We invite applications from motivated candidates with experience in varied fields, including marine biology, developmental biology, microbiology, and computational biology. Diverse research projects on evolutionary genomics and EvoDevo are available in various marine invertebrates, such as corals, acoels, brachiopods, and bryozoans. With your own research ideas and projects, we also support applications for competitive international fellowships. Please email a recent CV describing your background and research interests to Yi-Jyun.
Several international postdoctoral fellowships are available for those who would like to work at Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Please check your eligibility and discuss your research plan with Yi-Jyun before applying.
Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Long-Term Fellowships (for those who are from HFSPO member countries; support for 3 years; deadline in May)
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Postdoctoral Fellowships (for those who are nationals of and have performed their PhD in an EMBC Member State; support for 2 years; cutoff days in Feb and Aug)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Overseas Fellowships (for Japanese citizens; support for 2 years; deadline in May )
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (for US citizens or permanent residents; support for 3 years; deadline in Nov)
Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Scholarships 中央研究院延聘博士後研究學者 (support for 2 years; deadlines in Sep and Mar)
Postdoctoral Fellow position in the Symbiosis Genomics & Evolution Lab
Graduate Students (PhD or Master Program)
We have positions for graduate students who are interested in studying evolutionary genomics and EvoDevo. We encourage candidates to join our lab through the TIGP Biodiversity PhD Program. We also accept students from National Taiwan University. Please contact Yi-Jyun to learn more about the application process.
TIGP Biodiversity PhD Program 國際研究生生物多樣性學程 (與國立台灣師範大學合作) (deadline in Feb)
We offer scientific training for those who want to pursue a career in academia or industry. Research assistants would play an active role in the lab, have opportunities to participate in developed research projects, and be supported to attend international/domestic conferences and advanced research training. Please submit your application to Yi-Jyun.
Our lab supports international and domestic collaborations. Taiwan's geological location, subtropical climate, and high biodiversity provide a unique environment to study diverse ecosystems such as coral reefs and shallow-water hydrothermal vents. We offer opportunities for people who would like to visit our lab for a short-term scientific exchange.
European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Scientific Exchange Grants (up to 90 days; previously known as EMBO Short-Term Fellowships)
Royal Society International Exchanges Scheme (up to 3 months, 1 year, or 2 years; deadlines in Mar, Jun, and Sep)
The Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships (up to £3,000; deadlines in Feb, May, Aug, and Oct)
Academia Sinica Short-Term Visiting Program for Domestic Scholars 中央研究院國內學人短期來院訪問研究 (supports for 2–6 months, up to NT$30,000 per month; deadlines in Apr and Oct)
Undergraduate Summer Interns and International Interns
We invite motivated undergraduates interested in marine biology, developmental biology, evolutionary biology, or computational biology to apply for a position in our lab. Our Center has a summer program offering stipends for those who want to pursue an internship. TIGP international internship is also available for those who have a graduate degree. Please email Yi-Jyun to learn more.
BRC Summer Internship Program 生物多樣性研究中心大學生暑期培育計畫 (support for 2 months, up to NT$12,000 per month; deadline in Apr)
TIGP International Internship Program (support for 2 months; deadline in Feb)
Taipei American School Summer Interns
We encourage talented high school students to join our lab to gain research experience. We have developed a cooperation relationship with Taipei American School. Please get in touch with your program coordinator to learn more about this opportunity. Basic knowledge of biology and chemistry will be required. The internship is typically 6 weeks (starting around mid-June).
Taipei American School Summer Academy Internship Program (Grades 11–12; application: late February)