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

DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology)
Daegu, Taegu 42988
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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

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

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, 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

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

Neurodegeneration and Metabolism

Sensory Biology and Circadian Rhythm

Synapse Neuroscience

Neural Circuits and Behaviors

Computational Neurosciences, Biophysics and Quantum Biology

High-level Cognitive Neuroscience

other displines in brain and 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 (

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 :


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All positions will remain open until filled. For more information of DGIST, please visit our website at


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