National Taiwan University

Position ID: 1094-TTAPNTUMATH [#18284]
Position Title: Tenured/Tenure-Track Positions at Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Taipei, Taipei 10617, Taiwan [map]
Application Deadline: 2021/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/09/23, finished 2022/07/02, listed until 2022/03/23)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Institute of Applied Mathematical Sciences at National Taiwan University invite applications for several openings at the levels of tenure­-track or non-­tenure-­track assistant, associate and full professors. The positions begin from August 1, 2022 and are open for the research areas of 
  • pure mathematics, and 
  • computational and applied mathematics, probability and financial mathematics, and 
  • quantum computation. 
  • (For statistical sciences and data science, please refer to the advertisement at

    Candidates for professorships should have strong commitment to research and teaching. The applicants must be able to conduct high-quality teaching either in Mandarin or in English. Teaching in Mandarin is not required. The annual salary will be 13.5 monthly salaries. For junior positions, the annual salary is composed of various resources, and could be up to 80k USD annual salary. This include the standard monthly salaries and possible stipends and benefits include but not exclusively the following: 

  •  The prize for Departmental Junior Fellow for young scholars with great performance in research and teaching, which awards 13k to 40k USD annually in addition to salary for up to five years.
  •  Departmental Housing Stipend of 10k USD annually up to three years. University Stipend for new faculty: 15k to 30k USD annually up to three years. 
  • Grant stipend from government: 6k annually with a grant, outstanding candidates may also eligible to apply for special programs of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Science and Technology with extra stipend and grants. Detailed regulations can be found in our hiring webpage ;
  • It is well known that compared with the living quality, the living expense in Taiwan is very low (See ). In the Quality of Life Index, Taiwan places first for the fourth time (see ). The medical level in Taiwan is on the world leading level, while the medical expense & insurance system is well known affordable ( . Also, its defense against the Covid-19 pandemic has been quite successful(See or According to OSAC 2016 safety report Overall Crime and Safety Situation was classified as low criminality. According to Economist Intelligence Unit, Taiwan was ranked 5th in Asia in the global democracy index in 2019, and ranked 31st in the global rankings of 167 countries and territories, moving up one slot since 2018. The national basic education in Taiwan is 12 years education, and the tuition of public education is very affordable. The system produces creative students with high performance in the world, especially in mathematics and science. For candidates who cannot speak Mandarin, it is not a problem to live in Taiwan with English.

    A teaching load is up to 3 courses per year, and it may be reduced to 2 courses per year for the first 3 years.

    Applicants are encouraged to identify a faculty member(s) of interest for collaboration in their cover letter. A detailed description of the department and information on specific faculty research programs are available on the department website at:

    Applicants for all positions please send a letter of application, an up-­to-­date curriculum vitae, recent publications, a research plan and three letters of recommendation to the email address:

    or to the postal address:

    Recruiting Committee Department of Mathematics National Taiwan University No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road Taipei 10617 Taiwan 

     Applicants please specify on the letter of application the position(s) they are applying for. Those applications received by December 31, 2021 will be fully considered for the position starting from August 1, 2022. It is also encouraged to apply earlier for possible early process. For more information please consult the website at

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Recruiting Committee Department of Mathematics National Taiwan University No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road Taipei
10617 Taiwan
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