Director Search

Institute of Biomedical Sciences
Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Academia Sinica, Taiwan, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS).


Academia Sinica, the preeminent academic institution in Taiwan, is devoted to basic and applied research in all areas of mathematics and physical sciences, life sciences, and humanities and social sciences. The 46 full time faculty of the IBMS are engaged in high impact basic and translational research that addresses global and local biomedical needs. Current research efforts of the IBMS cover 4 broad disease areas: Neuroscience, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases, Infectious Disease & Immunology, and Cancer. The IBMS is well funded and equipped with modern research facilities. For details about Academia Sinica and IBMS, please consult the respective websites: https://www.sinica.edu.tw/en & https://www.ibms.sinica.edu.tw/


Interested candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree, a distinguished record of academic scholarship, diverse experiences in university and professional service, and a plan to pursue high impact research. The successful candidate will be expected to build on the existing strengths of the institute, develop new research thrusts, promote biomedical sciences, and provide intellectual leadership in life science research in Taiwan.


Applications and nominations, including complete curriculum vitae and a cover letter, should be submitted electronically to the IBMS Director Search Committee (ibms_search@ibms.sinica.edu.tw). Candidates with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Chinese is not required. Applications/nominations will be accepted through 2022/10/17, or until the position is filled.