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Call for New Faculty Applications by KAIST’s School of Transdisciplinary Studies
KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title Call for New Faculty Applications by KAIST’s School of Transdisciplinary Studies
University KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Daejeon, Yuseong Gu, South Korea
Department School of Transdisciplinary Studies
Application Deadline Jan. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Robotics
    Computer Engineering
    Engineering - Other

KAIST’s School of Transdisciplinary Studies invites applications to the position of new full-time faculty ((non-tenure track)-teaching faculty) as follows.

■ Position details – Classification : Full-time faculty((Non-tenure track)-Teaching faculty) – Area of expertise : Robotics, Data/AI, etc. – Contract : Full-time – Quota : 0 – Job Level : Experienced – Workplace : Main campus, Daejeon in South Korea

■ Eligibility

1. Eligibility – Talented individual who understands the purpose of transdisciplinary education and supports the School’s vision – Doctoral-degree holder in relevant areas with at least four years of education/research experience after date of degree conferral – Person capable of conducting English-language lectures

2. Grounds for disqualification – One falling under any of the subparagraphs of Article 33 of the State Public Officials Act – One who has lost civil rights pursuant to relevant laws – One found unfit for work based on results of physical examination – One who has evaded mandatory military service

■ Application procedures – Round 1: Document screening – Round 2: In-depth interview by School – Round 3: Seminar and comprehensive deliberations by School – Round 4: Final decision made following deliberations by KAIST Faculty Personnel Deliberation Committee

■ Application period: Jan. 16 (Thu), 2020 – Jan. 31 (Fri), 2020

■ Required documents – KAIST full-time faculty application (form provided : ) – Summary of key achievements, academic research achievements, teaching plan, research proposal, CV, consent to collection/use of personal information – Letter of recommendation (three for assistant/associate professor candidates (including advisor’s recommendation)/six for professor candidates (including advisor’s recommendation)) ※ Letter of recommendation to be submitted directly by recommender to

■ Method of application
- By e-mail only:

■ Misc.
- Do not include personal information such as photo, name of schools, age, and family relations in application form and other documents
- All received documents shall be sealed and not returned
- Candidate shall not be considered if any information is found to be false or inaccurate, and may be removed from position if appointed based on misleading information
- Appointment may not be made if none of the candidates are suitable

■ Contact: KAIST School of Transdisciplinary Studies (
T. +82-42-350-7052,

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Kihyun Kim
    School of Transdisciplinary Studies
    KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
    (34141) Office 204, N2 Building, KAIST
    Daejeon, Yuseong Gu
    South Korea
  • 82)42-350-7052


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