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[Faculty Opening] Professor (including Assistant, Associate professors)

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  • DATE. 2018.10.24

[Faculty Opening] Professor (including Assistant, Associate professors) 


DGIST is an Institute of Science and Technology established by the Korean government to benefit society through development and advancement of science and engineering. 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. Recently, DGIST ranked 11th in Nature Index Rising Stars under 30.  


The six departments in the graduate school are seeking candidates for tenure track faculty positions.


* Department of Emerging Materials Science, Information and Communication Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Energy Science and Engineering, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and New Biology. 


1. Recruiting Fields 


A. Emerging Materials Science

 Condensed matter physics and related areas (including materials physics, optical physics, bio-physics)

 Chemistry and related areas (organic, inorganic, physical, bio-chemistry) 

 Electrical, optical, and bio-medical materials and devices


B. Information and Communication Engineering

All related areas to electrical engineering and computer science:

 Intelligent Computing System

  - Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning, Deep Learning)

  - Computer Vision

  - Data Science

  - Programming Language Theory/Compiler

  - Computer Security

 Cyber Physical System

  - Cyber-physical security, automatic control, embedded systems

 Bio Medical System

  - Biomedical imaging and systems

 Connected Smart System


C. Robotics Engineering

All related areas to rehabilitation robot, surgical robot, biomedical engineering, mechatronics and general robotics:

 Control, mechanism design, actuator, sensor, 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

 Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, motion planning

 Electronic system: sensor, wearable device


D. 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


E. Brain and Cognitive Sciences

 Neurodegeneration and Metabolism

 Sensory Biology and Circadian Rhythm

 Synapse Neuroscience

 Neural Circuits and Behaviors

 Computational Neuroscience, Biophysics and Quantum Biology

 High-level Cognitive Neuroscience

 Other disciplines in brain and cognitive sciences


F. New Biology

 Non-bio Major Faculty Candidates*

  - Any of Following Areas with a Potential Relevance to Biological Problems

   (Physics including Quantum Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computation, Engineering, and Other Areas)

 Translational Track Faculties

  - Any research area regarding translational research and development in bio-related solutions toward
  medical, food, environmental, and energy problems. We seek scientists who will contribute the humanity

  with a high social, economic, and/or cultural impact.

 Plant and Animal Phenomics**

 Biological Areas Tackling Highly Challenging Issues like Aging Biology, Systems Biology and Medicine, 

  Mesoscale Biology, Complex Biology, Bio-energy, Chemical Biology, RNA Biology/Biochemistry, Cryo-EM,

  and Bioengineering


* The candidates do not necessarily have to have biological expertise

** Plant and Animal Phenomics

- Imaging-and/or Computation-based Analysis for Development and Physiology of Plants or Animals/Human

- Application of Phenomics for Plant Production or Animal/Human Disease Diagnosis

- Engineering of Phenome Facilities/Non-invasive Phenotyping for Plants or Animals/Human.


2. Benefits & Supports 


 Sabbatical Year

 Support for Moving Expenses (moving, flight, on-campus/off-campus housing, etc.)

 Start-up Fund

  - Up to KRW 300 million for 3 yrs (experimental study)

  - Up to KRW 180 million for 3 yrs (theoretical study)

 Other benefits (medical supports, Korea Teacher’s Pension, etc.)


3. Procedures


Document Screening → Department Interview → Final Interview → Deliberation by Faculty Personnel Committee


 Application Period: open until filled

 Eligibility: Doctoral degree holder (as of the date of the appointment date) who could deliver lectures in English 

 How to apply: online application via faculty Recruitment website (http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr)

  - Necessary documents: application form (download from the website), 5 representative papers of the

  applicants, 3 recommendation letters   

 Appointment Date: To be decided mutually


4. Contact


  Office of Academic Affairs, DGIST

  Tel: +82-53-785-5114, 5110

  E-mail: faculty@dgist.ac.kr

  Address: 333, Techno jungang-daero, Hyeonpung-myeon, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, 42988, Korea, Rep. of


  DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology)