[Taxacom] Faculty position in Plant Physiological Ecology at Guangxi University, Nanning, China
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Faculty position in Plant Physiological Ecology
The Plant Ecophysiology and Evolution Group at Guangxi University
(Nanning, China) is seeking a highly motivated and productive candidate for a faculty
position in Plant Physiological Ecology. ( http://www.plant-ecophysiology-evolution.com/)
Project and Qualifications:The candidate should have a
Ph.D. in plant physiological ecology or plant physiology, and postdoctoral or
junior faculty experiences. Research experience on plant hydraulics and water
relations, or photosynthesis and photo-protection, and a background in trait
evolution with relation to molecular phylogenetics are preferred. The candidate
should have a proven track record of successful publication in peer-reviewed
journals. The main task of the position is research, but also involves
education of undergraduate and graduate students within our research group.
will be started with a 5-yr contract, with an annual salary and an additional
one-year salary after the completion of a 5-yr contract as pension, housing on
campus, medical insurance, as well as a starting-up research funding.
Opportunities exist to apply for national and provincial research funding
through our university. The candidate will be part of a growing and
multidisciplinary team of Chinese and foreign researchers, providing a creative
and stimulating research environment. Knowledge of Chinese is not mandatory,
but opportunities exist to attend weekly courses in Mandarin. The working
language in our research group is English.
group is part of the College
of Forestry, under the
State Key Laboratory of Conservation and Utilization of Subtropical
Agro-bioresources, which houses a wide range of laboratories and research
teams. We are centrally located on the large Nanning city campus, with easy access to
on-campus housing and day-to-day facilities for life on campus.
(>25,000 students) in Nanning is part of the
National 211 University Scheme of China
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_211) and aims to become a major research
hub in southern China.
The city forms the natural gateway to South-East Asia, with Vietnam a mere 300kms away and direct
international connecting flights available to most major cities in Asia.
To apply for the
position, please email a statement of research interests and goals, a
curriculum vitae, and the email addresses of three references to Prof. Cao
Kunfang (kunfangcao at gxu.edu.cn). Review of applications will begin immediately,
and will continue until the position has been filled.
Dr. Joeri S. Strijk
Plant Ecophysiology & Evolution Group, Room 124
State Key Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Subtropical
College of Forestry, Guangxi University
Nanning, Guangxi 530005
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