Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship at KAIST


The Department of Mathematical Sciences at KAIST invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position beginning from September 1, 2019.


In recent years, KAIST, one of the top research universities in Korea, has been recruiting distinguished scholars of both Korean and foreign nationalities. KAIST is located in Daejeon, a city with a population of 1.5 million, and its operation is financially supported by the Korean government. Most of the courses at KAIST are taught in English.


Applications are accepted from any areas of pure, applied, and interdisciplinary mathematics. Successful applicants must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments or potential in research and teaching.


An annual salary (between 50 to 60 million Korean won) will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of candidates. The regular teaching load is two courses (at least 6 credits) per semester.


All applications must include the following:


  • KAIST non-tenure track faculty application form
  • Curriculum vitae with a publication list
  • Two recommendation letters; at least one should be related to teaching. (Recommenders should send their letters directly to the email address below.)


All applications should be sent to or to the mailing address below by Friday, May 17, 2019:

Yongnam Lee
Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon,
Republic of Korea
Zip Code: 34141



For any inquiries, please contact:

Lan Yoon, Admin Staff, , +82-42-350-2703