• Title:Full-Time Faculity Position
  • Post date:2019-01-22


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
in Social Work/Social Welfare
National Chengchi University

The Graduate Institute of Social Work, National Chengchi University in Taiwan, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Work/Social Welfare at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professorship.

Responsibilities include teaching courses at the graduate level in Long-Term Care, Aging and Social Policy, Family Policy, or Gender and Social Welfare Policy.

The position starting date is August 1st, 2019.

  • Teaching
    • Teaching courses in above-mentioned courses and other Social Work/Social Welfare courses at the graduate level 
    • Supervising and advising graduate students
  • Scholarly Research
    • Maintaining an innovative, independent, productive, externally funded research agenda
  • Service
    • Participating in the academic life of the Graduate Institute
    • Service to the Graduate Institute, College of Social Science, profession and community
  • Ph.D. in Social Work/Social Welfare (Applicants for the Assistant level must receive the diploma by the date of appointment or within three months thereafter)
  • A record of excellence in research, demonstrated through publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees
  • A record of excellence in teaching, demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference
  • A strong command of oral and written skill in both Mandarin and English is required


Assistant Professor Level
  • Highly talented and merited researchers (beyond their post-doc phase preferred) yet still at their early academic career
  • Has shown potential, initiative, and innovation in research and teaching
Associate/Full Professor Level
  • A distinguished academic career and an established international reputation in their fields
  • An excellent publications record
  • Success in acquiring external research funding
  • Active members of academic and societal networks
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications received by March 26, 2019 are ensured full consideration.

All applications are to be submitted in both electronic and printed format.
  • Electronically through email to chenyufn@nccu.edu.tw
  • One printed copy of application materials posted to the Graduate Institute of Social Work, National Chengchi University, No.64, Section2, Zhi-Nan Road, Taipei, Taiwan

Please be sure to include all required documents before submitting your application. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

For Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Applicants:
  • Cover letter addressing qualifications, and a description of research and/or practice experience, as well as a teaching and research statement
  • CV/Resume (including lists of publications)
  • Copies of diploma of the highest degree
  • Copies of graduate transcripts
  • Reprints of selected (maximum 3) empirical research publications within the past five years
  • Reprints of course syllabus (minimum 2)
  • Two letters of professional references, addressed to Professor Li-Yu Song, Chair of the faculty Recruitment Committee, and sent/emailed directly to chenyufn@nccu.edu.tw

For Assistant level Applicants, Also:
  • A copy of your doctoral dissertation

Applicants who are certified by the Taiwan Ministry of Education as Teachers at the University level, please submit a copy of your Teacher’s Certificate.

National Chengchi University (NCCU國立政治大學) is one of the most prestigious and prominent universities in Taiwan. The University has nine colleges with nearly 16,000 students and 1,900 employees, 321 of which are professors. The campus is located in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Graduate Institute of Social Work is a unit with six talented professors, one department secretary, and 80 full-time students, including Doctoral students and Master’s students. Currently, our unit has built great reputation within Taiwan and international academic society in varieties of fields. We offer a wide range of courses covering direct social work practices, social administration, and social policy analysis and planning. Our aim is to contribute to research and teaching in social work. We expect to cultivate outstanding social workers, social administrators, scholars, and managers of non-governmental organizations with professional knowledge, skills, and broad visions.

Any inquiries about this position call or email:
Yu-fen Chen,
Graduate Institute Administrative Specialist
Office: +886 229397237
Email: chenyufn@nccu.edu.tw.

For more information about the department, please see the Graduate Institute of Social Work website (https://socialwork.nccu.edu.tw/main.php).

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