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Pay, Benefits, Compensation

  • 15 days of vacation per year
  • Incentive from the project team
  • Health insurance (Medical examination (once a year)
  • 50% tax return first two years.
  • Pension refund (Countries which have negotiated with South Korea)
  • Dormitory can be provided
  • lunch is provided
  • Welfare point. (Can be used for education, fitness, ETC)
  • Fitness center, sports facility. cafe, bank, post office, convenience store are located nearby


Is it possible to extend my contract?
Yes, contracts can be extended two times up to a maximum of 10 years depending on your performance and the project you are involved in.
Where is the dormitory located and what amenties are provided?
The dorimitory is within 10 minutes walking distance from the research facility.
The room is a studio. Basic amenities are provided (internet, furniture, laundry, etc)
Can I be a permanent worker?
Currently, there are no openings for a permanent researcher position. Please check the website for future updates.
I am little concerned about not being able to speak Korean.
Speaking Korean is not required but knowing/learning it will definitely help your career. We do offer Korean class for foreigners to help them settle.
How many foreigners are in ETRI?
About 30 to 40 employees.
I am not in Korea. Do I have to travel to Korea for the interview step of the application process?
For this recruitment, we are not providing travel expenses but to avoid inconvenience, we will conduct conference call interviews instead for those who are overseas