Faculty Position

 

Date posted

Aug. 31, 2021 8:00 pm

Application deadline

Sep. 30, 2021 5:00 pm

Organization

Department of Atmospheric Sciences National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Location

  • Taiwan

Job description

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at National Taiwan University (NTU) seeks one to two faculty members in weather, climate and earth system, atmospheric physics and chemistry, and observation/instrument/remote sensing at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels, beginning in August 2022.

NTU is a world-renowned university that attracts most competitive students and faculty from Taiwan and abroad. DAS is one of the core institutions of the Earth System Science in College of Science of NTU. DAS offers complete educational programs of atmospheric sciences from Bachelor to Ph. D. level and has various laboratories with excellent facilities for teaching and research in three major directions: (1) Dynamics and forecasting of severe weather; (2) Global change, climate dynamics, and air-sea/air-land interaction; (3) Physical/chemical processes of atmospheric phenomena and related environmental issues. Faculty and students of DAS are dynamic and forward-looking in pursuing academic excellence. The recruit of new faculty is expected to further strengthen research and teaching activities of DAS and to develop unique and creative study programs.

The basic salary will be 13.5 monthly salaries (up to 56K USD annual). Additional other benefits include the reputable national health service in Taiwan and other possible benefits. Outstanding candidates may also apply for various sources of additional stipends on competitive basis, include but not exclusive the following (Please check this link for more detail):

  • University Stipend for new faculty: 13K to 34K USD annual, up to three years.
  • Housing: University has dedicated housing for newly-recruit faculties to apply.
  • Ministry of Education (MOE) special ’Jade Mountain (YuShan)’ program (for exceptionally outstanding candidates, subject to internal and external review processes): up to 54K or 180K USD annual for different schemes, up to 5 years. For successful candidate, an extra administrative grant (up to 54K USD annual) will also be granted.
  • After completion of the above scheme, outstanding faculty can also apply for university stipend under the ‘flexible salary scheme’ on a competitive basis.

In addition, different research grants under Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and possible other funding sources are also available to apply, on a competition basis.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in atmospheric sciences or closely related fields, preferably with postdoctoral experience, cross-discipline research capability, and teaching experience. Application documents should be submitted online through the Academic Jobs Online(https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19240)by including (1) curriculum vitae with a complete publication list, (2) statement of research interests, (3) statement of teaching experience and interests, and (4) contact information of at least three references(indicate in the cover letter including name, title, affiliation, offical Email and phone). The application deadline is 31 December, 2021. Further information and inquiries can be addressed to

Faculty Search Committee
Department of Atmospheric Sciences,
National Taiwan University,
No.1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road,
Taipei 10617, Taiwan
Tel: +886-2-3366-3923
Fax: +886-2-2363-3642
E-mail: search@as.ntu.edu.tw