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Director of the RCEC-Academia Sinica, TAIWAN

Position
Director of the RCEC-Academia Sinica, TAIWAN

Employer

RESEARCH CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES, ACADEMIA SINICA, TAIWAN

Homepage: https://www.rcec.sinica.edu.tw


Location
Taipei, Taiwan

Sector
Academic

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Open

Preferred education
PhD

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
25 June 2019

Job description

DIRECTORSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE
RESEARCH CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES, ACADEMIA SINICA, TAIPEI, TAIWAN

The Research Center for Environmental Changes (RCEC), a center of excellence in the studies of Environmental Changes at the Academia Sinica in Taiwan, is searching for an outstanding earth/atmospheric scientist to serve as its next Director. With an annual operating and research budget of about US$7 million, RCEC conducts research in the areas fundamental to our understanding of the environmental changes of the Earth. Existing research fields include, but are not limited to: atmospheric chemistry and physics, aquatic biogeochemistry and climate sciences. The Center currently consists of 24 research fellows, 26 postdoctoral fellows, and a substantial number of research assistants and administrative staffs, totaling about 109. Additional resources will become available for the new Director to launch major new initiatives in environmental change research.


How to apply

We invite applications, nominations and expressions of interest in the directorship (see the e-mail address below). The initial appointment, expected to begin in January 2020, is for a term of three years and is renewable for up to two terms. The salary depends on qualification and is commensurate with those at leading institutions in the United States. The position is open to all distinguished individuals without regard to ethnic or national origin. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a vision statement, and the names and addresses of at least three references to the Executive Secretary of the Director Search Committee: Dr. Charles C.-K. Chou, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica at e-mail: ckchou@gate.sinica.edu.tw. The consideration of application/nomination will start on August 15, 2019. For more information about RCEC, please see http://www.rcec.sinica.edu.tw.