Institute for Basic Science, Center for Geometry and Physics

919 17683Position ID: IBSCGP-PRA [#17683, PRA]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do 37673, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: All mathematical disciplines
Application Deadline: 2021/06/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/05/11, listed until 2021/06/10)
Position Description:    

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The IBS Center for Geometry and Physics (IBS-CGP) several postdoctoral research associate positions (position ID: PRA).

IBS-CGP is working to bring the world’s leading scientists in mathematics together with young researchers to collaborate on research projects with passion and commitment. To this end, IBS recruits based on scientific excellence and creative ideas, rather than pre-determined goals or demonstrated practical outcomes. IBS-CGP provides an open and autonomous research environment. The existing members of IBS-CGP are working in symplectic geometry, geometric topology, dynamical systems, algebraic geometry, number theory, and mathematical aspects of quantum field and string theory.

In addition to the current research areas, candidates of all areas of mathematics and theoretical physics are welcome.

The center is located on the campus of Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in Pohang, South Korea.

Successful candidates for postdoctoral research associate positions will be new or recent Ph.D.‘s with outstanding research potential. Those who apply for this position should not have exceeded 5 years after obtaining the doctoral degree or should expect to obtain the doctoral degree within 3 months from the appointment start date. These non-tenure-track appointments will be for one year and the salary is no less than KRW 50,000,000. These appointments are non-renewable. The start date is September 1st, 2021.

These are purely research positions and postdoctoral research associates will have no teaching duties.

IBS-CGP offers annual research travel expenses in addition to basic research equipment and comprehensive benefits including medical and travel insurance and retirement fund.

A complete application packet should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae including a publication list
  3. Research statement
  4. At least 3 recommendations
  5. Consent form for collection of personal information (Download from the apply page of the cgp website)

For full consideration, applicants should submit items 1, 2, 3, and 5 on the Apply page of the CGP website and have their recommendation letters sent to by June 10, 2021. Recommendation letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered.

Please write to should you have any question or concern.

IBS encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

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Contact: GENN IA KIM, +82-(0)54-279-9901, +82-(0)54-279-9909 (fax)
Postal Mail:
IBS Center for Geometry and Physics
Mathematical Science Building Room 108
Pohang University of Science and Technology
77 Cheongam-ro, Nam-gu
Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Korea 37673
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