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

Hongsoo Choi mems at dgist.ac.kr
Tue Oct 2 07:36:12 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
research. 

 

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.

 

 

Salary, incentives and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

Applicants must submit CV and statement of research interests to Prof.
Pyung Hun Chang at  <mailto:phchang at dgist.ac.kr> phchang at dgist.ac.kr by
Oct. 8 2012. Please also submit names and contact information for three
references. Prof. Chang is the Dean of the Graduate School and the
department Head of the Robotics Engineering at DGIST.  

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hongsoo Choi, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Robotics Engineering, 

Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)

50-1 Sang-Ri, Hyeonpung-Myeon, Dalseong-Gun

Daegu, 711-873, KOREA
TEL +82.53.785.6212

FAX +82.53.785.6209

E-mail  <mailto:mems at dgist.ac.kr> mems at dgist.ac.kr

Website:  <http://mems.dgist.ac.kr> http://mems.dgist.ac.kr 

 

 

From: Hongsoo Choi [mailto:mems at dgist.ac.kr] 
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2012 11:18 PM
To: 'robotics-worldwide at usc.edu'
Subject: RE: Faculty Positions at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science &
Technology, Korea (update)

 

 

Faculty Positions at the Department of Robotics Engineering  (The
application will be available on September 1, 2012)

 

 

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
research. 

 

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. (The application will be available on
September 1, 2012)

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

 

 

 

 



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