Institute for Basic Science, Center for Geometry and Physics

919 16248Position ID: IBSCGP-SRP [#16248, SRP]
Position Title: Senior Research Positions
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do 37673, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: All mathematical disciplines
Application Deadline: 2020/12/04 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/09/10, updated 2020/09/09, listed until 2020/12/04)
Position Description:    

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The IBS Center for Geometry and Physics (IBS-CGP) invites applications for several senior researcher positions (position ID: SRP).

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.

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

Successful candidates for senior researcher positions will be new or recent Ph.D.’s with outstanding research potential. These senior researcher appointments are for two or three years, and the salary range is KRW 57,000,000 – 66,000,000 (approximately USD 47,800 – 55,400). The appointment is one time renewable up to 5 years in total contingent upon the outstanding performance of the researcher.

These are purely research positions and senior reseacher will have no teaching duties.

IBS-CGP offers annual travel funds of KRW 8,000,000 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 CGP apply page)

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 December 4, 2020 (KST). 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.

IBS-CGP Website:

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Contact: Genn Ia Kim, +82-(0)54-279-9905, +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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