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Director, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

National Health Research Institutes (NHRI)
Zhunan, Miaoli
Closing date
14 Jul 2023

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Applied Science, Biomedicine, Clinical, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Director, Head of Department
Employment - Hours
Full time
Fixed term

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Director, National Institute of Cancer Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Director of National Institute of Cancer Research (NICR) at the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan.

 The National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan is a non-profit and mission-oriented biomedical research institute in Taiwan. Its mission is to advance medical and health research and improve people’s health and well-being. As one of NHRI’s prestigious research units, NICR is tasked to integrating and coordinating basic and clinical research to facilitate the development of innovative strategies for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of prevalent cancers in Taiwan. For more background information regarding this position and the Institute can be found at the website:

The Director is responsible for supervision of all intramural programs (including clinical, basic research, and training) within the institute, as well as for research collaboration with other divisions and institutions. Prospective candidates should have strong organizational, communicative, and administrative skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with others at all levels inside and outside of NHRI. Applicants should have an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in biomedical sciences with a demonstrated record of productive and independent research program in cancer, including translational aspects.

Familiarity with Taiwan’s scientific and medical community, proficiency in Chinese language, the ability to work effectively in Taiwan’s research environment are preferred.

Interested applicants are requested to submit a complete Curriculum Vitae and a brief statement of research expertise, administrative experience, and vision or plan for the development of the Institute (one or two pages). In addition, please arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Search Committee for

The Director of the National Institute of Cancer Research

Department of Research Planning and Development

National Health Research Institutes

35 Keyan Road, Zhunan, Miaoli County 35053, Taiwan


Contact Person: Ms. Joyce Hsu (e-mail:

For full consideration, the application should be received by July 10, 2023. The position is open till a successful candidate is selected. Submitted materials will not be returned.

NHRI is an equal opportunity employer. Women and non-Taiwanese citizens are encouraged to apply.

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