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[DGIST] 2024 Tenure-Track Faculty Public Invitation

South Korea (KR)
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Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Chemistry, Computing, Life Science, Physics
Job Type
Faculty Member
Employment - Hours
Full time

[DGIST] 2024 Tenure-Track Faculty Public Invitation

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

1) Department of Physics and Chemistry

• Chemistry:
- All Areas in Chemistry for Exceptional Candidates
- Physical Chemistry: AI and Computational Chemistry
- Analytical Chemistry: Electrochemistry
- Polymer Chemistry
- Biochemistry
- Material chemistry

• Physics
- Quantum Information Science (Quantum Optics, AMO, Condensed Matter) 
- Quantum Materials Experiments 
- Semiconductor Physics 
- All areas in physics for exceptional candidates

2) Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
• While applicants who have demonstrated outstanding research in all areas of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will be considered, preference will be given to those in the following areas:
- Computer Architecture, Compiler/Programming Languages, High-Performance Computing
- NLP, Generated AI, AI Theory, and other related areas in AI and ML
- Database/Data Mining/Big data
- Intelligent Biomedical Imaging Systems, Ultrasound, Biophotonics, MRI, CT, PET Systems (Requirements: Ph.D. or MD), Autonomous Vehicles, 6G Communications/Networks, Radar/LiDAR Sensors and Systems, Data-Driven Control, Cyber Security (e.g., Moving Target Defense), Quantum Computing, Wearable Imaging Sensors, Brain Signal Control based on Electrical Engineering
- Semiconductor Devices, Fabrication Processes and Packaging, Emerging Electronic Devices
- VLSI & Digital IC Design, Power Electronics
3) Department of Robotics and Mechatronics 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
• Robotics: cooperative robot, industrial robot, humanoid, surgery / rehabilitation robot, exoskeleton, mobile robot, microrobot, and other related research topics
4) Department of Energy Science and Engineering
• All areas in Energy Science and Engineering (ESE) related to conversion, storage, and saving of energy, including but not limited to the following: 
- Energy materials and devices (batteries, fuel cells, solar cells, catalysts, etc.)
- Semiconductor materials and devices
- Device physics, fabrication, and characterization related to electronic and optoelectronic devices
- Multi-scale, multi-physics modeling and simulation from molecule to macroscopic levels (combining quantum mechanics, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, finite element, or AI-assisted scale bridging)
- Microscopy (analytical TEM, super-resolution microscopy, tomography, simulation) 
- Spectroscopy (pump-probe, time-resolved instantaneous PL & absorption, ultrafast multidimensional spectroscopy, X-ray spectroscopy)

5) Department of Brain Sciences 
• All areas in brain sciences including but not limited to the followings.
- Molecular and Cellular Brain Sciences: Uncover the intricate molecular and cellular mechanisms that underlie brain function and neurological disorders.
- Systems Brain Sciences: Study the complex interactions among neural circuits and systems to understand how they give rise to behavior, perception, and cognition.
- Brain Engineering: Develop innovative technologies and solutions that interface with the brain, enhancing our ability to control and understand its functions.
- Cognitive Brain Sciences: Investigate the neural foundations of human cognition, including memory, attention, decision-making, and language.
- Computational Brain Sciences: Utilize computational models and simulations to decipher complex brain processes, aiding our understanding of neural dynamics and behavior.
- Additional fields within biological sciences that are relevant to brain sciences encompass cutting-edge techniques (e.g., Single- or multi-Omics, Imaging) and traditional methodologies (e.g., Biochemistry, Cell Biology).
6) Department of New Biology
• Systems Biology 
• Chemical Biology
• Plant Development & Plant Biochemistry
2. Date of Appointment
⦁ In October 2024(Appointment date may be deferred for up to 3 months after notification of acceptance.) 
3. Qualification
⦁ Encourage support for female scientists
 ⦁ Ph.D Holder with ability to teach in English required
 ⦁ Have no disqualifiers for DGIST full-time faculty appointment
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(LOR)
   (Please fill out the list of 3 referees or more on your appointment application. Each referee must mail or email a LOR to the department responsible after the applicant moves past the document screening; at the time of filing the application, provide the list of referees only.)
5. How to Apply
 ⦁ Apply after accessing
 ⦁ Application Period
 Jul. 3, 2024(Wed.) ~ Jul. 22, 2024(Mon.) 17:00(GMT+09:00)
6. Procedure
Document Screening & Department Interview (Aug., 2024~Sep., 2024) → Final Interview (Sep., 2024) → Faculty Personnel Committee (Oct., 2024)
 ※ Above Schedule is variable depending on DGIST internal situation
 ※ Results of each step will be individually notified via email
7. Support for Gender Equality & Work-life Balance
1) During Pregnancy
• Reduction of working hours (It will be considered paid working time)
• Regular medical checkup leave
• Fertility treatment leave
2) Post Pregnancy
• Monetary gift for childbirth
• Maternity leave
• Miscarriage and Stillbirth leave
3) During Parenting
• Reduction of working hours for period of child care
• Child care leave
• On & off campus daycare centers

8. Matters of Consideration
 ⦁ If there is no qualified person, no one can be invited
 ⦁ A notice of invitation will be sent to each candidate; an appointment for fixed-term on the agreement to the terms and conditions of employment, with the possibility of further renewal, promotion, or tenure, etc.,based on review.
 ⦁ 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,
 ⦁ If a successful candidate or persons connected with that person involves solicitation, pressure, or the offering of favors in property, etc., that candidate will be subject to cancellation of acceptance and appointment.
 ⦁ Appointment will be limited if the candidate is subject to disqualifications, set out in the State Public Officials Act, Article 33, or DGIST Regulation on Faculty Personnel Management, Article 12.
 ⦁ 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
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