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Faculty Positions at Department of Brain Science
Sphere Department of Brain Science
•Systems Neuroscience
•Neurodevelopment/Axon guidance
Position professor Expiry date 2010.10.12 ~ 2010.12.31
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053 - 430 - 8604 Fax 053 - 431 - 8605

Faculty Positions at Department of Brain Science



Department of Brain Science at DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, http://www.dgist.ac.kr) invites applications for faculty positions at all levels.


The successful candidate will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of brain science. The candidate will also be expected to develop a strong, collaborative, externally funded research program in the fields of 1) Systems neuroscience, 2) Neurodevelopment/Axon guidance. Exceptionally strong candidates in other brain science areas of expertise will be considered.


The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a closely related field, and completed postdoctoral training. Appointment to the position is anticipated for December 2010 or Spring 2011. Salary and incentives will be commensurate with qualifications.


Criteria for selection include the promise of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching in English, potential to develop externally funded research program, and leadership in technical and professional societies.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, list of at least three references, and list of publications and presentations. Review of applications will begin immediately and application materials will be received until the position is filled. Please submit application materials on:



Faculty Search Committee

Website: http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr

Tel: +82 (53) 430-8604 and 8605

Fax: +82 (53) 431-8605


DGIST is a government-funded research-intensive higher educational institute located in Daegu, South Korea (about 1.5 hours from Seoul by Express Train). DGIST offers programs for Doctorate, Masters, and Bachelor’s degrees in the field of science and engineering. It will launch the graduate program in March 2011 and the undergraduate program in March 2012 to accommodate a total of 1200 students (800 undergraduate and 400 graduate students) by 2015. DGIST is pursuing international recognition as one of the top-ranking universities in the Asia-Pacific region. To this end, it will concentrate its initial resources on education and research in the selective fields of Brain Science, Robotics Engineering, Information and Communication Engineering, and Energy Systems Engineering.