90 and beyond
National Cheng Kung University is on the verge of marking the 90th anniversary of its founding. During the course of the university’s nine decades of contributions to society, NCKU has always sought to find solutions and participate in their implementation. As we look towards the future, we understand that while we cannot know what will come to pass, we will always endeavor to benefit those around us.
NCKU was established upon a solid foundation of rigorous education, impactful research, diverse international links, and strong industry connections. We truly believe that everyone at NCKU can firmly assert our incomparable position and value among the global community. Furthermore, informed by ethical concerns, we have developed a knowledge culture and pursue innovative technologies in order to meet the needs of the disadvantaged and promote social improvement. We are strongly rooted and connected to our local city and country, and we have also built extensive networks with global communities as we tackle future challenges together.
As we embark on the path towards future discoveries, we sincerely invite talents from all fields to join us. In the “NCKU: 90 and beyond” initiative, we are recruiting 90 scholars from postdoctoral researchers to professors with doctoral degrees. Experience is not required for new colleagues; the most important qualification is a passion for research and teaching.
We are recruiting in these fields:
Liberal Arts, Science, Management, Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Social Science, Bioscience & Biotechnology, Medicine, Planning & Design, Computing.
Successful candidates will
- Receive start-up research grants of up to US$ 10,000 annually
- Enjoy attractive remuneration package and other benefits such as assistance with;
- Accommodation – partially subsided up to US$ 8,000 U.S. per year
- Airfare subsidy for relocation - economy class round-trip ticket within one year
- Relocation grant - partially subsided up to US$ 2,000
Information and Application:
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Desired skills and experience
- Early career researcher (post-doctoral fellow to professors with doctoral degrees) from a reputable university.
- Candidates with no prior experience are welcome apply, as long as you have a passion for research and teaching.
About National Cheng Kung University
National Cheng Kung University has its base in the historic city of Tainan, in Taiwan. It is a university with 22,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in engineering, management, liberal arts, sciences, medicine, social science, electrical engineering and computer science, planning and design, and bioscience and biotechnology.
NCKU prioritises talent cultivation. In addition to improving students’ domain knowledge, the university also aims to equip students with language proficiency, knowledge, and flexibility to adapt to any environment and as well as valuable IT skills for the future. Since it was established, NCKU’s 150,000+ graduates have become the backbone of Taiwan’s society. In the Global 2000 Leading Companies for 2017, published by Forbes, NCKU ranked 48th among universities worldwide in terms of the number of alumni who have gone on to become chief executives.
According to a database analysis from Elsevier, papers published by NCKU over the past five years were primarily in the following fields: engineering, medicine, computer science, physics and astronomy, and material science. Among these, NCKU’s field-weight citation impact rankings in engineering, medicine, and biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology far exceeded the global average. Furthermore, the rate of NCKU papers among the top 10 percent most highly cited papers has grown over the past three years, expanding from 10.9 percent in 2014 to 14.1 percent in 2016.
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