Institute for Basic Science, Research Evaluation Team

Application ID: IBS-AD [#16312]
Application Title: Call for Applications for Associate Director Position at the "Center for Complex Geometry" of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS)
Application Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Application Location: Daejeon, Daejeon 34126, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: complex algebraic geometry
Application Deadline: 2020/10/28 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/21, listed until 2020/11/02)
Application Description:    

IBS invites applicants for the position of Associate Director who are senior-level researchers with high research potentials, and are able to run his or her own research group in collaboration with the directors within their Research Centers.

1. Introduction of the research center

The IBS Center for Complex Geometry is one of the research centers established by Institute for Basic Science (IBS). The center is directed by HWANG Jun-Muk and located in the main campus of IBS in Daejeon, South Korea. The research at IBS Center for Complex Geometry is centered around the interaction of algebraic geometry, differential geometry and complex analysis of several variables. Through the interchange of ideas from these areas of mathematics, it aims to develop novel methods to attack challenging problems.

2. Job description The IBS Center for Complex Geometry invites applications for Associate Director position from mathematicians of exceptional research record and leadership in the area of complex algebraic geometry. Associate Director will serve important roles in assisting the founding director to achieve the goal of the research center as well as directing his or her own research group within the center.

3. Requirements for the position - All candidates must be able to make a long-term commitment to IBS- Center for Complex Geometry’s research activities. - All candidates must be able to manage their respective research groups.

4. Offer - Internationally competitive salary (negotiable) - Sizable independent research budget. - Tenured or permanent position until the retirement age of 65.

5. General Selection Procedure ①Recruitment of applicants by public advertisement ②Selection of candidates for in-depth evaluation ③Symposium and in-depth interview by in-depth evaluation panel ④Decision by the SEC(Selection & Evaluation Committee) about recommendation ⑤Negotiation with director ⑥Appointment by the president

6. Application Submission - Please fill out the ‘Application Form’ in English and email it as a single PDF file to no later than October 28th, 2020 (6 weeks after announcement). - E-mail title should include ‘Name of Applicant’ and ‘Name of the Research Center’

[ Contact Information ] JANG Minkyung, Research Evaluation Team Division of Research Service Institute for Basic Science (34126) 55, Expo-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Korea

Tel. No.: +82-42-878-8228 Fax No.: +82-42-878-8065 Email: * For more information, please visit IBS website (

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