Faculty/Group Leader Positions for Food Safety Research
Faculty/Group Leader positions at the level of full professor are available at the Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China. The positions offer an excellent opportunity to develop research programs that apply approaches of life science to investigate the interplay between foodborne factors exposure and pathobiology of human diseases. Individuals with following areas of expertise are encouraged to apply: Food Safety, Translational Toxicology, Molecular Biology, System Biology, Metabolism, Molecular Epidemiology, and other closely related areas. The institute offers an excellent collaborative research environment and competitive salary, healthcare and house benefits, and startup package.
The Institute for Nutritional Sciences (INS) was founded in 2003, as an integral part of a major drive for scientific excellence and promotion of human health. Its mission is to accomplish nutrition-related research and education using state-of-the-art technologies to advance the scientific understanding of the interaction between nutrition and health and to meet the health needs of China. The long-term goal is to serve the national interest by promoting human health and reducing nutrition-related diseases through multidisciplinary research programs, integrated efforts focused on prevention and intervention, and education targeted on both professionals and the public through close collaboration with academic and industrial institutions at home and abroad.
The goals of food safety research in INS are to investigate the biological effects of exposure to food-borne agents, including typical toxins and new materials seen in food, to conduct risk assessment and develop control strategies for such exposures on human health and the development and progression of diseases, including establishing novel technologies for early detection of microbial and non-microbial agents and regulatory affairs in food safety.
For those interested in the positions, please submit resume, personal statement, research plan, and three recommendation letters to Ms. Jianhong Chen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of candidates will continue until the positions are filled.