The  National Science and Technology Council​

Research Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences


Announcement for Post-Doctoral Research Fellows


June 16, 2022


The Research Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (RIHSS), funded by Taiwan’s National Science and Technology Council(NSTC), was established in 2012. RIHSS’s goals are to support academic research, provide services to academic communities, cultivate early-career scholars, and promote the development of the humanities and social sciences. RIHSS also serves as a platform for facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration.


RIHSS is pleased to announce the new post-doctoral research fellows program starting in January 2023.

  1. Eligibility: Taiwan nationals (Republic of China citizens), foreign nationals, and Hong Kong and Macao residents who have a doctoral degree in the humanities and social sciences, or prospective Ph. Ds who will pass an oral defense of the dissertation before the application deadline. All fields in humanities and social sciences are welcome. Non-native speakers please indicate the fluency level of Mandarin Chinese. Future research interests concerning one of the following topics are in particular encouraged: “sustainable development and environment humanities”, “multiculturalism and social diversity”, “international political economy”, “social media, democracy, and national security”.
  2. Available positions: 20.
  3. Salary: Salary standards follow regulations from the National Science and Technology Council, around 60,000~65,000 TWD per month.
  4. Term Employment Period: Starts on January 1 to December 31, 2023. Please note that the payment calculation begins on the first day on which the appointee is on duty with personal presence.
  5. Place of work: The Research Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (14F., No.97, Sec. 1, Roosevelt Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan)
  6. Scope of work:

1. Research and publish

2. Assist and participate in RIHSS activities and events

3. Present one academic lecture in public

  1. Application period: From August 1 to August 31, 2022. The deadline is at 12 noon on August 31, 2022. All application documents should be submitted to complete the application prior to the deadline.
  2.  How to apply: Applicants should provide the following documents as electronic files (numerically ordered and sorted by file names). Please send via email to Ms. Hui-Yin Chen<> by August 31, 2022, 12 noon (GMT+8), with the subject line “Application for Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, RIHSS_Your Name”. Applicants can contact Ms. Chen while not receiving a confirmation email 7 days after submission.
  1. Application Form(start from 2022/08/01-2022/08/31)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (including the list of publications)
  3. Statement of purpose, including future academic research and publication plans.
  4. Photocopy of Ph.D. diploma or temporary academic certification for prospective Ph.D. (see appendix)
  5. Full-text doctoral dissertation with Chinese and English abstracts, or the research monograph based on the revision of the dissertation. If the dissertation is not written in Chinese or English, please provide a synopsis in Chinese or English.
  6. No more than three other representative publications (please merge into a single electronic file).
  1. The result of the recruitment will be announced and all applicants will be notified by email in early December 2022
  2. Contact:

Ms. Hui-Yin Chen via email at < > or phone +886-2-2351-1099 extension 314 during office hours (9 am-5 pm).

  1. Related regulations: See Guidelines for Post-Doctoral Research Fellows





Appendix regarding Temporary Academic Certification



If candidates are prospective Ph. Ds whose Ph.D. diploma is not available at the time of application, a temporary academic certificate shall be submitted. After acceptance, an official Ph.D. diploma shall be provided before the formal beginning of the employment term.

  1. If the candidates have earned their doctoral degrees in Taiwan, they shall submit a document verifying that the dissertation committee has approved their doctoral degree and a provisional academic record verification document containing a record of their oral examination session issued by their academic department.
  2. If the candidates have earned their doctoral degrees abroad, they shall submit an English provisional academic record verification issued by their academic department to certify that they have passed their oral examination and dissertation review. A document written by advisors only is not accepted.




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