Faculty Qualification

Qualification

Requirement

Scholarly Academics

  • Scholarly Academics (SA) is only considered for participating faculty members with a Doctoral degree. SA is granted to newly hired participating faculty member who earned PhD within the last five years directly.
  • The requirement to sustain a status is 5 points for a faculty at the Assistant Professor and Lecturer level, 8 points for Associate professor, and 12 points for Professor.
  • The academic and professional engagement activities that contribute and count towards the SA status are listed below:
    1. Academic articles in peer-reviewed journals (PRJ), 1 to 8 points each based on the impact factor of the journal and the order of authorship (see the faculty promotion regulation);
    2. Book chapters or research article, 1 point each;
    3. Textbook, 2 points each;
    4. Business cases, 2 points each;
    5. Patents, 2 points each;
    6. Editorships of academic journals, 4 points for Editor-in-Chief, 3 points for Associate editor, 2 points for editorial board members;
    7. Leadership positions in recognized academic societies and associations, 2-3 points;
    8. Research awards, 3-8 points
    9. Academic fellow status, 5 points.

Practitioner Academics

  • Practice Academics (PA) is only considered for participating faculty members with a Doctoral degree. PA is granted to faculty members under internships to Government or listed/OTC company directly.
  • The requirement to sustain a status is 5 points for a faculty at the Assistant Professor and Lecturer level, 8 points for Associate professor, and 12 points for Professor.
  • The academic and professional engagement activities that contribute and count towards the PA status are listed below:
    1. Academic articles in peer-reviewed journals (PRJ), 1 to 8 points each based on the impact factor of the journal and the order of authorship (see the faculty promotion regulation);
    2. Book chapters or research article, 1 point each;
    3. PI of research or consultancy projects, 1 point for each $1 million TWD, with minimum 1 point for a project;
    4. Professional reports or project reports, 1 point each;
    5. Supervision of students with thesis based on a real world case, 1 point each;
    6. Patents, 2 points each;
    7. Consultant of a government department or company, 2 points each;
    8. Services on board of directors of a company, 2 points each;
    9. Leadership positions in recognized academic societies and associations, 2-3 points each;
    10. Leadership positions in professional associations, 2-3 points each;
    11. Documented continuing professional education experiences (e.g. short courses in Harvard, Babson), 1 point each.

Scholarly Practitioners

  • Scholarly Practitioners (SP) is only considered for supporting faculty members with a Master degree or strong professional experience in depth, duration, sophistication, and complexity.
  • The requirement to sustain a status is 5 points for a faculty at the Assistant Professor and Lecturer level, 8 points for Associate professor, and 12 points for Professor.
  • The academic and professional engagement activities that contribute and count towards the SP status are listed below:
    1. Academic articles in peer-reviewed journals (PRJ), 1 to 8 points each based on the impact factor of the journal and the order of authorship (see the faculty promotion regulation);
    2. Book chapters or research article, 1 point each;
    3. Articles in a professional magazine, 1 point each;
    4. Conference proceedings papers, 1 point each (maximum 50% of total points);
    5. Textbook, 2 points each;
    6. Business cases, 2 points each;
    7. Patents, 2 points each;
    8. Editorships of academic journals, 4 points for Editor-in-Chief, 3 points for Associate editor, 2 points for editorial board member;
    9. Editorships of professional magazine, 3 points for Editor-in-Chief, 2 points for Associate editor, 1 points for editorial board member;
    10. Leadership positions in recognized academic societies and associations, 2-3 points;
    11. Research awards, 3- 8 points;
    12. Academic fellow status, 5 points.

Instructional Practitioners

  • Instructional Practitioners (IP) is only considered for supporting faculty members with a Master degree or strong professional experience in depth, duration, sophistication, and complexity.
  • The requirement to sustain a status is 5 points for a faculty at the Assistant Professor and Lecturer level, 8 points for Associate professor, and 12 points for Professor.
  • The professional engagement activities and experiences that contribute and count towards the IP status are listed below:
    1. PI of research or consultancy projects, 1 point for each $1 million TWD, with minimum 1 point for a project;
    2. Professional reports or project reports, 1 point each;
    3. Patent, 2 points each;
    4. Consultancy of a government department or company, 2 points each;
    5. Services on board of directors of a company, 2 points each;
    6. Working experiences at the senior director or higher management level, such as General Managers, Chairperson of the Board, 1 point for each year;
    7. Leadership positions in professional associations, 2-3 points each;
    8. Professional certifications in the area of teaching, 2 points each.