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Open Faculty Positions Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is seeking applications for faculty positions.





Major (Field)

Employment type

Number of position




Full-time faculty


All fields in materials science and engineering (harsh environment materials, healthcare, energy & memory/display materials preferred)


permanent employee



new recruit, experienced





Qualifications and preferences


1. Qualifications

 - Candidates should hold a Ph. D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering or a related field by the start of employment.

    * [Candidates who expect to earn the doctorate degree should be able to pass the final thesis examination (must arrange a confirmation letter from his/her thesis advisor) within 9 months since the date of application submission]

 - Candidates should be able to teach courses in English. Not only research achievements but also teaching skills will be equally considered.


2. Preferences

 - Female and foreign applicants



Selection Procedures


 - 1st : Review of application packages

 - 2nd : In-depth examination by the Department’s search committee

 - 3rd : Seminar at the Department and interviews with faculty members

 - 4th : Final appointment decision after the review by the Faculty Personnel Committee in the College of Engineering and by the Headquarters Faculty Personnel Committee

    * Only applicants who pass each review process will be notified individually and invited to the next round.



Application period: May 1, 2023 (Monday) ~ May 31, 2023 (Wednesday)



Required application documents


 - KAIST full-time faculty application form (prescribed form) including a list of major academic achievements, research statement and teaching statement

      (downloadable from the following website:, file name: ‘Application for Full-Time Faculty Position(Eng).docx')

 - Resume

 - Copies of five representative papers (applicants may provide additional papers if they wish)

 - Three Letters of recommendation (only those who pass the initial screening of application packages will be asked for recommendation letters. Letters must be sent directly to by recommenders.)



Apply method


 - Via E-mail to



Additional notes


 - Care should be taken not to reveal any personal information that may bias reviewers of application packages. Examples of the personal information include the names of schools attended, the region of the origin, physical appearance (photograph, physical condition) and marital status.

 - When there is no qualified candidate, hiring will be postponed to the next round.

 - The submitted documents shall not be returned to applicants. If the submitted documents contained false information, the appointment recommendation may be revoked.



Questions on the application procedure should be directed to Administrative Team of the Department of Materials Engineering (Tel: 042-350-3302, E-mail: