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Announcement for the Position of Head in the Dept. of Civil and Envir. Eng. at KAIST

 

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at KAIST is seeking applications for the position of Head. The successful candidate must hold doctorate in civil and/or environmental engineering or related field, and have years of teaching and research experience in these fields. He/she must have a proven record of securing substantial funding from major granting agencies and research foundations, and also have excellent leadership and management skills, and the decision-making and collaborative skills required to lead a world-class research and education program. Candidates with a genuine commitment and enthusiasm for CEE undergraduate education will be favored, given a unique situation of ever-shrinking undergraduate enrollment with which KAIST CEE is presently facing. Appointment at the full professor rank is strongly preferred, although consideration may also be given to an exceptionally qualified associate professor.

 

KAIST CEE was founded in 1982 and as of Sep. 2020, the KAIST CEE, with 19 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and five professors emeritus, maintains the very best quality in the traditional fields; and also emerging ones as well, such as construction IT, robotics, transportation engineering, and urban planning, are now equally strong. As of Sep. 2020, the KAIST CEE has 34 undergraduate students, 67 master’s degree students, and 136 doctoral degree students. Our programs, graduate and undergraduate alike, are top tier worldwide, well comparable to global leading universities. Almost all lectures are delivered in English, and educational innovations such as “flipped classroom” are being actively adopted and practiced. Student exchange and dual degree programs with renowned universities across the globe are also up and running, serving to provide our students with good opportunities of being exposed to the outside world. Besides, the department also makes a great effort to produce industry-suited experts; one such outcome is to nurture two government-funded educational programs, namely, (1) the Smart-City Program and (2) BK21 FOUR Center for Fostering Global Leaders in Smart Infrastructure Systems. Thanks to all this, our department has consistently topped in the national academic ranking for last three decades; and the international reputation has steadily risen, which will surely remain so in the coming years.

What the KAIST CEE as a whole aim to do is to develop technologies that are innovative and also green and hence are able to ascertain the welfare of human beings now and in the future; this ambition of ours is being realized by way of four divergent sub-disciplines:

(1)        Resilient infrastructures - for safety and security against natural and anthropogenic disasters

(2)        Renewable energy and earth resources ? for enhanced utilization of alternative and regenerative energy sources such as geothermal, wind, and biomass energy

(3)        Sustainable environment ? for sustainable management of natural and built environments

(4)        Smart urban systems ? for digital integration of infrastructure systems

 

Applications/nominations, together with full curriculum vitae and names and email addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Search Committee Chair for Headship of CEE (email: srlee@kaist.ac.kr), KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, South Korea.  Review of candidates will start from December 15, 2020 and the search will continue until the position is filled.

 

For more information about KAIST CEE Department, please visit https://civil.kaist.ac.kr/