2014-07-30 2,833

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea
The 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. Preference will be given to applicants with postdoctoral experience in:
(1) Physics or Materials Science based on XFEL
(2) Structure Biology or Membrane Biology using XFEL or
(3) Developing an interdisciplinary research program using XFEL.
The position and salary will be commensurate with a candidate’s experience and records. POSTECH is building a culturally diverse body of faculty, students and staff. Non-Korean citizens are encouraged to apply.


Candidates are invited from individuals who have earned a doctoral degree in Science or Engineering and who are able to conduct pioneering and interdisciplinary research on XEFL and/or utilizing it. The ideal candidates should have an eager to nurture students to become future global leaders through excellent education and high-quality training. Faculty members are expected to teach, in English, undergraduate and graduate courses, and to supervise graduate students.


Each candidate should submit an application package by September 30, 2014 that
consists of

(1) a curriculum vitae including the list of publications,
(2) a statement of education/research in the past, and plan in the future, and
(3) three letters of reference with their contact information.

Contact Information

Ms. Sunyi Mun
Faculty Affairs, POSTECH
77 Chongam-ro, Nam-gu, Pohang 790-784
South Korea
Phone: +82-54-279-2423