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Tenure-Track Position in Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecosystems

The Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica (BRCAS;, Taipei, Taiwan, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Research Fellow level, which is equivalent to “assistant professor” or “associate professor”. We wish to strengthen research in Terrestrial Biodiversity and Ecosystems in this round of recruitment. Nevertheless, we will also consider outstanding applicants in other fields of Biodiversity.

  The applicants must possess a PhD, preferably with at least one-year postdoctoral experience and a successful track record of scientific productivity. We seek outstanding candidates in the fields of biodiversity, including, but not limited to, Behavioral Ecology, Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Macroecology and Conservation Biology, as well as Theoretical Ecology.

  The center provides good start-up funding and substantial internal support for new PIs. The center consists of four divisions: Marine biodiversity and ecosystems, Terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystems, Molecular and genomic evolution, and Microbial diversity. The center is in charge of the Taiwan Biodiversity Information Facility (TaiBIF) which is part of GBIF and a sequencing core with multiple second and third generation high throughput sequencing platforms.

  Academia Sinica is well equipped with the latest research facilities across the life and physical science disciplines and inter-disciplinary collaborations are strongly encouraged. The positions will be open until filled; however, the first review will be conducted in January 2022. Applicants should submit a cover letter, her/his/their CV (including a list of publications), 3−5 representative papers (PDF files), and a statement of past achievements and future research interests to our center secretary Ms. Miao-Suey Lin ( Please indicate the rank to which you would like to apply. In addition, three recommendation letters should be requested by the applicants and sent from the referees directly to Ms. Miao-Suey Lin.

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