Two faculty positions (European cultures/Cultural tourism) available at The Graduate Institute of European Cultures and Tourism

Poster:Post date:2019-05-03

The Graduate Institute of European Cultures and Tourism (GIECT) in the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) invites applications for two faculty positions, one for a full-time assistant professor or above, and one for a contract assistant professor. Applicants should specialize in either cultural tourism or an Arts/Humanities discipline at large, with a focus on Europe. Candidates who can complement or expand existing faculty expertise are preferred.


I. Position description


The appointees will be responsible for teaching courses (in Chinese or English) in GIECT’s curriculum at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels (no less than 6 hours/week). They will also be required to direct theses, serve on various university and department committees, and engage in other administrative work. The position will start on February 1st, 2020, pending approval by NTNU’s president. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with the candidates’ qualifications. Initial salaries range approximately from 955,000 NTD per annum (ca. 31,800 USD; subject to exchange rates) for assistant professors to 1,350,000 NTD per annum (ca. 45,000 USD; subject to exchange rates) for full professors. Other benefits include family health insurance, research grants and awards (on a competitive basis).


II. Basic qualifications


1. Except for candidates who graduated after May 2017 and have not previously held a full-time position in a university, applicants must fulfill one of the following requirements:

(1) Publication of at least one book or monograph after May 2016; 

(2) Publication of at least two articles after May 2016 in journals listed in the Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Taiwan Social Sciences Citation Index, or Taiwan Humanities Citation Index, where the applicant is the first author or the corresponding author;

(3) Holding two projects from Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology after May 2016.

2. The candidates should be capable of offering language courses in French or Spanish.

3. The candidates applying for the full-time position should have minimum two-year teaching, research, or work experience in related fields if their PhD degree was awarded by NTNU.


Ⅲ. Application procedure


The candidates should submit hard or digital copies of the following documents:

(1) a cover letter;

(2) a curriculum vita;

(3) a copy of the PhD diploma;
            (4) proof of experience (copies of teaching credentials, certificates, licenses, etc.);

(5) a list of publications;

(6) copies of representative publication (reviewer comments and proof of approval  

      of publication of a monograph, and proves of I journal articles are required);

(7) syllabi for three courses included in the GIECT curriculum; for the

      curriculum, please refer to


(8) two recommendation letters mailed directly to GIECT director.


All application materials must be sent by email to ylhsieh@ntnu.edu.tw or by post to:

Director Hsueh-i Chen

4F, BoAi Building, No.129, Heping East Road Section 1

Taipei, Taiwan

Application materials must be received no later than Aug, 7th, 2019.


Ⅳ. Contact information

Linda Hsieh, Secretary of GIECT    




For more information, please refer to GIECT website: http://www.giect.ntnu.edu.tw/en/

and NTNU Personnel Office: http://hr.ntnu.edu.tw/


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