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Assistant Professor Position or higher at Institute of Marine Ecology and Conservation, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) is one of the top research universities in Taiwan. It is located in the "Southern Capital City" Kaohsiung that provides convenient international access by Kaohsiung International Airport and open space in the city and the nearby areas. This seaport-based city with a population of 2.7 million and extended subways and bus routes, Kaohsiung, offers vibrant activities seasoned with cuisines from various regions of the world. The campus of NSYSU sits on where the mountain and the beach meet, one of the most beautiful sceneries in Taiwan. NSYSU comprises six colleges, including Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Science, Engineering, Management and Marine Sciences. Based on the proximity from the airport, seaport and ocean, the College of Marine Sciences was strategically designated as a key development by the Education Ministry of Taiwan to attract top scientists since its establishment in 1980's. In addition to the world-famous first class national healthcare system which is heavily subsidized by Taiwan government, the university also provides housing subsidies and on-campus daycare/kindergarten although the living costs in Kaohsiung is much lower than in Taipei.

The Institute of Marine Ecology and Conservation (IMEC) in the College of Marine Sciences of NSYSU invites applicants for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Marine Ecology or Biological Conservation. This individual will be required to teach courses in the graduate programs using English and/or the undergraduate programs using Mandarin. This individual will also be required to develop externally funded research and publish the work in reputable scientific journals, in addition to some service to the institute and the university. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Marine Ecology or related fields, and have finished at least two years of postdoctoral study that demonstrates both quality and productivity in research. Research experience in different countries is highly desirable.

Please submit the following documents to Dr. Meng-Hsien Chen at maecaa@mail.nsysu.edu.tw before Feb 15, 2024 to be considered. Once entering the final consideration, the candidates should arrange three letters of recommendation and send to Dr. Chen upon notification.

  1. A cover letter
  2. A CV in reverse chronological order with clear timeline for education and research
  3. A copy of Ph.D. diploma
  4. Electronic reprints of publications in the last five years
  5. A statement of teaching and research plans

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