Postdoctoral Research Scientist Positions in Plant Molecular Biology


A Postdoctoral Research Scientist position is immediately available in Dr. Huiming Zhang’s research group at the Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology (PSC). Research in our group is focused on plant interactions with beneficial microbes and on plant epigenetics ( The successful candidate will investigate molecular mechanisms underlying microbial regulation of plant growth.

Applicants with a PhD degree in plant genetics or biochemistry or related disciplines are invited to apply. Demonstrated experience in standard molecular biology techniques is required.  Research experience with plant-microbe interactions or plant epigenetics is preferred but not essential. Good communication skills and a desire to achieve excellence are critical. Knowledge in Chinese/Mandarin is not required.

Established in 2012, PSC is an international institute for fostering world-class research and nurturing next-generation scientists in the field of plant biology. PSC aims to address fundamental scientific questions towards improving agricultural productivity and sustainability. Research at PSC is synergized by a battery of state-of-the-art core facilities including genomic, metabolomic, proteomic, microscopic and transformation facilities. More information can be found at

How to Apply / Contact 
Please send letter of application, recent CV, and contact information of two references to Dr. Huiming Zhang by email: