Faculty Positions in Department of Socoal and Policy Sciences Yuan Ze University

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences at Yuan Ze University in Taoyuan, Taiwan is pleased to announce that we are recruiting one or two full-time faculty members. The positions are open to applicants of all ranks, including assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor. The appointments will begin on February 01, 2024.

Qualifications of applicants:

1.    Hold a doctoral degree in social or policy sciences, or a relevant field from institutes recognized by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan;

2.    Able to teach courses in sociology, social work, social policy, or public policy in Mandarin or English;

3.    Capable of collaborating with colleagues to work on multidisciplinary research projects;

4.    Able to publish academic work in English.

Qualified applicants must send the following documents to the “Department of Social and Policy Sciences, Yuan Ze University, #135 Yuandong Rd., Zhongli District, Taoyuan 32003, Taiwan (or 臺灣桃園市中壢區遠東路135號   元智大學社會暨政策科學學系 in Mandarin)” by October 25, 2023.

1. Please download and complete the "YZU Faculty Qualification Form (DSPS)."

2.   Curriculum Vitae, which includes educational experiences since undergraduate studies, research experiences, and teaching experiences;

3. Cover letter detailing the applicant’s research and teaching interests and expertise;

4. Photocopy of the doctoral degree certificate or other certifying documents showing that the applicant can obtain the doctoral degree before the appointment;

5. Photocopy of the transcript showing the applicant's educational records;

6. Photocopy of the teacher’s certificate issued by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, if available;

7. Selective publications from the last five years, which may include the dissertation for applicants without full-time teaching experience;

8. Sample course syllabi for 3-5 courses (check the department course lists at http://sc.hs.yzu.edu.tw/content.aspx?id=7 and http://sc.hs.yzu.edu.tw/content.aspx?id=8);

9. Brief description of research plans in the near future;

10. Two recommendation letters.

Items 4 and 5 are required for applicants without full-time teaching experience. Foreign academic credentials and related certifications should be authenticated by Embassies and Missions abroad of Republic of China (Taiwan).

The department will invite shortlisted candidates to participate in a job interview and make a presentation in English. The applicants will be responsible for their travel costs. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Lee at +886-3-4638800 ext. 2161, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and look forward to receiving your applications. Thank you for considering Yuan Ze University as a potential employer.