Science and Public Engagement Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: October 1, 2019

The Graduate School of Science, Technology, and Policy (STP) at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position on Science and Public Engagement. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, scientific authority and public trust, risk and disasters, Anthropocene, science and gender, science and race, and public understanding of science. We are seeking highly qualified candidates trained in sociology, anthropology, political science, public policy, geography, STS, environmental studies, gender studies, and critical legal studies. Ph.D. or equivalent must be in hand prior to appointment, which may begin as early as in March 1, 2020. The starting date is negotiable.

Deadline for application is October 1, 2019. To be considered for this position, please send the following application materials to Mr. Jungil Lee, Administrative Coordinator, by e-mail (

  1.  An application form, including the summary of key achievements and plans of teaching and research (the form is attached and can also be downloaded from the homepage)
  2. A cover letter describing research and teaching interests
  3. Curriculum Vitae (please delete the names of schools where the applicant studied)
  4. One or two writing samples (e.g., publications or dissertation chapters)
  5. List of three referees.

※ Do not include personal information such as photo, schools of graduation and age.

Questions may be addressed to Professor Buhm Soon Park, Search Committee Chair, at For information about STP, please click here.

KAIST is a leading university in South Korea and committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, and gender perspectives to the KAIST community.

Posted: August 14, 2019