Ph.D. and Post-doctoral researcher (or Research Professor), Pukyong National University, South Korea

Young Scientist Training Program (YST) in APCTP, South Korea

Post-doctoral researcher (or Research Professor if experienced more than 1 or 2 years after PhD)

Post-doctoral researcher (or Research Professor): Mobile/Optical Transmission Systems Lab Research Group are seeking a highly motivated and talented postdoctoral researcher to join our team in the field of Optical Wireless Communications. The successful candidate will work on cutting-edge research projects in optical wireless communication technologies, e.g. orbital angular momentum (OAM) and other OWC systems. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. degree with a strong research background in optical wireless communications or RF wireless communications. Experience in designing and implementing optical communication systems is highly desirable.


  • Conducting independent research on optical wireless communication technologies
  • Designing and developing optical communication systems
  • Analyzing experimental data and presenting research results in conferences and scientific publications
  • Mentoring and supervising graduate and undergraduate students in the lab


  • Strong research background in optical or RF wireless communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong publication record in relevant conferences and journals
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

The position offers a competitive monthly salary ranging from KRW 3,500,000 (USD 2,700) to KRW 4,500,000 (USD 3,500) or higher, commensurate with qualifications and research records. This position includes health insurance and unemployment benefits. The initial appointment can be for six months or for one year, with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a detailed CV inclusive of research records, and a statement of research interests to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Fully-funded Ph.D. positions for Spring 2024

Highly self-motivated candidates with a strong desire and keen interest to make a success as a research professional in 6G optical wireless technologies (Holographic communications, Tbps enabling technologies, advanced optical wireless technologies, etc.). Successful candidates will be provided with a full financial package to cover tuition, living costs, scholarships, incentives, etc. Inquiries or CVs can be sent to The positions can be filled on a rolling basis.


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