2020 Full-time Faculty Recruitment in Artificial intelligence: Computer Software
Yonsei University, College of Engineering
Korea, Republic of

2020 Full-time Faculty Recruitment (Artificial intelligence: Computer Software)



1. Academic Positions

1-1. Sinchon Campus

College (School)

Department or Program

Specific Major


Specific Qualifications

Graduate School

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence: Computer Software


- Candidates who expect to attain doctoral degrees before the time of appointment are also qualified to apply.

- Dual Affiliation with the Department of Computer Science & Engineering


2. General Qualifications

1) Applicants must have at least one year of research or teaching experience after obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

* Exceptions are noted in the table above and in 9) Additional Information below.

2) Applicants must be legally eligible to work at a private university in Korea.

3) Applicants must agree with the general Christian education principles espoused by Yonsei University.

4) A certain number of credit hours should be lectured in English.


3. Required Documents


1) Two printed copies of completed application form, one printed copy of "Statement of Religious Affiliations", and “Consent to collection and use of personal information” [Attached]


2) Official diploma and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.)

* Photocopies may be submitted at the time of application; but short-listed candidates for open lecture/interview must submit the official documents at the time of open lecture/interview.


3) Two printed copies of the list & summary of research publication(s) (format provided) [Attached]

* For main achievements (up to three), please check "Main Achievement" in the list of research records.


4) A USB or CD containing the list & the summary of research publications file above (in format attached)


5) A USB or CD containing the applicant's Ph.D. dissertation (PDF/MS-Word/HWP format)

* The 4) and 5) may be stored together in one USB or CD


6) A printed copy of each publication (or equivalent documentation for exhibitions and performances) published since March 2016

* Completed research that is in the process of being published may also be accepted as long as sufficient evidence of promissory receipt is provided.


7) Letters of recommendation (From two or more professors (professionals) in the same program or field)

* Among the required documents, only the letters of recommendation can be submitted by e-mail.

* The applicant's full name and the name of school/program the applicant is applying for must be specified in the letter.

* When submitting the original letter of recommendation by mail or in person: the recommender should seal the envelope and sign on the sealing line.

* When submitting the recommendation letter via E-mail: the recommender should submit the recommendation letter directly to the e-mail addresses below. The recommendation letter should be in an image format with recommender’s signature (i.e. PDF, JPG) (HWP or DOC format, which are subject to modification, will not be accepted.)


Recommendation Letter via Email to:

College of Engineering



4. Application Period

Friday, August 23, 2019 ~ Friday, September 27, 2019 (10:00 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.)

(except lunch time, weekends, holidays)

* Applications may be submitted by mail, but must arrive at the office by 5:00 p.m. on the deadline.

* Late applications will not be considered.


5. Mailing Address

[Administration Team 1, College of Engineering], Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea (Rm. N601, Bldg#121)


6. Evaluation Criteria and Process

Stage 1) Suitability for the advertised major

: The applicant's suitability for the advertised position will be evaluated

Stage 2) Academic records and overall achievements

: The applicant's academic excellence, teaching or research abilities, publication records will be comprehensively evaluated during this process

Stage 3) Open lecture/interview

: Short-listed applicants will be invited for an open lecture and interview. Presentation skills, academic potentials and overall qualifications will be evaluated.


7. Notification

1) Candidates invited for an open lecture and interview will be personally contacted by e-mail in October.

2) The final candidates will be contacted personally by e-mail at the end of December.


8. Things to Check Before Submitting Your Application:

1) Incomplete applications will not be considered or accepted.

2) Applicants are responsible for any false, deficient or incomplete documents.

3) Please fill out all information on the application form correctly

; Yonsei University has the right to revoke faculty appointments resulting from deficient information or false documents.

4) Applicants invited for an open lecture/interview must submit the official diplomas and transcripts at the time of open lecture/interview.


9. Additional Information

1) The official appointment will begin in March 2020 unless otherwise noticed.

2) Newly appointed tenure-track faculty members at Sinchon and International Campus will be given research grant according to their field of research for up to three years.

- Humanities, Social Sciences, Art, Music, or Physical Education: up to KRW 40,000,000

- Science & Engineering (Basic Sciences): up to KRW 100,000,000

- Science & Engineering (Applied Sciences): up to KRW 160,000,000

* Each College (or Graduate School) may have additional supporting programs for newly appointed tenure-track faculty members.

3) Newly appointed faculty members cooperating with POSTECH in research may be appointed as "Yonsei-POSTECH Cooperative Professor"

4) Non-Christians can apply.

5) Positions may be offered in tenure or non-tenure track depending on the evaluation results, unless otherwise noticed.

6) The final candidates may be assigned to take dual affiliation in related departments.

7) For inquiries: Administrative Team 1, College of Engineering (82-2-2123-2735)

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