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2024 Tenure-Track Faculty Public Invitation

Daegu, South Korea
Salary on application
Posting live until
22 Jul 2024

Job Details

It is an honor to have a professor with excellent ability to realize the vision of a Convergence University that changes the world with innovation through convergence education and leading high-tech research along with respect.

1. Positions

1) Department of Physics and Chemistry

• Chemistry:
- All Areas in Chemistry for Exceptional Candidates
- Physical Chemistry: AI and Computational Chemistry
- Analytical Chemistry: Electrochemistry
- Polymer Chemistry
- Biochemistry
- Material chemistry

• Physics:
- Quantum Information Science (Quantum Optics, AMO, Condensed Matter) 
- Quantum Materials Experiments 
- Semiconductor Physics 
- All areas in physics for exceptional candidates

2) Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

• While applicants who have demonstrated outstanding research in all areas of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will be considered, preference will be given to those in the following areas:
- Computer Architecture, Compiler/Programming Languages, High-Performance Computing
- NLP, Generated AI, AI Theory, and other related areas in AI and ML
- Database/Data Mining/Big data
- Intelligent Biomedical Imaging Systems, Ultrasound, Biophotonics, MRI, CT, PET Systems (Requirements: Ph.D. or MD), Autonomous Vehicles, 6G Communications/Networks, Radar/LiDAR Sensors and Systems, Data-Driven Control, Cyber Security (e.g., Moving Target Defense), Quantum Computing, Wearable Imaging Sensors, Brain Signal Control based on Electrical Engineering
- Semiconductor Devices, Fabrication Processes and Packaging, Emerging Electronic Devices
- VLSI & Digital IC Design, Power Electronics

3) Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering

• AI theories and applications for robotics: AI algorithm, deep learning, machine learning, motion planning, intelligent control and other related topics
• Autonomous vehicle technology: computer vision, SLAM, vehicle control, intelligent transportation system and other related research topics
• Robotics: cooperative robot, industrial robot, humanoid, surgery / rehabilitation robot, exoskeleton, mobile robot, microrobot, and other related research topics

4) Department of Energy Science and Engineering

• All areas in Energy Science and Engineering (ESE) related to conversion, storage, and saving of energy, including but not limited to the following: 
- Energy materials and devices (batteries, fuel cells, solar cells, catalysts, etc.)
- Semiconductor materials and devices
- Device physics, fabrication, and characterization related to electronic and optoelectronic devices
- Multi-scale, multi-physics modeling and simulation from molecule to macroscopic levels (combining quantum mechanics, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, finite element, or AI-assisted scale bridging)
- Microscopy (analytical TEM, super-resolution microscopy, tomography, simulation) 
- Spectroscopy (pump-probe, time-resolved instantaneous PL & absorption, ultrafast multidimensional spectroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy)

5) Department of Brain Sciences 

• All areas in brain sciences including but not limited to the followings.
- Molecular and Cellular Brain Sciences: Uncover the intricate molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie brain function and neurological disorders.
- Systems Brain Sciences: Study the complex interactions among neural circuits and systems to understand how they give rise to behavior, perception, and cognition
- Brain Engineering: Develop innovative technologies and solutions that interface with the brain, enhancing our ability to control and understand its functions
- Cognitive Brain Sciences: Investigate the neural foundations of human cognition, including memory, attention, decision-making, and language.
- Computational Brain Sciences: Utilize computational models and simulations to decipher complex brain processes, aiding our understanding of neural dynamics and behavior
- Additional fields within biological sciences that are relevant to brain sciences encompass cutting-edge techniques (e.g., Single- or multi-Omics, Imaging) and traditional methodologies (e.g., Biochemistry, Cell Biology)

6) Department of New Biology

• Systems Biology 
• Chemical Biology
• Plant Development & Plant Biochemistry

2. Date of Appointment

⦁ In October 2024 (Appointment date may be deferred for up to 3 months after notification of acceptance.) 

3. Qualification

⦁ Encourage support for female scientists
 ⦁ Ph.D Holder with ability to teach in English required
 ⦁ Have no disqualifiers for DGIST full-time faculty appointment

4. Required Documents

⦁ DGIST application form (Apply after accessing website)
 ⦁ 5 representative achievements
    (Not Passed to submit less than 5 representative achievements)
 ⦁ 3 Letters of Recommendation(LOR)
   (Please fill out the list of 3 referees or more on your appointment application. Each referee must mail or email a LOR to the department responsible after the applicant moves past the document screening; at the time of filing the application, provide the list of referees only.)

5. How to Apply

 ⦁ Apply after accessing
 ⦁ Application Period: Jul. 3, 2024 (Wed.) ~ Jul. 22, 2024 (Mon.) 17:00 (GMT+09:00)

6. Procedure

Document Screening & Department Interview (Aug. 2024 ~ Sep. 2024) → Final Interview (Sep. 2024) → Faculty Personnel Committee (Oct. 2024)
 ※ Above Schedule is variable depending on DGIST internal situation
 ※ Results of each step will be individually notified via email

7. Support for Gender Equality & Work-life Balance

1) During Pregnancy
• Reduction of working hours (It will be considered paid working time)
• Regular medical checkup leave
• Fertility treatment leave
2) Post Pregnancy
• Monetary gift for childbirth
• Maternity leave
• Miscarriage and Stillbirth leave
3) During Parenting
• Reduction of working hours for period of child care
• Child care leave
• On & off campus daycare centers

8. Matters of Consideration

 ⦁ If there is no qualified person, no one can be invited.
 ⦁ A notice of invitation will be sent to each candidate; an appointment for fixed-term on the agreement to the terms and conditions of employment, with the possibility of further renewal, promotion, or tenure, etc., based on review.
 ⦁ Appointment shall be canceled in case of:
    1) a false entry or modification is found in the application form.
    2) impossible to obtain a Ph.D. as of appointment.
 ⦁ If a successful candidate or persons connected with that person involves solicitation, pressure, or the offering of favors in property, etc., that candidate will be subject to cancellation of acceptance and appointment.
 ⦁ Appointment will be limited if the candidate is subject to disqualifications, set out in the State Public Officials Act, Article 33, or DGIST Regulation on Faculty Personnel Management, Article 12.
 ⦁ Other matters not specified in this announcement follow DGIST regulation on Faculty Personnel Management & related regulations.

 ⦁ If you have any question, please contact Academic Affairs Team at DGIST
   - E-mail:
   - Web-page:


DGIST is one of the four public universities in South Korea dedicated to research in science and technology, along with KAIST, GIST, UST, and UNIST. 

Company info
Techno Jungang Daero, Hyeonpung-eup, Dalseong-gun
South Korea

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