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FACULTY POSITIONSPohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South KoreaThe Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) is seeking outstanding scholars for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions beginning in the 2015 academic year. Applicants must have the ability to establish a strong research program on the X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) which is currently under construction on campus and expected to be completed in 2016, and/or utilizing it, especially, in interdisciplinary fields. The successful candidates could be appointed jointly in multiple departments. Prefer..
The 20th Commemorationof the Late Founding President Hogil Kim We will hold a commemoration on the 20th anniversary of the late founding president Hogil Kim's passing to pay tribute to his virtuous influences and his contributions to POSTECH's founding and national development. Your active participation will be greatly appreciated. 1. Visiting the grave - Departure/Arrival : April 26 (Sat), 2014, 09:30 am - 05:00 pm - Gravesite : Jirye, Andong-city - Point of Departure : Administration Bldg, in front of the flagpole - Attendee : POSTECH faculty, staff, students and anyone who wishes to ..
POSTECH Commencement Ceremony for the 2013 Academic Year[Friday, February 14, 2014 (11 am), POSTECH Gymnasium]1. Programs Commencement Ceremony (90 min.) ProgramRemarksStudent Procession Line-up10:00 - 10:40 (40)- Gymnasium hallway(where the clubrooms are)- Guided by Academic AffairsstaffStudent Procession10:40 - 10:55 (15)Marching order: Department flag bearers→ PhDs→ Masters→ Bachelors* Students should be seated at the appropriate sectiondesignated for each degree- Emcee: Hyun-cheol Jang & Jung-eun Lim- POSTECH OrchestraAcademic Procession10:55 - 11:00 (5)Marching order: M..
Faculty Position OpeningsThe Department of Creative IT Engineering,Pohang University of Science and TechnologyPohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), which was ranked the 1st in the world among universities less than 50 years old by the Times Higher Education in 2013, has established a new academic department, Creative IT Engineering (CITE), in August 2011. Through interdisciplinary-oriented education and innovative research, the CITE Department aims to educate students with competence, leadership, and passion who will pioneer new frontiers and tackle important problems via crea..
I wish all POSTECH members and their loved ones health, happiness, and prosperity in 2014. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank each and every member of the POSTECH community for hard work, dedication and understanding in 2013 although it was a challenging year. I hope that we can make 2014 a memorable year by working together with a renewed resolve to realize our founding tenets and common vision for the future of POSTECH.In my inaugural address in September 2011, I quoted St. Francis of Assisi: “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and su..
The 2nd Commemoration for Late Founding Chairman Tae-Joon ParkIt has been almost 2 years since the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park passed away. Throughout his lifetime, Chairman Park took the lead in Korea's industrial modernization and serving the country through education with his keen insight into the future. In particular, he founded POSTECH and greatly contributed to making POSTECH a world-class university as it is today. Therefore, we will hold commemorative events for the 2nd anniversary of the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park's passing, and ask all members to participate in the events t..
Special Lecture by Commissioner William D. MagwoodU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)The U.S. NRC Commissioner William D. Magwood is to deliver a special lecture about “Nuclear Regulation in the U.S. and the NRC Response to Fukushima” at POSTECH.The U.S. NRC is a government agency dedicated to assuring the safe and secure use of nuclear materials in the U.S. in order to protect the health and safety of the people, and it oversees regulations of nuclear reactors, nuclear materials and nuclear wastes. The NRC is headed by five Commissioners appointed by the President of the U.S...