[robotics-worldwide] Faculty Positions at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology, Korea

Hongsoo Choi mems at dgist.ac.kr
Fri Aug 10 20:54:15 PDT 2012


Faculty Positions at the Department of Robotics Engineering 



Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) located in Daegu,
Korea, around 1.5 hours ride from Seoul by Express Train is a government-
funded research-intensive institution. DGIST offers PhD, Master’s and
Bachelor’s degree programs in the fields of science and engineering. It
opened the graduate program first in March, 2011 and will open
undergraduate school. The Institute’s vision is to get international
visibility and recognition as one of the top-ranking universities in the
world. To this end DGIST will concentrate its initial resources on
education and research in such selectively specified fields as Robotics
Engineering, Brain Science, Information and Communication Engineering,
Energy Systems Engineering and Engineering Materials Science.



The Department of Robotics Engineering at the DGIST is seeking outstanding
candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks. The
applicants should have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
and establishing a vigorous research program. The applicants must also have
open-minded interpersonal skills for working together in cooperative manner
with their colleagues within the department in carrying out teaching and


Successful candidates are expected to have a strong record of research and
publication in fundamentals of robotics and/or in the following medical
robotics application areas.


● Surgical Robot: Surgical robots that provide advanced eyes and hands for
surgeons to assist more accurate and safe surgery. Supporting systems for
minimally invasive treatment with robotics and image guidance techniques.

● Rehabilitation Robot: Rehabilitation robots that help recover or assist
the motor/cognitive functions of the handicapped and impaired persons.
Welfare robots that improve the quality of life of the beneficiary.

● Robot Design: Robot design and optimization for medical applications
based on advanced robot mechanism, sensors, actuators, control, motion
planning, navigation, etc.



Salary, incentives and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants must submit Application Form for DGIST at  <http://faculty.dgist.
ac.kr> http://faculty.dgist.ac.kr. 

For more information, please visit our webpage at http://www.dgist.ac.kr




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