Full-time, faculty positions in Materials Science, Engineering, Neuroscience and Biology

Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology invites applicants for full-time, tenure track faculty positions.

Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (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.

Emerging Materials Science
• Physics(materials physics, optical physics, bio-physics)
• Chemistry(organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, bio-chemistry)
• Materials Science(electronic, optical, and bio-materials and devices)

Information and Communication Engineering
All areas of electrical engineering, computer science, and computer engineering
• Computer science and engineering
- Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning
- Computer vision/graphics
- Security
- Programming language/compiler
- Network systems
- Human computer interface
- Database/data mining
• Biomedical imaging system and analysis
• Circuits and systems for wireless communications, power management
• All other related areas

Robotics Engineering
All related areas to rehabilitation robot, surgical robot, biomedical engineering, mechatronics and general robotics:
• Control, mechanism design, actuator, 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

Energy Science and Engineering
All areas of chemistry, physics, materials science, and chemical engineering related to energy conversion, storage, and saving, such as
• Design, synthesis, fabrication and modeling of materials and devices
• Characterization of structure, properties and functions
• Characterization of processes and dynamics
• Integration into energy-harvesting or low–energy- consumption devices

Brain and Cognitive Sciences
All areas related to cellular and molecular neuroscience, systems neuroscience, computational neuroscience, and cognitive neuroscience:
• 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

New Biology
The Department of New Biology at DGIST is seeking to fill tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in the broad areas of cell and molecular biology as well as other areas of science with particular focus on candidates who are asking fundamental questions in the following areas.

• Microbial metagenomics/bioinformatics
• Animal/plant microbiome
• Immunology
• RNA biology/epigenetics
• Plant development biology
• Biomedicine
• Bio-imaging and Cryo-EM

Interested candidates should submit an application (form available at the recruitment website) with five representative achievements (e.g. thesis, publication) electronically at our faculty recruitment page (http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr). Please note that we do not collect any application and five representative achievements by email.

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 : [email protected]

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

Requirements: 

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.

How to apply: 

Interested candidates should submit an application (form available at the recruitment website) with five representative achievements (e.g. thesis, publication) electronically at our faculty recruitment page (http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr). Please note that we do not collect any application and five representative achievements by email.

South Korea
City: 
Daegu
Disciplines: 
Materials Science and Engineering
Computer Science
Neuroscience
Biology
Hours: 
Full time