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Korea Institute of Energy Technology
21, Kentech-gil, Naju-si, Jeollanam-do, Republic of Korea(KR)
in accordance with KENTECH regulations
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Computing, Engineering, Physics
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

Job Description
Korea Institute of Energy Technology(KENTECH) is hiring world-class, innovative, and collaborative scholars to fill the 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 undergraduate and graduate education. Applicants should hold a PhD in a related area, and be capable of giving lectures in English.

□ Research area and Rank

  • Energy AI
    · Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
    · Rank: Associate Professor or Assistant Professor
  • Grid Modernization
    · Power Economics, Energy Policy
    · Rank: Associate Professor or Assistant Professor
  • Grid Modernization
    · Power System, Power Electronics
    · Rank: Associate Professor or Assistant Professor
  • Hydrogen Energy
    · Catalysts, Materials, Material Analysis, Reaction Process for Hydrogen Energy
    · Rank: Assistant Professor
  • Power Semiconductor Concentration
    · Compound Semiconductor (SiC, GaN, Ga2O3) related Materials/ Electron Devices/High Power Converter Circuits
    · Rank: Assistant Professor
  • KENTECH College
    · Physics
    · Rank: Assistant Professor

 * 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 the following application materials, in separate PDF files through the application system from 13:00 on April 15th to 16:00 on May 2nd, 2024 (KST).
(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) Five representative publications & each document(papers, patents, books,
       technological developments, etc.).
(If more than five publications, only five publications will be accepted.)

Application should be submitted through the application system. 
  * System address :
  * Please complete your application within the application period.

Candidates who passed the document screening will be invited to have an interview either on-line or off-line for further evaluation. During the interview process, we will determine the  amount of startup fund. Candidates are required to submit KENTECH startup project proposal(Attachment 1). 
  *To be notified individually. 

For more information or question about this position, contact us via email (

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