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Employment Information_2017 [2016]



The Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C., offers positions at the post-doctoral, assistant, associate and full research fellow levels in all fields of mathematics.
The duration of these positions varies depending on the type of the position. Appointment of full research fellow automatically carries tenure, while that of an assistant research fellow is normally contract-based for up to 5 years and subsequently subject to review for possible tenure.

Applicants for postdoctoral positions should have obtained their PhD degrees within the last five years. However, applicants who have completed their PhD degrees in mathematics in the last three years as of September 1, 2017, and who possess outstanding research records are invited to apply for the research scholar position, which is a position for 4-5 years at the post-doctoral level. There is no teaching obligation and this provides an opportunity to conduct research either independently or as part of a research team in a quality environment. For details on specific institute members and their research interests, please visit

All applications must be filed online at A complete application should contain curriculum vitae including a publication list, a doctoral degree certificate, a description of research plan, copies of representative publications and three signed letters of recommendation. Application materials may also be mailed to:

Hiring Committee, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, 6F, Astronomy-Mathematics Building, No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 10617, Taiwan.

Deadline for Applications:
December 31, 2016 for regular research fellow positions
May 31, 2017 for postdoctoral positions
Applications received after this date may still be considered at the discretion of the hiring committee. Please address inquiries to