Mathematical Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology(KAIST)

Position ID: KAIST-NTTAP [#11730]
Position Title: Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship at KAIST
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Daejeon, Daejeon 34141, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: All subjects
Starting Date: 2018/08/20
Application Deadline: 2018/03/31 (posted 2018/02/20, listed until 2018/03/31)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at KAIST invites applications for a three-year non-tenure track assistant professorship to begin in August 2018 or February 2019. 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. The Korean government financially supports KAIST’s operations, and most of its courses are taught in English.

The annual salary is between 50 to 60 million Korean won depending on the experiences and qualifications of candidates. Regular teaching loads are two courses per semester, which should be conducted in English.

Interested applicants must send the following:

(1) Cover letter (An AMS standard cover sheet is sufficient.) (2) Curriculum vitae with a publication list (3) Description of previous research and future research plans (4) Teaching statement (5) Three recommendation letters, one of which should be about teaching. Recommenders should send their letters directly to the email address below.

The application deadline is March 31, 2018.

After the screening process, candidates may be asked for a video interview and the submission of additional materials.

Applications should be sent to:

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

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Contact: Lee, Youngnam, 82-42-350-2701, 82-42-350-2710 (fax)
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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Department of Mathmatical Sciences(E6-1 #2401)
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea
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