Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2019 in Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan

Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2019 in Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan
Postdoctoral Scholars Program - 2019 in Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan

Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2019 in Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan

Designation/Position-  Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2019

Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan invites application for
Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2019 from eligible and interested candidates

About- Academia Sinica (AS), the most eminent national research institution in Taiwan, provides a well-developed research environment for about 600 postdoctoral scholars.  Each year, we offer a favorable research opportunity for both domestic and international postdoctoral researchers. Candidates can easily find their fields of interests in versatile areas of mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, humanities and social sciences at AS.

Research/Job Area- 

Location- Academia Sinica (AS), Taiwan


  • Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Scholars:
    • PhD degree obtained within last 4 years from local or foreign universities; outstanding record of publications; evidence of excellence in independent research.
    • Distinguished Postdoctoral Scholarship provides air fares and additional US$ 4,500 as research expenditure (for overseas conferences, laboratory equipment etc.).
  • (Regular) Postdoctoral Scholars:
    • PhD degree obtained within last 6 years from local or foreign universities; outstanding record of publications.
    • Regular Postdoctoral Scholar may obtain additional subsidy after negotiation with the sponsoring Principal Investigator.

Job/Position Description- 

Postdoctoral Scholar Program at AS consists of Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Scholars and (Regular) postdoctoral Scholars.  Both scholarships provide US$ 23,830 to US$ 34,350 as base annual salary (the exact amount is determined by candidate’s qualification).

This is a full-time research position.  The initial appointment is on a 2-year term (with an annual contract), renewable based on satisfactory performance review and funding availability.

How to Apply- Application materials and credentials are submitted online.  Applicants will be guided step by step to provide materials such as a letter of agreement from the sponsoring principal investigator, a copy of diploma, a full curriculum vitae, a research plan, reprints of publications, and 3 letters of recommendation. 

Applications for different fields of study or different scholarships will be required to provide different materials.  For details, please refer to application website

I. Applicant must first contact Principal Investigators (PIs) directly.

There are 31 institutes or centers at Academia Sinica. Visit the following websites in your field of interest to identify potential PIs whose research team you would like to join. Write to the prospective PI directly to state your interest and intention of application.

II. Complete the Online Application:

– Evaluation Form for Postdoctoral Scholars

For Contact- 

Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Ms. Chin-Cheng Tseng at 886-2-2789-9386 or [email protected]
Division of Life Sciences Ms. Mei-Hsiu Michelle Chien at 886-2-2789-9676 or [email protected]
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Mr. Yu Hang at 886-2-2789-8067 or [email protected]

Last Date for Apply–  Starts from 1 August 2019

Postdoctoral research program is open for application twice a year: the first round between 1st August and 1st September, the second round between 15th January and 1st March.

See Position Details-

Official Website-

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