Director of the Genomics Research Center

Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Salary to be commensurate with experience
November 15 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Academia Sinica, Taiwan, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Genomics Research Center (GRC). The initial appointment is for a period of three years (renewable for a second term) beginning July 12, 2022.

As the preeminent academic research institute in Taiwan, Academia Sinica is devoted to basic and applied research in mathematics, physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences and the humanities. The GRC, which was established in 2003, has become world-renowned for its excellence in research. It currently consists of 22 principal investigators and 11 research specialists focusing on three cardinal lines of scientific inquiry: Chemical Biology, Medical Biology, and Physical and Computational Genomics. The GRC is well funded and equipped with modern research facilities staffed by experienced research specialists. It also maintains a high research standard with a first-rate publication record. For details about the GRC, please see .

Interested candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree with outstanding research accomplishments as well as demonstrated leadership ability and administrative experience. In addition to pursuing an internationally recognized research program at the GRC, the successful candidate is also expected to provide intellectual leadership to the GRC. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese is not required.

Applications and nominations including a cover letter listing at least three references (including names and affiliations), a complete curriculum vitae, a brief summary of research interests and accomplishments (no more than two pages), a vision statement as related to GRC (no more than two pages), along with a list of five representative publications should be sent to Ms. Cindy Hsu, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 115 Taiwan or by email to All documents should be prepared in English. Applications and nominations received before January 24, 2022 will be given priority review. Consideration of applications and nominations will continue until the position is filled.

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