Dear prospective graduates,I write today to deliver disappointing news to 767 prospective graduates who are ready to step into the world after completing years of study at POSTECH.Due to the continual spread of COVID-19 and the omicron variant outbreak, the long-awaited commencement ceremony for the 2021 academic year has been postponed to spring, similar to last year’s event. Until fall 2021, POSTECH had plans to increase in-person activities as the country transited into the ‘With Corona’ phase, but due to the emergence of the omicron variant, the commencement ceremony cannot be held a..
Please note that a member of our university, who was retested during self-isolation, has tested positive for the virus on March 28th and is currently awaiting hospital transfer. At this time, the capacity in the Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do region is not favorable so we are discussing with authorities to transfer the patient as quickly as possible. We encourage you to stay indoors.The new confirmed patient is a close contact of the first patient confirmed on March 23rd and remained in self-isolation since then. The person showed no symptoms until 26th and tested negative for the virus, but maint..
Dear POSTECH family,As COVID-19 continues to spread nationwide, I imagine that the members of POSTECH and their families are growing increasingly worried. POSTECH’s utmost priority lies in ensuring health and safety of all our members. Education and research cannot continue unless safety is secured. With that in mind, we are committed to utilizing all our competencies so that everyone can return to campus with peace of mind.During the school closure, we implemented necessary measures such as disinfecting the premises and testing and isolating those who were in close contact, in cooperation w..
I would like to once again extend my regards to the members of POSTECH, their families, and citizens of Pohang who have spent last night in distress.As stated in my message on the 23rd, all areas visited by the confirmed person have been disinfected, and the members of POSTECH and of related organizations identified as close contacts have started self-isolation as directed by the community health center.However, we have decided to close the school until the 25th when the test results of those close contacts will be released. We will review the developments and consider extending closure of PO..
The Department of Physics (http://ph.postech.ac.kr/eng/main/main.php) at POSTECH (http://www.postech.ac.kr/eng/) in Korea invites a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2020 or earlier in the area of biophysics.We seek candidates with the potential to build an internationally competitive research programs at POSTECH. Successful candidates are expected to have international recognition in their fields or a demonstrable potential for such. They are expected to establish and execute independent research groups at POSTECH, and should interact and collaborate effectively with scientists a..
The Department of Physics (http://ph.postech.ac.kr) at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH http://www.postech.ac.kr/eng/) in Korea invites two tenure-track faculty positions to begin in Spring 2020 or earlier in the area of Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics (Quantum optics and Quantum information) and Biophysics including Bio-imaging.We seek candidates with the potential to build an internationally competitive research programs at POSTECH. Successful candidates are expected to have international recognition in their fields or a demonstrable potential for such. They are expe..