South Korea (KR)
15 Mar 2023
03 Apr 2023
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Job Description

Korea Institute of Energy Technology(KENTECH) is seeking world-class, innovative, and collaborative scholars to fill tenured and tenure-track faculty positions. Successful applicants are expected to develop and lead internationally recognized energy-related research programs with a strong commitment to the world-class innovative undergraduate and graduate education and supervision. Applicants should possess a PhD in a related area, and be capable of giving lectures in English.


Further information about the positions are described below:

Energy AI

·Computer science and artificial intelligence

Hydrogen Energy

·Electrochmical Catalysts and Electrochemical Reaction Analysis (Water Electrolysis and Fuel Cells Applications)


 * Preferences: female and foreign applicants



Founded in 2021 under the KENTECH Act approved by National Assembly, KENTECH receives ongoing support from the Korean government, Jeollanam-do Province, Naju City and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). KENTECH aspires to become a hub and open innovation platform for global energy research and start-ups by promoting international collaboration in research and education. Toward this end, it strives to become a small yet strong university with 1,300 students (400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, with an additional 300 students from abroad) and 100 professors, focusing on energy research and education, technology ecosystem buildup including technology transfer and start-ups, etc. KENTECH plans to attract large-scale national research facilities and to create a 400,000 m2 industry-academic cluster to foster the close collaboration among domestic and international research institutions and industries. KENTECH is promoting flagship research projects in five specialized fields and is establishing joint research institutes with leading global universities and research institutes. For more information, visit us at


Application Information

To apply, please submit following application materials by Apr. 3(Mon.), 2023, in individual PDF format through email (;

(a) A cover letter indicating interests and qualifications,

(b) A CV with a full list of publication, invited presentation, patents and technology, transfer, etc.,

(c) Teaching and research plans,

(d) A list of more than three references, notified in advance, with appropriate contact information (HR Team will contact referees for only applicants who passed the document screening.),

(e) PDF full reprints of five representative publications through email( (If more than five publications, only five publications will be accepted.)


Applications should be sent by email ( using a subject line with your name (either Korean or English) and the area of position (ex. Peter Kim_Environmental and climate technology). The process of reviewing applications will begin as soon as all the materials are received, and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Candidates who passed the document screening will be asked to have an interview either on-line or off-line for further evaluation. For more information or question about this position, contact us. Further inquiries should be made via email (

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