National Health Research Institutes (NHRI)


National Health Research Institutes (NHRI)

Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan

Position Open

Director, Institute of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

Applicants and nominations are invited for the position of Director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research at the National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan.

The Director is responsible for supervision of research and development programs within the institute, as well as collaborations with other sections of NHRI and with academic and industrial partners. Eligible applicants should have a doctorate (Ph.D. and/or M.D.) degree with a demonstrated record of productive, interdisciplinary research in drug discovery, development, and related experiences in biotechnology, as well as knowledge in international drug discovery field. Prospective candidates are also expected to have strong organizational, administrative, communicative and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated abilities to lead a productive multidisciplinary team and to develop effective strategic plan.

Familiarity with Taiwan’s scientific and medical community, proficiency in Chinese language, the ability to work effectively in Taiwan’s research environment and experience in pharmaceutical related business 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 Institute of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical 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 August 23, 2020. The position is open till a successful candidate is selected. Submitted materials will not be returned.

Background information regarding this position and the Institute can be found at the web site:

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

Apply with CV and Cover Letter

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