CfA: Full-Time Researcher Position, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica


Submission Deadline: June 30, 2023

1. Position:
Researcher, open rank (Research Fellow, Associate Research Fellow, or Assistant Research Fellow). This is a tenure-track research position (ranks corresponding to full professor, associate professor, or assistant professor in the university system) exempt from teaching duties.

2. Field: Modern history.

3. Qualifications:
a) The applicant must have a Ph.D. in relevant fields or confirmation that will receive Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2024.
b) Chinese comprehension sufficient for academic work.
c) For application qualifications, please refer to Articles 8 and 9 of the Organization Regulations of the Research Institutes of Academia Sinica. (
d) According to the “Act Governing Relations between the People of the Taiwan Area and the Mainland Area,” this position is currently not open to citizens of the People’s Republic of China.

4. Application materials:
a) Detailed curriculum vitae (including field specializations and language abilities) plus a complete list of academic publications.
b) Ph.D. diploma or letter from thesis advisor confirming that the applicant will receive the Ph.D. degree by June 30, 2024.
c) At most five academic publications, including Ph.D. dissertation if applicable but not book reviews. For publications in languages other than Chinese and English, please attach a Chinese or English abstract.
d) Three letters of recommendation.
e) Research proposal (maximum five pages).

5. Application Procedures: Please complete the Institute of Modern History (IMH) online application form (

6. Deadline: June 30, 2023.

7. Submission of Application Materials:
a) Please post a hard copy of your application materials (except for recommendation letters) to Ms. Wen-yeh Huang before the deadline.
    i   Address: Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Road, Section 2, Nankang, Taipei 115201, Taiwan
    ii  Tel: 886-2-2789-8201
    iii Fax: 886-2-2789-8221
b) Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Ms. Wen-yeh Huang via e-mail ( or regular mail before the deadline.

8. Appointment procedures should follow the “Organizational Regulations of Academia Sinica Institutes” and relevant regulations.

9. The successful applicant will enjoy annual individual research funds, health care (through national health insurance) and pension benefits, and assistance with relocation and housing where appropriate. Remuneration is based on seniority and performance, and is competitive in terms of local purchasing power.