Four Tenure-track positions: KAIST Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy

Faculty Recruitment

Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

  • Four Tenure-Track Positions: Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Research Area: Science Journalism, Intellectual Property, Future Studies
  • Location: Daejeon, Korea


The Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) invites applications for FOUR tenure track faculty positions at Assistant and Associate levels in the areas related to science journalism (e.g., computational journalism, emerging media and AI, environmental communication, risk communication, media law & policy, etc.), intellectual property (e.g., patents, digital copyrights, IP finance, IP strategy, IP data analytics, technology & law, etc.) and futures studies (foresight, strategy governance, climate change, economics, social welfare, etc.).  Specialties are not limited to the examples above.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or should be expecting to achieve one before the appointment. CV, academic achievements, research & teaching plans and three letters of recommendation (on request, for invitees to job talk) should be sent by email to Faculty Search Committee. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, and interviews will be arranged to meet the individual circumstances. We strongly recommend you to send your application before the first-round review of the applications on May 7. The appointment for the successful applicant begins in fall semester 2021 onward.

Since we seek for applicants enthusiastic about working in the evolving multidisciplinary environment of KAIST, preference will be given to candidates who show strong interest in building interdisciplinary collaborative research teams.

Requirements and Benefits

Tenure track faculty in the Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy, KAIST is expected to teach six credits per year in the graduate level and classes are held on the Daejeon or Seoul campus depending on the course. Advising master’s and doctoral students is mandatory. KAIST provides high seed funding for initial research and competitive salary as well as other benefits including faculty housing on campus and sabbatical leave every four year.

About the School

The Moon Soul Graduate School of Future Strategy has one doctoral program, three master’s programs (Science Journalism, Intellectual Property, and Future Studies), and one undergraduate minor program. The School was donated $25 million gifts from the Jung Moon Soul foundation to create a better future by supporting research and education. Please refer to the school’s website (

For more information, please contact the faculty search committee chair:

  • Faculty Search Committee
  • Email:
  • Tel.: +82-42-350-4022
  • Address: Graduate School of Future Strategy, KAIST N5-2259, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea

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