Faculty Openings Department of Creative IT Engineering

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Faculty Openings
Department of Creative IT Engineering

Pohang University of Science and Technology
The Department of Creative IT Engineering (CiTE) at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH, one of the best small and young universities in the world, e.g., #1 in the Young University (less than 50 years old) rankings for three consecutive years, 2012-2014) is currently soliciting applications for tenure-track faculty positions in IT-related areas including Smart Computing, Smart Devices and Systems, and IT-based Future Healthcare.  Appointments at all levels will be considered.
POSTECH’s CiTE offers BS and Ph.D. degrees. World-class faculty members with diverse disciplinary backgrounds and various research themes actively perform high-risk and high-impact research and nurture future innovators and leaders.  Incoming CiTE students have been ranked in the top 1% of high school students in Korea. To establish a strong hardware infrastructure and a unique culture of excellence that facilitate innovative education and research endeavors, our state-of-the-art building named C5 (Creative, Collaborative, Cultivating, Convergence Center) was completed in 2015 and became the home of CiTE. Successful candidates are expected to engage in multidisciplinary and student-centered education in CiTE and perform pioneering research to solve difficult unmet needs, open up new frontiers and create a better future via teamwork.
Research areas of interest in Smart Computing include computer vision, data science, big data processing and machine learning while those in Smart Devices and Systems include energy harvesting system.  Efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices, medical imaging and IT-enabled healthcare are several research areas of interest in IT-based Future Healthcare.  We would particularly welcome those candidates who have experience in technology commercialization.
We encourage interested candidates for a target starting date of early 2017 to submit the following: (1) CV with a list of at least 3 references, (2) Statement on education and plan, (3) Research plan, and (4) Up to 5 representative publications to Mr. Shincheol Lee at  Applications would be considered until the positions are filled. More information about POSTECH and CiTE can be found at and, respectively.
POSTECH is building a culturally diverse body of faculty, students and staff. Non-Korean citizens would be welcome to apply.