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the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan


Submission Deadline: June 25, 2018

The Institute of Sociology at Academia Sinica invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or full Research Fellow levels (equivalent to Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor). Applicants in all research areas of sociology and related fields are welcome to apply.

Without teaching load, Research Fellows of IOS are expected to develop original research, carry it out, and publish it in journals or in books.

Qualifications and Requirements

1.  Applicants must have a doctoral degree in sociology or related disciplines. Good comprehension of Chinese is required. Applicants who expect to pass their final (oral) examination of doctoral dissertation by September 30, 2018 are encouraged to apply.

2.  Applicants should obtain an exclusive account and password by email ( to file their application online.

3.  Interested applicants should send the following materials to the Institute by June 25, 2018:

(1)    Curriculum vitae (please indicate the rank that you are applying for);

(2)    Written statement of current research interests and future research plan (no more than three pages);

(3)    Doctoral diploma or document indicating the expected date of your final examination and conferral date of your degree;

(4)    Complete dissertation if degree was received after June 2013 (dissertation drafts if degrees are not yet conferred) and graduate school transcripts;

(5)    Samples of academic publications (of your choosing);

For the above five items, please send us four hard copies and the electronic files (upload or via CD).

(6)    Three recommendation letters (mailed directly by referees).

4.  All the materials are used for this application only, and will not be returned to the applicants.

Inquiry and Contact: Prof. Gwo-Shyong Shieh,


Institute of Sociology

Academia Sinica, Nankang

Taipei 11529, Taiwan

Tel: 886-2-2652-5064  /  Fax: 886-2-2652-5060



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