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Date: 2019-06-17

【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 or Research Fellow (two vacancies)

2. Areas of Specialty:

All areas of specialty relating to Chinese History from Wei Jin Southern and Northern Dynasties to Ming and Qing Dynasties

3. Qualifications

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

(2) Applicants applying for associate research fellowship must have served as an associate professor for at least three years at a national university, private university, or independent academy registered by the Ministry of Education; or have served as an associate professor, or as an assistant professor for at least three years, at a foreign university or independent academy recognized by Academia Sinica; or having obtained a PhD degree and thereafter have pursued research work for at least three years at a foreign or domestic research institution recognized by Academia Sinica.

(3) Applicants applying for research fellowship must have served as a professor for at least three years at a national university, private university, or independent academy registered by the Ministry of Education; or have served as a professor, or an associate professor for at least three years, at a foreign university or independent academy recognized by Academia Sinica; or having obtained a PhD degree and thereafter have pursued research work for at least six years at a foreign or domestic research institution recognized by Academia Sinica.

4. Required Application Materials:

(1) Application Form (Please download the form below)

(2) A list of publications

(3) A certified copy of PhD diploma (or certification of a successful thesis defense or the official approval of the thesis)

(4) A statement of research plan (2-3 pages)

(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 and above). If a PhD dissertation is to be used, please submit the entire dissertation instead of selected chapters.

(6) Two letters of recommendation signed and 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 are not be required to publish their works in Chinese, but their ability to communicate in spoken Chinese is desirable.

Applications must be received no later than August 15, 2019.  Please inform us by email upon sending an application.

Please send your application materials to:
Employment Review Committee

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

For further inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Shih-ting Lu
Tel: 886-2-2782-9555 ext. 240, Fax: 886-2-2783-1815, Email: laima@asihp.net

Ms. Szu-yin Lin
Tel: 886-2-2782-9555 ext. 235, Fax: 886-2-2783-1815, Email: lsy@asihp.net

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