DGIST invites applicants for full-time, tenure track faculty positions.

Salary, rank, and other compensations are commensurate with qualifications and experiences.
September 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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Other Corporate
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DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology) invites applicants for full-time, tenure track faculty positions.

DGIST is a growing institute dedicated to science and technology research and education in South Korea, where competent faculty, researchers and students seek to discover new and creative convergence knowledge and technologies. Founded by the Korean government, DGIST opened its graduate and undergraduate school in 2011 and 2014, respectively, and has been offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Degree programs, continually diversifying its programs in the field of science and engineering. The number of students has been rapidly growing and it is expected to have more than 2,000 students by 2020. DGIST is pursuing international recognition with its innovative education system and many scientific luminaries hosted over the years.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., and have a potential to be at world-leading position in both teaching and research. Salary, rank, and other compensations are commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Priority will be given to the applicants who have developed strong research career in the following fields.

Emerging Materials Science

• Light-Driven Materials

• Intelligent Spin Materials

• Bioinspired Materials

• Correlated Electron Materials

• Org.-Inorg. Hybrid Materials

• Emerging Materials and Devices


Information and Communication Engineering

• Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning, Deep Learning)

• Data Science

• Natural Language Processing / Human Computer Interaction

• Programming Language Theory / Compiler

• Digital Circuits and Systems

• Embedded Systems and System Software

• Cyber-Physical Systems

• Computer Security

• Other areas of electrical engineering and computer science


Robotics Engineering

All related areas to Rehabilitation robot, Surgical robot, Biomedical engineering, Mechatronics and General robotics:

• Control, Mechanism design, Actuator, Sensor, Machine learning, Haptics, Autonomous system.

• MEMS, Nano technology, Microrobot, Neural engineering, Bio-inspired system

• Software design, Signal processing, Computer vision, Medical imaging, Image-guided surgery, Remote surgery

• Soft robotics, Human-robot interaction, Brain-machine interface, Walking assistance, Personal mobility, Wearable system

• Artificial intelligence, Machine learning


Energy Science and Engineering

• Energy conversion & storage

• Solar energy utilization: PV cells, concentrated solar systems, PEC

• Fuel cells: PEMFC, SOFC, Water electrolysis

• Batteries: Li, Post-Li

• Energy harvesting

• Water-energy nexus

• Modeling/simulation for energy materials & devices


Brain and Cognitive Sciences

• Cognitive Science

• Systems Neuroscience and Neural Circuit

• Other disciplines in Brain & Cognitive Sciences


New Biology

• Aging biology and aging-related diseases in human and animal systems,

including comparative aging study

• Biophysics including single molecule study and novel bio-imaging

and bio-analysis technologies

• Systems biology and medicine including systems genomics, proteomics,

and bioinformatics

• Mesoscale biology

• Complex biology (theoretical and/or experimental)

• Other areas of consideration:

- Bio-energy

- Quantum biology

- Space farm technology and/or plant phenome

- Protein structure and behavior

- Chemical biology

- RNA biology/biochemistry

- Cryo-EM

- Bioengineering


Interested candidates should submit an application (form available at the recruitment website) with five professional references (e.g. thesis) electronically at our faculty recruitment page (http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr).

Application Information :

If you have any questions, please contact to the recruitment manager at below contacts.

Tel : +82 (53) 785-5114, 5110

Fax : +82 (53) 785-5119

E-mail : faculty@dgist.ac.kr

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All positions will remain open until filled. For more information of DGIST, please visit our website at http://www.dgist.ac.kr

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