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

  • Date: 2022-08-02
  • Update: 2022-08-02
  • Source: 國家衛生研究院
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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 National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), Taiwan is a non-profit and mission-oriented biomedical research institute in Taiwan.  Its mission is to advance medical and health research and improve people's health and well-being.  As one of NHRI's prestigious research units, the Institute of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research focuses on developing novel medicines and technologies, establishing world-class drug R&D technologies, promoting collaborative network with partners that leads to novel drug R&D.  For more background information regarding this position and the Institute can be found at the website:

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 October 1, 2022. The position is open till a successful candidate is selected. Submitted materials will not be returned.

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