We, Chonbuk National University (CBNU), are cordially inviting you as a post-doctoral fellow. The program is to support prominent young scholars all over the world by providing opportunity to conduct research works with the faculty members of CBNU located in Jeonju, a calm but exciting southern city of the Republic of Korea.

Under this program, CBNU will award you a fellowship for your research works. As a full-time research staff you will work in your fields of specialization under the supervision of our faculty. We support you for one year and you can receive the same benefit for another year with the permission from the Program Board.


Candidates for the fellowship should

  1. hold a doctoral degree, which was conferred during the last 5 years from the date of announcement,

  2. contact a supervising faculty of research institutions or centers at CBNU in advance and receive an invitation letter from him/her,

  3. work as a full-time researcher at CBNU without any other occupation.

Research Fields

Agriculture, Dentistry, Engineering, Humanities, Medicine, Natural Science, Nursung Science, Social Science, Veterinary Science

Terms of award

CBNU would provide a living allowance ranging from 2,000,000 Korean Won per month.(500,000 Won of the living allowance will be provided by a supervising professor.)

Application Procedures

Please submit the following documents to CBNU, via the prospective supervising faculty of CBNU.

  1. Filled Application form with Research Proposal

  2. Official certification of your doctoral degree.

  3. Proofs of Publication

  4. Filled form with Research Plans

Profile of Chonbuk National University

Chonbuk National University is located in Jeonju, a calm, but exciting southern city in the Republic of Korea. We are one of the older and larger among twenty-four national universities in Korea, and was founded in 1947 with about 340 acres of beautiful campus. We have thirteen colleges of Agriculture, Commerce, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Arts, Human Ecology, Humanities, Law, Medicine, Natural Science, Social Science, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Graduate Schools. We provide more than 20,000 students and 1,500 faculty and staff with superb educational, research and supporting facilities. As the leading national university in Korea, we maintain many cooperative programs with other international educational institutions, and currently about 200 international students are enrolled in our degree programs. Their countries include Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Taiwan, and Vietnam etc.