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The Department of Geography, National Taiwan University (NTU) is seeking applications for 1 to 2 tenure-track or tenured positions at all ranks beginning in February 2021. We invite applicants with a Ph.D. degree in geography or related disciplines, whose research will strengthen the department’s human/physical geography or GISceince programs. We are conducting a broad search and considering appointments in the following two research areas including, but not restricted to:
(1)Geographic information science and technology: including spatial thinking, spatial ontology, spatial data science, geo-computation, geo-AI, environmental remote sensing, and geovisualization.
(2)Physical geography and earth critical zone: including geomorphology and surface process, terrestrial biogeochemistry, monitoring and processes in the Earth Critical Zone (ECZ), natural hazards, and environmental resource conservation and management.
(3)Human geography and environmental studies: including local and regional development, culture, nature and society, regional studies and geography, human dimensions of environmental change.
Leadership in cutting-edge collaborative research within- and cross-departments, and strong commitments to teaching and mentoring are expected. For more information about the department, please see

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 60k USD annual salary. This include the standard monthly salaries and possible stipends and benefits include but not exclusively the following:
(1) University Stipend for new faculty: 15K to 30K USD annually up to three years.
(2) Grant stipend from government: 6K USD 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.

Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of application. Those who finish their study program, including the Ph.D. dissertation requirement, and expect to graduate by December 2020, but have not yet obtained the diploma may be considered as a qualified candidate, only on the condition with a confirmation from his/her Ph.D. adviser. Applicants should be proficient in lecturing in either English or Mandarin Chinese. To apply please submit the following materials in a package to the department chair, Professor Tzai-Hung Wen or by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by September 5, 2020: (1) a letter of application describing how he/she would contribute to the Department’s teaching and research programs; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a copy of PhD diploma; (4) a complete publication list; (5) recent selected publications (published after 2014) and a representative work (published after 2016); (6) a list of three referees. The applicant should be the first and/or corresponding author for the representative paper, which should be published in a SCI or SSCI indexed journal or refereed book/book chapter. We note that the application materials will not be returned to the applicants.

National Taiwan University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Professor Tzai-Hung Wen
Chair, Department of Geography
National Taiwan University
No. 1, Section 4, Roosevelt Road
Taipei, Taiwan 106
Tel: +886-2-33665820; Fax: +886-2-23622911
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