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DGIST Second half of 2021 Tenure-Track Faculty Public Invitation

Dgist(Daegu Gyeungbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
333 Techno Jungang-daero, Hyeonpung-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu,42988, Republic of Korea
Depends on Regulation of DGIST
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021
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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


Recruitment Field



Emerging Materials Science

• Analytical Chemistry


• Polymer Chemistry


• Materials Physics


Information and Communication Engineering

• All areas in electrical engineering and computer science including but not limited to the following


- Machine Learning Theory, Reinforcement Learning, NLP, Computer Vision, and other related areas in AI and ML


- Computer Security, Database/Data Mining


- Areas related to Autonomous Vehicles, 6G Communications/Networks, Bio Sensors and Systems, Radar/LiDAR Sensors and Systems, Power/RF Technologies


- High Speed ADC and RF Circuit, Highly Energy-Efficient Wireless Power Transfer Systems, Emerging Communication Systems Design, Digital Circuits for AI/Security


- Neuromorphic Device & Emerging Electronic Device


Robotics 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


• General robotics: cooperative robot, industrial robot, humanoid, surgery / rehabilitation robot, exoskeleton, mobile robot and other related research topics


• All areas in mechanical engineering and electrical engineering related to robotics for exceptional candidates


Energy Science and Engineering

• All areas in chemistry, physics, materials science, electrical engineering, and chemical engineering related to energy conversion, storage, and saving as well as other semiconductor-related topics


- Design, synthesis, fabrication, and characterization of materials and devices


- Characterization of structure, properties, dynamics, and functions in energy materials


- Transmission electron microscope (TEM), high-resolution STEM, EELS, tomography


- Spectroscopy (pump-probe, time-resolved instantaneous PL & absorption, ultrafast multidimensional spectroscopy)


- Device physics, fabrication, and characterization related to electronic and optoelectronic devices


Brain and Congnitive Science

• All areas in brain and cognitive sciences


• Other areas in biological sciences that are applicable to neuroscience, such as advanced biological techniques (e.g. Omics, Imaging, Bioinformatics) and classical approaches (e.g. Biochemistry, Cell Biology)


New biology

• Bioinformatics/Microbial metagenomics


• Chemical Biology


• Immunology


• Plant Development and Biochemistry


Interdisciplinary Engineering

• All areas in interdisciplinary engineering including, but not limited to, the following



- Innovative electronic devices


- Advanced driver assistance systems(ADAS) for automated driving platform


- Machine learning


- Radar system design & super-resolution radar


- Human-robot interaction



- Electromagnetic processing of materials


- Polymer chemistry


- Nano materials


- Thin film solar cells


- Photonic/optical materials



- Disease Diagonosis


- Prevention and theraputic technology




• Candidates with the following cooperative experiences preferred:


- Teaching experience in relevant fields


- Practical experience in relevant research fields


- Experience in venture start-up or technology transfer


College of Transdisciplinary Studies

School of Undergraduate Studies

The School of Undergraduate Studies at DGIST is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Technology Management, Marketing Management, Business Strategy, or Management Information Systems. The appointment may be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor levels, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, if necessary, in English. Applicants must have a doctoral degree. Applicants with experience with venture start-up/incubation and technology management are preferred. The appointed candidate will be committed to teaching an Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility course and developing other entrepreneurship-related courses for undergraduate students. The appointed candidate will also be developing and managing the Technical Venture Academy and MA entrepreneurship program.


2. Dete of Appointment


⦁ March 1st, 2022(Appointment date can be adjusted in consultation with department)




3. Qualification


⦁ Encourage support for female scientists


⦁ With no reasons for disqualification based on related Korean Law




⦁ Ph.D Holder with ability to teach in English required


⦁ Without distinction of nationality




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

(Please fill out the list of three recommenders in the application form and submit the recommendation file directly to the department by e-mail if you pass the document review)




5. How to Apply


⦁ Apply after accessing


⦁ Application Period


July 15th, 2021(Thur) ~ August 3th, 2021(Tue) 18:00(GMT+09:00)




6. Procedure


Document Screening



Department Interview



Final Interview



Faculty Personnel Committee


(Mid August, 2021)

(Mid September, 2021)

(Mid October, 2021)

(Mid November, 2021)

※ Above Schedule is variable depending on DGIST internal situation




7. Matters of Consideration


⦁ If there is no qualified person, no one can be invited


⦁ Results of each step will be individually notified via email


⦁ 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,


3) being rejected in pre-employment medical checkups


⦁ 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 :


DGIST is a government-funded research-focused higher educational institute located in Daegu, South Korea (about 1.5 hours from Seoul by Express Train). DGIST offers programs for Doctorate, Masters, and Bachelor’s degrees in the field of science and engineering. It launched the graduate program first in March 2011. DGIST is pursuing international recognition as one of the top-ranking universities in the Asia-Pacific region. To this end, it will concentrate its initial resources on education and research in the selective fields of New Biology, Brain and Cognitive Science, Robotics Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, Energy Science and Engineering.
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