Master, Ph.D, Postdoctoral or Research Associate in Plant Molecular Genetics and Physiology (China) ~

13 de marzo de 2016

Master, Ph.D, Postdoctoral or Research Associate in Plant Molecular Genetics and Physiology (China)

Postgraduate research candidate positions (Master, Ph.D, Postdoctoral or Research Associate) in the field of Plant Molecular Genetics and Physiology are available in the Molecular Plant Physiology group at the Department of Biology, Zhejiang A & F University at Hangzhou and will be supervised by Prof. Bingsong Zheng. The group is using physiological, molecular and genomic tools to better understand how environment change will affect forest trees.

The successful candidate will work in the project screening tools for assessing adaptation of woody plant to environment and will examine woody plant as a model to investigate adaptation and acclimation of trees to environment change. Candidates are expected to work in an interdisciplinary research project, get involved in ongoing experiments, to assess genetic variation in trees from experiments and associate physiological and genetic data.

Candidate requirements

Candidates must hold or expect to obtain at least a bachelor, Master or Ph.D degree in the field of biology or a related discipline (plant physiology, plant breeding, molecular biology, forestry etc.) and should have strong writing skills. Candidates should (1) be proficient with one or more languages (English, simple oral, listen and written Chinese if possible); (2) have an interest in plant molecular genetics and physiology.

Further details

Possible start of employment: Friday, 15 April 2016.
Contract: full-time, permanent
Salary: ¥5,000 and ¥30,000 per year depending on qualifications

How to apply

Please send your application electronically as a single PDF to Bingsong Zheng ( including a cover letter with a 1-2 page statement of research interest, your CV, and names and contacts of three references by August 31, 2016.

Start date is flexible with a preferred data as early as April 2016 and before September 2016. The position is for at least two or three year (can be prolonged) and is funded by the University. Salary is in the range of ¥5,000 and ¥30,000 per year depending on qualifications. For more information on the project please contact Bingsong Zheng ( or, 0086 137 778 181 89).

The Zhejiang A & F University is an equal opportunity employer and minorities, women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Professor, Bingsong ZHENG
Vice-dean of School of Forestry & Biotechnology
Zhejiang A & F University, Dong Hu Campus
88 North Circle Road
Linan, 311300, P.R. China
Fax: 0086 (0)571 63740809
Tel: 0086 (0)571 63789670
MP: 0086 13777818189

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