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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Computer Science and Engineering

Kyungpook National University (KNU, South Korea)

Kyungpook National University (KNU) is one of the top-level national government-supported universities in Korea. The School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at KNU is home to specialized global talents that actively cope with the rapidly changing IT field. The school offers students challenges and experiences.

The school invites two tenure-track faculty positions, for applicants with foreign nationalities. Our school CSE has 32 tenure-track faculties, and among them, two have foreign nationalities. We plan to invite more foreign professors for our internationalized education and research programs.

Applications are sought for a tenure-track position in Computer Science and Engineering, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, specifically in the area of computer science and engineering, including (but not limited to) Artificial Intelligence, Programming Languages, Compiler, Algorithms, Theoretical Computer Science, Data Mining, Bio-informatics, and Computer Securities.

As a national university of Korea, the annual salary of a faculty member in tenured track is based on the Korean government salary system. In accordance with the system, new foreign professors have received an average salary of 64,000,000KRW per year in the last two years. Nevertheless, the final salary will be determined along with applicant’s overall academic performance. In addition to the annual salary, tenure-track professors can get incentives and extra financial supports, based on his/her achievements and research projects.

● Teach computer science subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
● Supervise computer science PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.
● Obtain research grants from municipal, provincial and national funding bodies as well as the private sector.
● Conduct world-class research in computer science and allied areas.
● Disseminate research results in prestigious international journals and conferences.
● Perform administrative duties as required.

● The candidates must have a PhD degree in computer engineering or a closely related field.
● PhD degree received from a non-Korean University is required.
● The candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
● Relevant industrial R&D experiences are positive factors.
● Experiences in Korea and Korean Language are optional, but also positive factors.
● The successfully applicant should start before 1 March 2019, but an earlier start date is also possible.
● (Reference) Candidates who have received a PhD degree from a Korean University are encouraged to apply from the following site, where candidates in spite of nationalities are being recruited by the same school of CSE.

How To Apply
Applications are to submit electronically through email (
The application should contain:
● CV including information pertaining to the given qualifications
● List of publications with bibliographical references
● Copies of the Certificate of Research or Work Experiences
● Copies of Transcripts and Degree Certificates (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.)
● A copy of the Ph.D. Thesis
● Research proposal for the first five years of employment (free style, 1 or 2 pages)
● Copies of your selected publications (at most 5 publications)
● Names and contact details of 3 references (name, relation to the applicant, email and telephone number)
● (Optional) TOPIK score, or proof of your Korean Language skill

Deadline to submit the application: 28 Oct 2018 (KST).

Contact Person:
Prof. Nakhoon Baek
Dean of School of Computer Science and Engineering
Kyungpook National University
E-mail: oceancru (at), nbaek (at)

 Institution Name  Kyungpook National University
Location  Daegu, SOUTH KOREA
 Posted on  October 13, 2018
 Deadline  October 28, 2018
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