Outstanding Junior Physicists of Physical Society of Taiwan
Approved May 4, 2016 by the Division of Academy
Approved June 25, 2016 by the Executive Board of Directors
Reported June 25, 2016 to the Board of Directors for future reference
Approved April 28, 2018 by the Division of Academy
Approved June 16, 2018 by the Executive Board of Directors
Approved June 16, 2018 by the Board of Directors and Supervisors
Approved December 8, 2018 by the Division of Academy
Approved December 8, 2018, by the Board of Directors and Supervisors
Approved June 14, 2022 by the Division of Academy
To recognize junior researchers for their outstanding achievement in physics research, the Physical Society of Taiwan (TPS) establishes the award for Outstanding Junior Physicists of Physical Society of Taiwan.
Candidates must be members of the TPS and meet the following qualification requirements:
2.1 Holding a full-time position in a research institute or a public/private university or college in the country (excluding post-doctoral positions), with Associate Professorship/Fellowship or equivalent rank and below
2.2 Under the age of 42. (Age is calculated as of September 1 of the year of application. The age limit for female applicants will be extended by 2-year per child and the childbirth document must be included with the application.)
2.3 Not having received the Outstanding Research Award of the Ministry of Science and Technology or the Ta-You Wu Memorial Award.
3.Applications are open to candidates from July 1 and August 31 every year. Applications should be submitted to the Division of Academy of the TPS. Qualified candidates may be invited to apply by the Division of Academy of the TPS.
4.1 The review committee consisting of 9 to 11 experts will be established by the Division of Academy of the TPS and chaired by the Director of the Division of Academy.
4.2 The review committee, based on the reports of experts in the relevant fields both from abroad and within the country, will then make a list of recommended candidates to the Board of Directors of the TPS following the preliminary and final reviews of the committee. The list of candidates will be subsequently announced after approval by the Board of Directors.
The recipient of the Award will receive a plaque and a NTD 100,000 prize in the annual TPS meeting.
6.1 The Award is limited to two recipients a year in principle.
6.2 The Award can only be conferred once for any individual recipient.
6.3 If a recipient of the Award is found to have violated academic integrity, actions will be taken in accordance with the Guidelines for Handling and Investigating Research Misconduct of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
7.The Regulations herein become effective after being adopted by the Division of Academy and subsequently the Board of Directors of the TPS. Revisions to the Regulations are subject to the same procedures.