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Opening position for the Dean of School of Biomedical Science and Engineering at National Yang-Ming University



The National Yang-Ming University (NYMU) seeks candidates for the position of Dean of the School of Biomedical Science and Engineering. In response to the dynamic landscape of higher education, s/he must advance the goals and reputation of the School at the regional, national and international levels. The Dean must also show a commitment to diversity among students and faculty.


Training of professional medical technologists, physical therapists and radiologists are the main goals of the undergraduate programs in this school. Emphases of the corresponding graduate programs are placed on advanced education of biotechnological investigators, promoting the professional of physical therapy, radiation therapy, medical imaging, and biophotonics and science.


Additionally, the Institute of Biomedical Engineering seeks to educate students to reach leading positions in the multidisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering, including medical electronics, biomechanics and biomaterials. The Department of Physical Therapy and Assistive Technology and the Institute of Biophotonics Engineering are two more recent additions to the School focusing on the frontiers of multidisciplinary research in applying advanced science, engineering, and technologies to solve the most challenging biomedical problems, including disease prevention, non-invasive early detection, therapy, and rehabilitation.


There are approximately 1100 students and 65 faculty members who comprise the School of Biomedical Science and Engineering share a commitment to excellence. We have about 124-136 million NT-dollars of research grant in these 3 years. We seek to accelerate our scholarly and educational contributions to high-quality built and visual environments, while maintaining the sense of community, supportive interactions, and exceptional teaching that characterize the School.


Anticipation to the Dean


·    Provides leadership, strategy, and vision to the School of Biomedical Science and Engineering that aligns with the University mission and strategy


·    Fosters collaboration among faculty and staff, and supports a positive scholarly environment that values and rewards excellence in teaching, research, industry-linkage and societal service


·    Administers and coordinates the budget for the School


·    Provides direction and oversight of School personnel and resources


Required Qualifications


·    Scholarly credentials or professional achievement that meet the standards for tenure and appointment at the rank of full professor in the School of Biomedical Science and Engineering


·    A successful record of administrative leadership


·    Experience and knowledge of issues relevant to higher education


·    Preferentially, but not necessarily, with Mandarin proficiency


Regulations of Application


·    Self-recommendation or recommend others, please attach the letter of consent of the referrals


·    Candidates should provide CV with basic information, educational background, experience, publications, academic awards, honors, and the letter of recommendation of your own or others recommend


How to Apply


The position is available on August 1, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to send their materials to the address below before March 31, 2015. All applications/nominations will remain confidential until on-campus interviews are scheduled.


Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be submitted to:


NYMU Dean of Biomedical Science and Engineering Committee


Professor Syu, Wan-Jr


No.155, Sec.2, Linong Street, Taipei, 112 TAIWAN (R.O.C.)


or E-mail to


TEL: +886-2-28267300


FAX: +886-2-28236027




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