Jobs

I run the natural language processing group at Postech. Our group conducts state-of-the-art research on various topics in natural language processing with a 30-year track record of academic publications at top-tier international conferences/journals and numerous industry projects.

I am currently looking for outstanding students who will work on (but not limited to) these topics:

Benefits

If you directly work with me, you will have these benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible working hours: no timesheet checks

  • Remote work whenever you want (except mandatory on-site duties)

  • Unlimited vacations and sick leaves

  • Support for conference attendance, technical devices, daily snacks, books, etc.

  • Connection opportunities (internships, research collaborations) with world-leading companies, e.g. Google, Apple, Amazon, eBay

Duties

Apart from research work, you will be responsible for one or more of the following:

  • Teaching assistant

  • Government/Industry projects

  • Administrative stuffs: managing devices, paperwork, etc.

Available Positions

Currently I have open positions in:

  • Ph.D. student (full-time)

  • Master student (full-time)

I do not accept new interns for now.

Note: Please read the descriptions below carefully before sending me an e-mail. I get a lot of e-mails, so I might not be able to reply if you are not in the stage of contacting me in the application process, or if you do not meet expected qualifications.

Ph.D. Student (full-time)

Research 60% + Duties 40%

Requirements

  • Master's degree (or expected) in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or related fields

  • Publication records in natural language processing, machine learning or related fields

  • Strong programming skills in Python and a scientific library (PyTorch or TensorFlow)

  • Strong verbal/written communication skills in English

  • Highly motivated, organized, and responsible person with good teamwork ability

Application

  1. Please read carefully the qualification in the application guideline and the requirements above.

  2. If you fulfill the conditions, please send me an e-mail with your CV and research work.

  3. If your background and interest match my research plan, I will schedule an interview with you.

  4. If you pass the interview, I will write a recommendation letter for you which you can use in the application process.

  5. Apply via the central application page of POSTECH graduate schools (Korean/English). Please apply to the Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence.

  6. If you pass the document screening and interviews/exams, then e-mail me and select me as your supervisor.

Master Student (full-time)

Research 60% + Duties 40%

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (or expected) in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics or related fields

  • Strong programming skills in Python and a scientific library (PyTorch or TensorFlow)

  • Highly motivated, organized, and responsible person with good teamwork ability

Notes

  • You can apply to either Master's degree program or Master + Ph.D. (combined) program.

  • If you are enrolled in the Master's degree program and show good performance in research and duties, you will have a choice to continue working as a Ph.D. student without writing a Master's thesis.

Application

  1. You are not supposed to contact me before the official application process.

  2. Apply via the central application page of POSTECH graduate schools (Korean/English). Please apply to the Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence.

  3. If you pass the document screening and interviews/exams, you will have a chance to select your supervisor. Only then e-mail me.

  4. If your background and interest match my research plan, you will get a position in our group.

    • Note: However, if too many applicants wish to join our group in the same round, we might not be capable of accepting all.