KAIST Tenure-track faculty positions – Associate or Assistant Professor – Industrial and Systems Engineering

    KAIST Tenure-track faculty positions - Associate or Assistant Professor - Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor faculty positions are available in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, KAIST Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

    Deadline to Apply

    May 31, 2021 (18:00 GMT +9)


    PositionTenure-track faculty positions
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Industrial engineering
    – Systems engineering
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST
    South Korea
    Contract PeriodNot mentioned
    Starting dateNot mentioned


    • Applicants should have a background in disciplines in industrial engineering and/or related fields of engineering
    • We seek candidates who are genuinely interested in solving complex system design and operations problems in manufacturing and service industries


    Industrial or academic experience will be considered preferably, and students who are expected to complete their PhDs until the end of 2021 will also be considered

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    In particular, we invite applicants in the areas related to Optimization, including LP/IP, combinatorial optimization, stochastic programming, convex optimization, non-linear optimization, as well as optimization for machine learning and machine learning for optimization.

    How to Apply?

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    Documents Required

    • KAIST full-time teacher appointment application form (attached form)
    • Summary of major achievements, lecture plan, research plan, Including consent to collection and use of personal information
    • Academic research achievements (refer to the guidance in the employment application for how to write) and 3 representative thesis
    • Resume (CV)
    • Letter of recommendation from 3 people (only for the first successful applicants, the letter of recommendation is sent directly to the department)

    Selection method

    • 1st phase: document screening
    • 2nd round: In-depth examination of the department
    • 3rd: Department seminar and comprehensive deliberation
    • 4th: Final appointment decision after deliberation

    Limited to successful applicants at each stage, and those who are eligible will be contacted individually


    • Matters in which prejudice may be involved in the examination in the application for appointment and all documents Physical condition), family relations, etc.)
    • If there are no eligible applicants, there may be cases where the selection of prospective candidates may not be possible, and appointments will be made. The timing may be adjusted.
    • If the submitted documents differ from the facts or if there is a defect in the requirements for appointment, the appointment may be canceled-Submitted application documents will not be returned.
    • When recommending appointment to department, it is necessary to submit transcript, degree certificate, career certificate, etc


    Professor Ha-Yong Shin
    Tel. 042-350-3124
    Email: hyshin@kaist.ac.kr

    Industrial and Systems Engineering Administration Office
    Tel: 042-350-3102
    Email: jongjong@kaist.ac.kr

    Official advertisement

    Faculty Position Announcement Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST

    Post expires at 6:00pm on Monday May 31st, 2021 (GMT+9)