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Postdoctoral Opportunities at Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS)
Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) is seeking outstanding and highly motivated candidates for a number of post-doctoral positions. Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) is a professional agricultural research and extension institution that has been established since 1932. JAAS ranks at the top of provincial agricultural academies in China in terms of the comprehensive strength in agriculture. JAAS headquarter and main research facilities are located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The post-doctoral education station of JAAS was established in December, 2001. It is the first agricultural post-doctoral education station in Jiangsu and one of the earliest in agriculture academies throughout China. At present, JAAS appoints more than 30 post-doctoral fellows in various agriculture areas.
 
JAAS has a number of postdoctoral positions available immediately. Ongoing research efforts involve the following areas: crop breeding, crop management, plant protection, animal breeding, food safety and agriculture resources and environment.
 
Requirements:
1). Applicants must have a doctoral level degree (the degree conferred within the previous five years from date of application) or Ph.D candidate who can pass the thesis defense in 2011;
2). Age under 40;
3). International scientists and returnees are highly encouraged to apply;
4). In-service personnel who can be released from work and approved by relevant Human Resources Division;
5). Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.
 
Successful applicants will be offered a competitive package including:
1). 100,000 yuan per year for scientific research;
2). Annual stipends of 50,000 yuan;
3). Good living conditions, free housing (85-100 square meters, furniture and home appliances included);
4). Good working conditions
 
Interested candidates should send curriculum vitae; a cover letter indicating interest in postion. We will recommend to the supervisors. Mail application to Human Resources Department, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 50 Zhongling Street, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, Post Code: 210014  China,P.R.;E-mail application to Chen Guoping, chen@jaas.ac.cn Phone:86-25-84390040 Fax: 86-25-84390041.