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Date: 2018-09-10

【Research Fellow】

The Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica welcomes applications for a full-time research position:

1. Ranks Available: Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow (Positions roughly correspond to assistant professor, associate professor at a U.S. university.) (1 position available)

2. Areas of Specialty: World History and the History of Cultural Exchange between the East and the West

3. Qualifications

(1) Applicants must have a PhD or have passed the thesis defense by the deadline. (Those who have yet to receive the diploma must provide proof of having passed the oral exam or of approval of the dissertation.)

(2) Applicants applying for associate research fellowship must have served as an associate professor for at least three years at an academic institution in Taiwan; or have served as an associate professor, or as an assistant professor for at least three years, at a foreign institution recognized by Academia Sinica.

4. Please Submit the Following Materials:

(1) Application Form (download in pdf or word format)

(2) A list of publications

(3) Certificate of PhD degree (or certification of a successful thesis defense or the official approval of the thesis)

(4) A two- to three-page statement of research plan

(5) Writing samples from the last five years (up to three publications for those applying for assistant research fellowship, and up to six for those applying for associate research fellowship). If a PhD dissertation is to be used, please submit the entire dissertation instead of selected chapters.

(6) Two letters of recommendation (hard copies) sent by the recommenders directly to the IHP

Academia Sinica in Taiwan is an all-research institution, and the successful applicant may devote all of his or her time to research and publication, and expect adequate research support.

Applicants will not be required to publish their works in Chinese, but the ability to communicate in spoken Chinese is desirable.

Applications must be received no later than October 25th, 2018. Please inform us by email upon sending an application.

Please send application materials to:

Employment Review Committee
Institute of History & Philology, Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Section 2; Nankang Taipei, Taiwan 11529

Contact: Ms. Shih-ting Lu
Institute of History & Philology, Academia Sinica
Tel: 886-2-2782-9555 ext. 240, Fax: 886-2-2783-1815, Email:

Download 》 Application_form.pdf
Download 》 Application_form.doc
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