National Health Research Institutes (NHRI)

Miaoli County, Taiwan

Position Open

Director, Center for Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan 

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

The missions of the Center include translational research on neuropsychiatric disorders and drug addiction, development of treatment strategies for major neuropsychiatric disorders and drug addiction in Taiwan, and training of the next generation of neuropsychiatrists. The Director is responsible for supervision and coordination of research programs within the Center, as well as for research collaboration with other sections of NHRI and outside institutions.  Prospective candidates should have strong organizational, communicative, and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with others at all levels inside and outside of NHRI.  Applicants should have a doctorate degree in biomedical sciences or related research fields and demonstrate a successful record of conducting and/or leading relevant interdisciplinary research.

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

Interested applicants are requested to submit a complete curriculum vitae, as well as a statement of research expertise, administrative experience, and vision or plan for the development of the Center (one or two pages). In addition, please arrange three letters of reference to be sent to:

Search Committee for The Director of the Center for Neuropsychiatric 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 May 15, 2019.  The position is open until a successful candidate is selected.  Submitted materials will not be returned.

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

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

Please apply via recruiter’s website.