The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) is seeking a Director to lead and develop the facilities, including Taiwan Photon Source (TPS), Taiwan Light Source (TLS) and Center’s experimental facilities abroad, and scientific programs. The candidate should be a scientific leader with extensive executive experience and ready to provide strategic vision and to secure the funding. Outstanding scientific accomplishments with strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese are mandatory.
NSRRC is a government funded national research laboratory with its first accelerator TLS made available to researchers since 1993. In 2016, TPS, a 3rd generation 3-GeV light source and one of the world’s brightest synchrotron X-ray sources, also opened to users. The facilities serve over 2,400 users annually. In addition, NSRRC is in charge of the operation of two Taiwan beamlines at SPring-8, Japan and a cold-neutron triple-axis spectrometer, SIKA, located at Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), Australia.
The position offers an initial 4-year full-time contract, which is renewable for 1 additional term once approved by BOT, with full benefits specified according to NSRRC HR Policy and Guidelines.
Job site: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Salary is offered according to NSRRC HR Policy and Guidelines
Date of hiring: August 1, 2022
Candidates should meet one of the following qualifications:
- Academician of Academia Sinica
- Individual with internationally recognized achievements in science and technology
- Individual with special expertise and recognized achievements in synchrotron radiation-based research and technology
The following documents of candidates are required:
NSRRC Director Candidate Information Form
List of publications
The required documents can be sent (post dated before Feb. 28, 2022)
by E-mail to Director Search Committee, NSRRC at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by registered mail to:
Attn: Director Search Committee, NSRRC
101 Hsin-Ann Rd., Hsinchu Science Park
Hsinchu 30076, Taiwan, ROC
NSRRC Director Candidate Information Form and relevant documents are available at https://www.nsrrc.org.tw/director-search/ or by contacting Dr. Yao-Jane Hsu, General Secretary of the NSRRC (Contact number: 03-5780281 extension 8305, Fax: +886-(0)3-5783815, E-mail: email@example.com ).
By submitting the applications and documents (hereinafter referred to as Information), the candidates hereby agree that NSRRC is permitted to provide said Information to the Director Search Committee and designated personnel appointed by the NSRRC Board of Trustees, and conduct the background check. The Information provided by the candidates will be carefully guarded in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act (Taiwan) and will not be used beyond the purpose of this recruiting process.