Korea Institute For Advanced Study (KIAS), School of Mathematics

Position ID: KIAS-POSTDOC3 [#15489]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow and CMC Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Seoul, Seoul 02455, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: pure and applied mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2020/01/01, listed until 2020/12/10)
Position Description:    

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The School of Mathematics at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions at the level of KIAS Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in pure and applied mathematics. KIAS, founded in 1996, is committed to the excellence of research in basic sciences (mathematics, theoretical physics, and computational sciences) through high-quality research programs and a strong faculty body consisting of distinguished scientists and visiting scholars.

Applicants are expect+ed to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation. The annual salary starts from 50,500,000 Korean Won (approximately US$43,380 at current exchange rate) for Research Fellows, and 57,500,000 Korean Won for KIAS Assistant Professors, respectively. In addition, individual research funds of 10,000,000 ~ 13,000,000 Korean Won are available every year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable for up to two years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.

Applications will be reviewed twice a year, June 1 and December 1, and selected applicants will be notified in a month after the review. In exceptional cases, applications can be reviewed other times based on the availability of positions.

The starting date of the appointment is negotiable. Application materials must include a standard standard cover sheet, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation. All documents, prepared in English, should be submitted by e-mail or post to:

Ms. Sojung Bae (mathkias@kias.re.kr)
School of Mathematics, KIAS
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu,
Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea

CMC Fellow

The Center for Mathematical Challenges (CMC) of Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applications for CMC Fellow appointments in mathematics. Applicants should have demonstrated an outstanding record of research. Research potential and research leadership will also be considered in the evaluation of candidates.

Each appointment is for two years with a possibility of renewal for up to three additional years. The appointment may start any time in 2020. The starting salary is 66,000,000 Korean won (approximately US$53,800). In addition, the research grant of 15,000,000 Korean Won will be annually available. There are no teaching duties.

Those interested are encouraged to visit KIAS homepage (http://www.kias.re.kr). Applicants should send a standard cover sheet, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and a research plan, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to Ms. Bohwa Moon (mathkias@kias.re.kr) by June 1, 2020 (23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. Final candidates will be contacted individually for interviews in a month after deadline.

Center for Mathematical Challenges (CMC) Administraion Team, KIAS
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu,
Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea
Website: http://www.kias.re.kr/sub04/sub04_04_06.jsp

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Contact: Sojung Bae, +82 2 9583789, +82 2 9583770 (fax)
Postal Mail:
School of Mathematics
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea
Web Page: http://www.kias.re.kr/sub03/sub03_01_07.jsp

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