Institute of Information Science
Recruitment - Research Fellows
The Institute of Information Science at Academia Sinica, Taiwan, R.O.C. has the following position openings: Assistant Research Fellows, Associate Research Fellows, and Research Fellows (equivalent to the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professors), preferably in areas related to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Academia Sinica is the national academic research institution in Taiwan. Led by Dr. James C. Liao, a world-renowned scientist and the chief scientific advisor to the R.O.C. government, Academia Sinica conducts research on a broad spectrum of subjects in science and humanities. The Institute of Information Science is committed to quality research in computer and information science. There are over 300 full-time postdoctoral fellows and research assistants (mostly with master degree) working with a faculty of 41 research fellows on various projects. Excellent computing facilities and lab spaces are available for dedicated long term research. Current research activities are focused on Algorithms and Computation Theory, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography, Bioinformatics, Chinese Information Processing, Data Mining, Formal Methods, Multimedia, Computer Systems and Networking.

There are two International Ph.D. programs hosted by IIS, one in Bioinformatics and the other in Social Networks and Human Centered Computing.

All candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in computer science or closely related fields with good research background and publication records. Salary is based on individual qualification. Additional compensation up to 60% for the first two to three years is available for applicants with exceptional qualifications. In addition to the budgeted research funding supported within Academia Sinica, external funding from government agencies and industry-sponsored institutions is also available.

All candidates should send a detailed curriculum vita, copies of selected publications, at least 2 recommendation letters, and a doctoral degree certificate or a letter indicating expected completion date of the degree requirement to:
Dr. Tyng-Lu Liu, Deputy Director
Institute of Information Science
Academia Sinica
Nankang 115, Taipei, Taiwan
TEL: 886-2-2788-3799 ext.1551

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