Employment

Professorships at KAIST

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at KAIST invites applications for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions.

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

Applications are encouraged from any area of pure, applied, or interdisciplinary mathematics. To be successful, applicants should demonstrate outstanding accomplishments or potential in research and teaching

An internationally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications will be offered with attractive remuneration packages including relocation assistance, a start-up grant for research, medical insurance and housing benefits. The regular teaching load is two courses for the first year and three courses a year thereafter.

Serveral visiting professorships and post-doc positions are available as well.

All applications must include the following:

  1. Cover letter (an AMS standard coversheet is sufficient, Names of four recommenders must be included),
  2. Curriculum Vitae with publication list,
  3. Description of previous research and future plans,
  4. Teaching statement,
  5. One recommendation letter (Advisor or academic mentor among four recommenders should send the letter directly to the email address below.)
After the screening process, candidates may be asked for additional materials.Applications will be reviewed as soon as all materials are received.
Please contact colee@kaist.ac.kr for questions. Application materials should be sent to:
E-mail: recruit@mathsci.kaist.ac.kr
Chang-Ock Lee
Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences
KAIST
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon,
Republic of Korea
Zip Code: 305-338
For information on KAIST, please visit http://www.kaist.edu

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship at KAIST

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at KAIST invites applications for three year non-tenure track assistant professorships to begin in September 2015 or March 2016. A successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding teaching records and have an active research program.

In recent years, KAIST, one of the top research universities in Korea, has been recruiting distinguished scholars of both Korean and foreign nationality. 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.

The annual salary is between 50 and 60 million Korean won depending on the experiences and qualifications of the candidates. The regular teaching load is two courses per semester in English.

Interested applicants must send the following:

(1) Cover letter (an AMS standard coversheet is sufficient),
(2) Curriculum Vitae with publication list,
(3) Description of previous research and future research plans,
(4) Teaching statement,
(5) One recommendation letter about teaching.(Recommender should send the letter directly to the email address below)

The application deadline is May 31, 2015.
After the screening process, candidates may be asked for additional materials.
Please contact Mr. Donghyun Lee (snipe1[at]kaist.ac.kr) for further questions.

Application materials should be sent to:
E-mail: recruit[at]mathsci.kaist.ac.kr
Lee, Chang-Ock
Head, Department of Mathematical Sciences
KAIST
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon,
Republic of Korea
Zip Code: 305-338
For information about KAIST, please visit http://www.kaist.edu

Postdoc Positions at KAIST

KAIST BK21

KAIST BK21 also invites applications for its postdoctoral positions. Email inquiries to Park, Moon Ju (moonju@kaist.ac.kr).