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Recruitment

Faculty Position Open, Institute of Ethnology

The Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (at the rank of Assistant Research Fellow, equivalent to Assistant Professor, or above) in socio-cultural anthropology or closely related fields, especially Taiwan indigenous or Austronesian studies. The Institute of Ethnology is a research institution with excellent resources and funding for fieldwork and research. No teaching is required, and advancement is based on scholarly publication record. We seek candidates whose work is commensurate with and complements the current faculty’s research interests. Geographical area and theoretical orientation are open. Ability to communicate in Chinese is necessary. All application materials must be received no later than January 31, 2020.

Candidates who wish to apply for the position of assistant research fellow should prepare the following materials:

1. Application form;
2. Curriculum vitae, a description of past research and research interests, and a proposal for future research;
3. Doctoral dissertation (finalized or a complete draft). If not written in either Chinese or English, must provide a Chinese or English synopsis over 3,000 words;
4. University certified graduate level transcripts;
5. Copy of the doctoral diploma or official certificate indicating the passage of dissertation defense (if not already a Ph.D., the successful applicant must have completed all requirements for the degree before April 30, 2020);
6. Copies of representative publications (if not written in either Chinese or English, must provide Chinese or English abstracts);

※ Please submit one electronic copy of the above documents (either by emailed PDF or by mailed CD), and two hard copies. All documents, including hard copies, must arrive by January 31, 2020.
7. Two letters of recommendation (recommenders should send their letters directly to Director Hsun Chang by the deadline).


Candidates who wish to apply for the position of Research Fellow or Associate Research Fellow should prepare the following materials:

1. Application form;
2. Curriculum vitae, a description of past research and research interests, and a proposal for future research;
3. Copy of the doctoral diploma;
4. Copies of representative publications (if not written in either Chinese or English, must provide Chinese or English abstracts);
5. Supporting documentation of current employment;

※ Please submit one electronic copy of the above documents (either by emailed PDF or by mailed CD), and two hard copies. All documents, including hard copies, must arrive by January 31, 2020.
6. Two letters of recommendation (recommenders should send their letters directly to Director Hsun Chang by the deadline).

Qualifications for associate research fellow and positions above are subject to The Organization Regulations of the Research Institute of Academia Sinica. Please confirm the necessary qualifications with Ms. Fen-ann Lin (e-mail below) before mailing your application.

Please send the hard copies by registered mail to:
Director Hsun CHANG, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, 11529 Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.
For further information, please contact Ms. Fen-ann LIN (falin@gate.sinica.edu.tw, http://www.ioe.sinica.edu.tw/)

Files:Recruitment(PDF)(Download)

Files:Application Form(PDF)(Download)

Files:Bibliography Citation Guides(PDF)(Download)

Files:Application Checklist(PDF)(Download)

Files:The Organization Regulations of the Research Institutes of Academia Sinica(PDF)(Download)

Files:The Guidelines for the Review of Initial Employment, Renewed Employment, Promotion or Distinguished Employment of Research Fellows of Academia Sinica(PDF)(Download)

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