College of Science
Department of Physics Regulations for New Faculty Evaluation
Approved by the 7yh Department General Meeting on April 28, 2000, School Year 88.
Reviewed and approved by the 6th College Faculty Evaluation Committee Meeting on May 3, 2000, School Year 88.
Amended and approved by the 1st Department General Meeting on August 25, 2008, School Year 97.
I. The present regulations are established based on Article 3, Paragraph 5 of “National Sun Yat-sen University College of Science Department of Physics Regulations for Faculty Appointment.”
II. New faculty members (professors not included) must undergo two stages of evaluation prior to promotions. The first stage shall be submitted two and a half years following appointments, and the second stage four and a half years following appointments. Applicants are required to independently prepare and submit all documents required for the first and second stages of evaluation to the faculty evaluation committee. Applicants shall forfeit their reapplication eligibility if documents are not submitted following notifications from relevant authorities.
III. The evaluation criteria for the first stage are as follows:
A. Newly appointed faculty members must present their research findings at a thematic conference held by the university.
B. Newly appointed faculty members must submit written reports involving their research findings and research progress.
Evaluation is handled by several committee members with relevant specializations elected by the department chair. The evaluation results are announced by the department chair in writing.
IV. The evaluation criteria for the first second stage are as follows:
A. Faculty members must participate in a Ministry of Science and Technology research project each year.
B. Faculty members must each receive two host fees from the Ministry of Science and Technology within five years or publish five works in domestic or international SCI journals within five years.
C. Faculty members responsible for experiments must establish their own research experiment laboratories.
D. Faculty members must satisfy basic teaching and service requirements and show adequate teaching competencies.
Newly appointed candidates that fail evaluations may be approved for non-renewal of appointments with two-thirds votes in a meeting with no less than three-quarters of the committee members present. Newly appointed candidates that fail evaluations are
V. The present regulations shall be implemented following approvals of department general meetings and submission to the College of Science Faculty Evaluation Committee for documentation. The same procedure shall be carried out when amendments are to be made.