Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in KIST, South Korea

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Byun Lab, KIST, S. Korea Designation/Position

 South Korea invites applications for Postdoctoral Research Fellow Positions from eligible and interested candidates.


KIST was established in 1966 as the premier multi-disciplinary research institute in Korea. Its main goal is to lead Korea’s science and technology infrastructure in the research, development, and transfer of creative and original technologies. The main campus is located in Seoul with branch campuses in Gangneung and Jeonbuk. Location- Byun Lab, KIST, S. Korea

Eligibility/Qualification: Self-motivated, creative, team-working. Background in photocatalysis and electrochemistry. Experience with conjugated polymers and semiconductors is advantageous.

  •  The research group is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow with a strong background in heterogeneous photocatalysis and (photo) electrochemical analysis.
  •  The candidate is expected to strengthen our research in the field of visible-light-driven photocatalysis.
  •  The research group is looking for a candidate with expertise in one or more of these fields: conjugated polymers, inorganic semiconductors, alcohol oxidation, water splitting, and oxygen/nitrogen reduction.
  •  The main funding source for the fellow will be supported by the National Research Council of Science and Technology (NST), focusing on the development of broadband semiconductors for solar energy production. Dr. Dongki Lee of KIST will work in a team for potential photocatalytic studies (

Job/Position Description:

Salary and Duration: A competitive salary (USD35, 000~45,000/yr) will be offered in accordance with the guideline of the KIST and will depend on previous experience and qualifications. We are offering a full-time position for two years with a possibility of renewal for subsequent years. The preferred starting point is the 1 st of March 2022.

How to Apply: Applications should be completed before the 24th of December 2021. All qualified candidates are invited to submit the following to 1. Curriculum vitae / 2. Two samples of previously published work / 3. Names of two references

Last Date for Apply: 24 December 2021