. BIG has fully-equipped platforms for high throughput DNA sequencing, rapid genotyping, and high-performance computing. New faculty members will join an interactive, interdisciplinary community of scientists at CAS in Beijing Olympic Village. BIG offers a competitive start-up package that includes research funding, supporting staff, and personal benefits.

Inquiries in subfields of genomics not listed above are welcome. Candidates shall prepare an application package that includes Curriculum Vitae, description of past achievement and proposed future research (3-7 pages), copies of three representative publications, and a list of three referees with detailed contact information. All documents should be directed to job@big.ac.cn.