Apple may set up iPhone research center in nation
CNATAIPEI--Apple Inc. is recruiting engineers in Taiwan as part of its efforts to set up a new research center in the country for the development of iPhones and other new products, the tech news website VR-Zone Chinese reported.
August 10, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
Apple will begin hiring in September and is looking for both experienced and junior engineers as well as management staff for the new center, VR-Zone reported, citing internal communications by Apple.
The U.S. technology giant has not advertised these positions, which include engineers for hardware, panel process and optics, mechanical, materials, testing and product safety, according to the report.
The news has not been confirmed by Apple yet, the website said.
Meanwhile, Taiwan's Business Next magazine reported Thursday that some local engineers recently received a message from Apple on the social networking site LinkedIn regarding recruitment for a research team in Taipei.
Some engineers working with chip designer MediaTek Inc. and flat panel maker AU Optronics Corp. also received the message, which said that several Apple executives in charge of recruitment will come to Taipei in September to conduct job interviews, according to the magazine.