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[BK21 step 4] Researcher (BK Prof.) Recruitment Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts Department of Craft & Design

We are recruiting researchers to carry out research activities with of the Department of Craft and Design at Seoul National University. We will wait for many applicants to apply.

1. Recruitment
  • A.Recruitment areas: metal craft major who can study future problems of human society, social practice, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the environment and health, to link them to education or express them in creation, and to link them to education.
  • B.Recruitment position: BK Professor
2. Qualification for application
  • A.BK Professor: A person who has more than one year of experience in industry, education, or research after obtaining a domestic or overseas doctorate(not from Seoul National University). There should be no reason for disqualification in the appointment of teachers at this school.
  • B.Applicable to foreigners (non-Korean nationals)
  • C.Preferred to those who have SCOPUS, JCR-class papers, or international renowned exhibition and competition awards depending on the field of study
3. Hiring period and working conditions
  • A.Hiring (contract) period: 2021.9 to 2022.8 (workable for up to four years depending on performance)
  • B.Working conditions: 3,000,000won per month (including severance pay, 4 major insurance)
  • C.Double membership is not allowed during the recruitment period, but dual membership is allowed within authorized credits if a contract is signed with an outside university for a suburban lecture.
4. Obligations
  • A.Research while working in a designated laboratory within the group
    - 6 credits per semester are allowed for lectures
  • B.Achieve at least 200 points in papers, writings, and creations within the appointment period.
5. Documents to be submitted
  • A.1 copy of the researcher application for open recruitment (Attachment No.1)
  • B.1 copy for each research piece
    • -Evaluate in accordance with Seoul National University's BK21 Business Group's contract system appointment regulations and implementation details.
    • -Research results published or finalized within three years of the month of the application deadline. (from 200 points to 400 points or less)
    • -The score of recognition of research results is calculated as 100% for independent research, 70% for joint research by two or more persons, 70% for first authors or corresponding author of joint research by three or more people, 50% for joint research by three or more people, and 30% for joint research by four or more people.
    • -A doctoral dissertation is also possible, considered 100% (Only if within three years of earning a doctorate)
    • -Writings/JCR registration papers are considered 200%.
    • -If you submit more than two performances, please indicate the priority of the review.
    • -For achievements that have not been published in the journal, please attach a certificate of publication issued by the person in charge of the publication of the journal.
    • -If preparation time is insufficient, the cover and author of the performance records can be submitted in the form of electronic documents, and after being selected as a candidate for appointment, but if it is not proven, the appointment can be canceled.
  • C.Each copy of the Degree certificates and academic transcripts (Undergraduate and graduate school)
  • D.Each copy of a career certificate (all experience listed)
    • -If preparation time is insufficient, it can be submitted after being selected as a candidate for appointment, but if it is not proven, the appointment can be canceled.
  • E.1 copy of self-introduction (major research achievements, awards, etc.)
  • F.1 copy of research plan (Attachment No.2)
    • -Please specify your plan for achieving a minimum of 200 points in relation to the above 〈4. Obligations-B〉.
6. Recruitment screening
  • A.The examination will be conducted in accordance with Seoul National University's BK21 Business Group's contract system and professor appointment regulations.
    • -Stage 1(Basic and Major Review): Review the candidates' academic excellence and educational abilities, as well as whether their major matches the subject areas.
    • -Stage 2 (Interview Review): Review the following for candidates who have passed the basic and major screening.
  • B.If the applicant passes, we notify individually, and if there is no suitable candidate among the applicants, we may not hire.
7. When to be appointed
  • -Planned for 2021.09 but can be adjusted after consultation
8. Reception and Inquiry
  • A.Receipt period: 2021.05.03(Mon) - 2021.06.04(Fri) 18:00
  • B.How to register: E-mail reception (
  • C.Inquiries: Design Research Center No. 101 of Seoul National University College of Fine Arts 49-dong, Daehak-dong, Gwanak-gu, Seoul (82-2-880-7512)
9. Precautions
  • A.Matters not specified in this notice shall be governed by the Seoul National University Regulations on Personnel Affairs and the Regulations on the Selection of Professors.
  • B.If there is a defect in the requirements for appointment, such as qualification for application or research results, after employment, the appointment may be canceled under the authority of the head of the group.
  • C.The matters concerning the service of BK21 researchers shall be governed by the official service practices of education officials
  • D.After receiving an application by e-mail, the original documents may be requested at the examination stage, and all documents shall be submitted by mail in two copies.
    • -If you submit a copy, it should be comparing with original and sealed with a signature. After being notified as a candidate for appointment, the office should be able to compare it with the original copy immediately.
  • E.Non-English certificates should be submitted with a translation.
  • F.Documents submitted will not be returned.

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