The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) invites applications for several tenure-track faculty positions. The positions are primarily at the Assistant Professor level, but senior candidates with strong credentials will also be considered for higher-level appointments. New faculty members are provided with start-up research funds and competitive benefits packages. Successful candidates are expected to establish strong research programs and to excel in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. ▣ Vacancy•Soft materials (Mechan..
POSTECH Commencement Ceremony for the 2013 Academic Year[Friday, February 14, 2014 (11 am), POSTECH Gymnasium]1. Programs Commencement Ceremony (90 min.) ProgramRemarksStudent Procession Line-up10:00 - 10:40 (40)- Gymnasium hallway(where the clubrooms are)- Guided by Academic AffairsstaffStudent Procession10:40 - 10:55 (15)Marching order: Department flag bearers→ PhDs→ Masters→ Bachelors* Students should be seated at the appropriate sectiondesignated for each degree- Emcee: Hyun-cheol Jang & Jung-eun Lim- POSTECH OrchestraAcademic Procession10:55 - 11:00 (5)Marching order: M..
Faculty Position OpeningsThe Department of Creative IT Engineering,Pohang University of Science and TechnologyPohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), which was ranked the 1st in the world among universities less than 50 years old by the Times Higher Education in 2013, has established a new academic department, Creative IT Engineering (CITE), in August 2011. Through interdisciplinary-oriented education and innovative research, the CITE Department aims to educate students with competence, leadership, and passion who will pioneer new frontiers and tackle important problems via crea..
I wish all POSTECH members and their loved ones health, happiness, and prosperity in 2014. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank each and every member of the POSTECH community for hard work, dedication and understanding in 2013 although it was a challenging year. I hope that we can make 2014 a memorable year by working together with a renewed resolve to realize our founding tenets and common vision for the future of POSTECH.In my inaugural address in September 2011, I quoted St. Francis of Assisi: “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and su..
The 2nd Commemoration for Late Founding Chairman Tae-Joon ParkIt has been almost 2 years since the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park passed away. Throughout his lifetime, Chairman Park took the lead in Korea's industrial modernization and serving the country through education with his keen insight into the future. In particular, he founded POSTECH and greatly contributed to making POSTECH a world-class university as it is today. Therefore, we will hold commemorative events for the 2nd anniversary of the founding chairman Tae-Joon Park's passing, and ask all members to participate in the events t..
Special Lecture by Commissioner William D. MagwoodU.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)The U.S. NRC Commissioner William D. Magwood is to deliver a special lecture about “Nuclear Regulation in the U.S. and the NRC Response to Fukushima” at POSTECH.The U.S. NRC is a government agency dedicated to assuring the safe and secure use of nuclear materials in the U.S. in order to protect the health and safety of the people, and it oversees regulations of nuclear reactors, nuclear materials and nuclear wastes. The NRC is headed by five Commissioners appointed by the President of the U.S...
POSTECH Website Launch ContestContest Theme: POSTECH is holding a contest to celebrate the relaunch of POSTECH’s new and improved website. This contest is an effort to increase awareness of the new website and for both Postechians and the public to submit new or historic POSTECH- related content that can be shared on POSTECH’s new website. The most creative and original submissions will win amazing prizes including a Macbook Air, an iPad Mini, and more! Eligibility: This contest is open to all residents of the Republic of Korea, including POSTECH students, faculty, staff, and alumn..
Employment OpportunityPosition: International Relations StaffOrganization: Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)Location: Pohang, KoreaThe International Relations Office at POSTECH seeks a staff to join us in promoting global campus at the University.Job Description: 1. Cooperative programs with overseas universities2. Coordinate meetings and visits by international visitors3. Promote internationalization through participating in global networking andconferences and assist with the general duties of the International Relations OfficeRequirements: -High school education and bach..
Apply for SMP Mentee, Fall 2013 Any freshman who needs some help from the senior students for their early adaptation to the campus life or for their course work of the University Core courses may apply to this Student Mentoring Program (SMP) according to the following guide. 1. Application- Applicants: 2013 Freshmen - One of University Cores Courses / Student - Apply through POVIS online (Refer the attached file) - Registering period: 9:00 am, 23(Fri.), Aug. ~ 6:00 pm, 26(Mon.), Aug. 2013. 2. Selection- Number of mentees required : approximately 180 students. - Criteria : ..
Move-in to Dormitories in Fall 2013 ● Students who applied for the continued use of dormitory on POVIS between Fri, Aug 2 and Fri, Aug 9 do not have to apply for the move-in. (※ Students may submit room change requests starting Mon, Aug 26 if needed.) ● Information about move-in to the renovated dormitory building #2 or #4 - Students who resided in either building in the spring semester of 2013 will be given priority to the renovated building and only vacant dorm rooms will be available to other students. - Dormitory building #2 will be offered only to graduate students and building #..