Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Optics, Biophysics, and Theoretical Particle Physics at POSTECH

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Optics, Biophysics, and Theoretical Particle Physics at POSTECH

The Department of Physics at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) has openings of several faculty positions in various fields for the spring/fall semester of 2017 or spring semester of 2018. We invite applications for the following tenure-track faculty positions:

Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (1)

Optics and Biophysics (2)

Theoretical Particle Physics (1)

Application review will begin on October 1, 2016. We will accept applications until the respective position is filled. Updates will be posted on the department website,, as needed.

We seek candidates with the potential to create world-renown research program at POSTECH. The successful candidates are expected to have international recognition in their field or a demonstrable potential for such. They are expected to establish and execute an independent research group at POSTECH, and should interact and collaborate effectively with scientists in other research institutes and organizations. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor level, but will also consider an associate professor appointment for exceptional candidates.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with more than two years of postdoc experience, or equivalent. They will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in English and supervise graduate students. Position and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

POSTECH is building a culturally diverse body of faculty, students and staff. Non-Korean citizens and female scientists are encouraged to apply.

To apply

Candidates should submit an application package that consists of: (1) a Curriculum Vitae including full list of publications, patents, and technology transfers etc., (2) a statement of past research and future plans, (3) five representative achievements (journal publications and/or R&D records), (4) official records of degrees, and (5) three references with their contacts information. Please be reminded that all documents sent will not be returned. Moreover, the current offer can be deferred if POSTECH fails to find a right person.

The application deadline is September 30, 2016 by 18:00 (KST). Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. All application materials should be sent to:

Ms. Jua SHIN, Dept. of Physics, POSTECH, 77 Cheongam-Ro. Nam-Gu. Pohang. Gyeongbuk, 790- 784 Korea


For additional information, please contact: Mr. Kwang Young SONG (054-279- 3711)