The Board of Trustees of the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) is seeking a Director to lead and develop the facilities, including Taiwan Photon Source (TPS), Taiwan Light Source (TLS) and Center’s experimental facilities abroad, plus scientific programs. The candidate should be a scientific leader with extensive executive experience and ready to provide strategic vision and to secure the funding. The candidates should have outstanding scientific accomplishments with strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese.
NSRRC is a government funded national research laboratory with its first accelerator TLS made available to researchers since 1993. In 2016, TPS, a 3rd generation 3-GeV light source and one of the world’s brightest synchrotron X-ray sources, opened to users. The facilities serve over 2,300 users annually. In addition, NSRRC is in charge of the operation of two Taiwan beamlines at SPring-8, Japan and a cold-neutron triple-axis spectrometer, SIKA, located at Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO), Australia.
The position offers an initial 4-year full-time contract, which is renewable, with full benefits specified according to NSRRC HR Policy and Guidelines.
Job site: Hsinchu, Taiwan
Salary is offered according to NSRRC HR Policy and Guidelines
Date of hiring: August 1, 2018
Candidates should meet one of the following qualifications:
Academician of Academia Sinica
Individual with internationally recognized achievements in science and technology
Individual with special expertise and recognized achievements in synchrotron radiation-based research and technology
NSRRC welcomes applications and nominations. The following documents of candidates are required:
NSRRC Director Candidate Information Form
List of publications
The required documents can be forwarded (post dated before Feb. 28, 2018)
via E-mail to Dr. Chia-Hung Hsu [firstname.lastname@example.org ] or
by registered mail to
Attn: Director Search Committee, NSRRC
101 Hsin-Ann Rd., Hsinchu Science Park
Hsinchu 30076, Taiwan
By submitting the applications and documents (hereinafter referred to as Information), the candidates agree that NSRRC is permitted to provide said Information to the search committee and designated personnel appointed by the NSRRC Board of Trustees, and the background check. Personal information provided by the candidates will be carefully guarded in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act (Taiwan) and will not be used beyond the purpose of this recruiting process.
國家同步輻射研究中心主任候選人資料表(NSRRC Director Candidate Information Form)