Faculty Position

School of Electrical Engineering KAIST

The School of Electrical Engineering at KAIST https://ee.kaist.ac.kr/ invites applications for approved tenure and tenure-track faculty appointments at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level in the broadly defined field of electrical and computer engineering. Rank will be determined based on qualification and experience.

The school is especially interested in candidates in the following areas :

1. Machine-learning-based signal processing, computer vision and image processing, NLP, speech recognition, multimodal interaction. 

2. Robotics.

3. AR/VR signal processing.  

4. AI and ML theory/algorithm/systems (data mining, optimization, ML systems).

5. Computer systems and theory (OS, networking, security, mobile computing, computer architecture, big data analysis, compilers, computational theory).

6. Machine learning for communication. 

7. Circuits and systems for biomedical, RF/THz and machine learning applications.

8. Photonics, quantum computing, electromagnetic/RF systems.

9. Semiconductor power devices, energy devices, devices for quantum computing, AI devices. 

10. Flexible/stretchable electronics and displays, bio/medical devices.


Priority, however, will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any specific area of specialization.

Applicants must have Ph.D. in a closely related field before the point of appointment, and some post-doctoral research experience is desirable. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to build and lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College.

Applications should include brief research and teaching plans, a detailed resume including a publications list, and the names and email addresses of at least three references. Additional recommendation letters may be solicited by the school for tenured-level finalists during the final stage of the recruitment process. Candidates may also submit an optional cover letter.

Candidates should apply by e-mail (eehead@kaist.ac.kr) Application form

The review of applications will begin on June 14, 2019, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit complete applications by June 12, 2019 for full consideration.

KAIST is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and non-Koreans are especially encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.