Position Open: Director of Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine at National Health Research Institutes

  • Date: 2022-06-20
  • Update: 2022-06-20
  • Source: 國家衛生研究院
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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 Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine focuses on the areas of biomaterials and regenerative medicine, biomedical imaging, nano-medicine, and bioelectronics; and it performs translational research in close collaboration with clinical institutions.  For more background information regarding this position and the Institute can be found at the website:

NHRI invites applications for Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine.  The Director is responsible for overseeing 1) the promotion of basic research in biomedical engineering and nanomedicine related fields, 2) the administration of preclinical imaging facility in NHRI, 3) the training and mentorship of graduate students and future leaders in biomedical engineering, 4) the recruitment of outstanding investigators, and 5) collaboration with other sections of NHRI and with industrial partners.

The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D., M.D., or both; a demonstrated record of successful funding and quality publications in peer reviewed journals; strong leadership and mentoring experiences; and the desire to further develop a nationally outstanding collaborative research effort.  Candidate must have a background or research in biomedical engineering and nanomedicine.  Prospective candidates are also expected to demonstrate proficiency in Chinese language, familiarity with scientific and medical community to work effectively in Taiwan, to develop effective strategic plan and to lead a productive multidisciplinary team.

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 Biomedical Engineering and Nanomedicine
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 August 20, 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.