Academia Sinica (AS) is accepting applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. These fellowships are open for both domestic and international postdoctoral fellows to engage in frontier research at individual institutes and centers of Academia Sinica.
Academia Sinica (AS), the most eminent national research institution in Taiwan, provides a well-developed research environment for about 600 postdoctoral fellows.
The research institution is committed to providing AS and non-AS users efficient academic services. To achieve this goal, Department of Academic Affairs and Instrument Service (DAAIS) is placing many of its administrative processes online
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program.
Study Subject: Candidates can easily find their fields of interests in versatile areas of mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, humanities and social sciences at AS.
Scholarship Award: Postdoctoral Fellows Program at AS consists of Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Fellows and (Regular) Postdoctoral Fellows. Both fellowships provide US$ 23,830 to US$ 34,350 as base annual salary (the exact amount is determined by candidate’s qualification).
Salaries: For Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Fellows, the annual salary is approximately NTD 1,011,000 ~ 1,133,000 and the salary scale consists of 4 grades. For Regular Postdoctoral Fellows, the annual salary is approximately NTD 780,000~ 950,000 and the salary scale consists of 6 grades. Salary will be determined by the research experience and qualification of the applicants.
Subsidies: Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Fellows will receive subsidies of economy class flight fares from home country and an additional US$ 4,500 as research expenditure for overseas conferences, laboratory equipment, etc.
Scholarship can be taken in Taiwan
Eligibility: Qualifications and Subsidies
Academia Sinica Postdoctoral Fellows:
(Regular) Postdoctoral Fellows:
Nationality: Both domestic and international postdoctoral researchers can apply for these fellowships.
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have PhD degree obtained from local or foreign universities; outstanding record of publications.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
A. Find a Sponsoring Principal Investigator (PI) first : Applicant must first find a potential Principal Investigator at Academia Sinica to sponsor his/her application. Please contact the PI directly before the start of the application.
B. Online application
Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 1, 2016.