Research Professors and Postdoctoral Fellows Position in POSTECH, S.Korea

Research Professors and Postdoctoral Fellows in Physics

Designation/Position- Research Professors and Postdoctoral Fellows

Department of Physics, POSTECH, S.Korea invites application for position Research Professors and Postdoctoral Fellows in Physics from eligible and interested candidates 

About- As of October 2016, in the Department of physics at POSTECH, there are 31 regular faculty members, 7 emeritus professors, 3 distinguished professors, 18 adjunct faculty members, 3 research professors and several postdocs. The student body is about 282 with 119 undergraduate students, 1 master students and 162 doctorate students. The department activities are supported by 5 administrative and technical staffs.

In particular, our department focuses on condensed matter physics, including nanophysics, plasma and accelerator physics, and biophysics since they allow concentration of our research resources on areas with a potentially large impact in industrial technology in Korea and development of internationally competitive research groups in a short time. The research in department is mostly funded by school fund and government agencies including BK21. Moreover, scholarship, dormitory and apartment for the married are provided.

Research/Job Area- Physics or related fields

Location- Department of Physics, POSTECH, S.Korea

Eligibility/Qualification– The minimum qualification is PhD certificate for postdoctoral fellows and one year of postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience for research professors.

Job/Position Description- POSTECH BK21Plus Physics Division has about two openings for research professors or postdoctoral fellows.

The annual salary starts from 36,000,000 Korean Won (approximately US$33,000 at the current exchange rate) for postdoctoral fellows and 48,000,000 Korean Won (approximately US$44,000) for research professors. The initial appointment for the position is for one year with the possibility of renewal upon mutual agreement. 


How to Apply- The application deadline is 3 December 2018 for positions beginning as early as 1 February 2019 but no later than 1 April 2019. Applications must include a CV, and a list of publications. Applicants should also arrange one recommendation letter (two for the research professor position) to be e-mailed to the address given below. Only e-mail applications are acceptable and be sure to state clearly in your application whether your application is for a postdoctoral or research professor position. All application documents (PDF format preferred) should be e-mailed to

Ms. Soo-Kyung Kim

POSTECH BK21 Physics Division & Department of Physics

[email protected]

Those interested are strongly encouraged to contact individual faculty members of the BK21Plus Physics Division with common research interest since selected candidates are expected to maintain a strong collaboration with the faculty members. The prospect of the strong collaboration is an important factor in the selection process.

For Contact-Contact information of the faculty members can be found at the POSTECH Physics Department web site ( or at the POSTECH BK21Plus Physics Division web site (


Last Date for Apply– 3 December 2018

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