Recruitment Notice: President of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Recruitment Notice:
President of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

  • The Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) is a world leading university in Korea that seeks innovation and advancement in science and technology in order to promote the prosperity of humankind. Established in 2007, UNIST aims to achieve recognition as a Top 10 Science and Technology University by 2030. With an emphasis on creativity, interdisciplinary education, globalization, and cutting-edge research, UNIST is actively cultivating global leaders and pioneers that stimulate the convergence of scientific and technological forefronts.
  • UNIST features state-of-the-art laboratories and instrumentation on a newly built campus that is beautifully nestled in a mountainous outskirt of the Ulsan metropolitan city. With a global mindset, all of the courses at UNIST are taught in English and the University aims to diversify its community such that 20% of its members are international.
  • We seek a President who has the vision and the track record to lead UNIST to achieving recognition as a global leader in science and technology.

☐  Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of science, engineering, and related policies that stimulate the development of high technology;
  • Extensive experience in managing large organizations;
  • Strong skills in leadership, communication and business innovation;
  • A vision for fostering scientific and technological achievement while enhancing Korea’s national competitiveness; and
  • Is not subject to disqualification as described in Article 33 of the State Public Officials Act (Grounds for Disqualification).

☐ Tenure:Four (4) years from the appointment date

☐  Required documents

  • Completed application form
  • Resume
  • Document stating relevant professional experience and achievements(not to exceed 3 pages, A4 size)
  • Document stating views on how to promote the development of UNIST(not to exceed 5 pages, A4 size)
  • Copy of the Consent to Collect and Use Personal Information

☐  Application deadline :Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (Korea Standard Time)

Application may be submitted in person, by registered post, or e-mail to:

  • Preparatory Committee for the Establishment of UNIST, Room 206, Bldg. 201, 50 UNIST-gil, Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan, South Korea
  • Tel : +82-(0)52-217-1022 / Fax : +82-(0)52-217-1149
  • E-mail :

☐  Additional Information

  • Submissions by registered mail must be postmarked on or before the application due date.
  • All documents submitted by the applicant will be kept confidential and will not be returned.
  • If any statement provided in the application documents is found to be untrue, an appointment recommendation may be revoked.

May 28, 2015
Chairman of the Preparatory Committee for the Establishment of UNIST