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2020-05 KIAS Recruitment Announcement

for Research Fellow Positions
 


Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) was founded in 1996 by Korean Government to promote research excellence in the basic sciences. KIAS is located on a 120,000㎡ site in Seoul, where its members are provided with a research-friendly environment.
 

    For applications, please visit each school homepage on the right School of Mathematics School of Physics School of Computational Sciences School of Computational Sciences School of Computational Sciences

 

1. Recruitment Details

Position Category No. of opening Research Area
Research Fellow Math 4
□ All research areas of Mathematics
CMC Fellow Math 2
Project Research Fellow Math 3
□ Mathematics

  o Geometry and Topology
  o Analysis (including Probability)


Position Category No. of opening Research Area
Research Fellow Physics 7
□ Physics

  o Condensed Matter Physics
  o Particle Physics
  o Quantum Field Theory & String Theory
  o Statistical Physics
QUC Research Fellow Comp. Sciences 1
□ Computational Sciences

  o Condensed Matter and Computational Materials
  Sciences (Developments and applications of First
  Principle Calculation)
Project Research Fellow Physics 1
□ Physics

  o Particle Physics


Position Category No. of opening Research Area
Research Fellow Comp. Sciences 3명
□ Computational Sciences

  o Protein Folding, Bioinformatics, Global Optimization, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
  o Theoretical and Computational Material Science
  o Quantum Computation & Information Science
  o Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
  o Combinatorics, Extremal Graph Theory, Random Structure
  o Data Sciences

      ※ For detailed research area information, Please refer to KIAS Employment Information website.  

2. Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

□ Doctoral degree in the relevant majors
□ Those who are qualified under the “Korean State Public Officials Act” (Refer to the disqualifying factors listed in Article 33.)

 3. Terms of Employment

Category Details
Contract Period
□ The initial appointment for Research Fellow and QUC Research Fellow position is for two years, with the possibility of a one time renewal of up to two to three additional years depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.

□ Contract period of CMC Fellow, QUC Research Fellow, Project research fellow may be adjusted according to the project/program conditions.
Welfare
□ The annual salary payment according to internal regulations
Further information on CMC Fellows is available on CMC Job Opportunities webpage.
□ Covered by Korean national health insurance
Location
□ 85 Hoegi-ro Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea

      ※ For detailed information, Please refer to KIAS Employment Information website. 

4. Recruitment Process  

Category Position Stage Evaluation points Date
Math Research Fellow,
CMC
Fellow
Document screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
in December
(expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
in December
(expected)
Project
Research Fellow
Document screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
in October
(expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
in October
(expected)
Physics Research Fellow Document Screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
Dec., 2020
(Expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
Jan., 2021
(Expected)
QUC
Research
Fellow
Document screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
Oct., 2020
(Expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
Oct., 2020
(Expected)
Project
Research
Fellow
Document screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
Dec., 2020
(Expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
Jan., 2021
(Expected)
Comp. Sciences Research Fellow Document screening
□ Suitability with the field of research, excellence in research performance, potential for development, etc.
Early to mid October
(expected)
Interview
□ Expertise in the field of research, presentation and attitude, problem-solving skills, development potential, etc.
※ Video interview can be conducted for overseas residents.
Mid to late October
(expected)

      ※ The dates of recruitment stages may be subject to change. 


5. Required Documents
   
 - Curriculum vitae, Publication list, Research statement, Reference letters from 3 referees

 - The reference letters should be emailed directly by the referees, from which KIAS Professors should be excluded, to the relevant application email address.


6. Application Submission and Period


Position Category Submission Application Deadline
Research Fellow Math - Email: mathkias@kias.re.kr

December 1st, 2020

CMC Fellow Math

December 1st, 2020

Project
Research
Fellow
Math

September 30th, 2020

Research Fellow Physics - Email: phys@kias.re.kr
- AJO(Academic Jobs Online)

December 1st, 2020

QUC Research Fellow Comp. Sciences

October 1st, 2020

Project Research Fellow Physics

December 1st, 2020

Research Fellow Comp. Sciences - Email: comp@kias.re.kr

September 30th, 2020

      ※ Curriculum vitae and research statement should arrive by deadline for full application.


7. Additional Information

    a. If the information provided by the application materials is found to be untrue or false, the job offer will be withdrawn.
    b. The work level and annual salary of successful candidates will comply with KIAS personnel regulations and guidelines.
    c. No candidates may be hired if all applicants are found to be unsuitable during the screening stage.
    d. Applicants in some areas may be reviewed in the next recruitment process.
    e. Applicants will take full responsibility for any consequences resulting from false information, omissions and errors in application
       materials, omission of required documents and so forth.
    f. Inquiries : mathkias@kias.re.kr or phys@kias.re.kr or comp@kias.re.kr

 

 

 

 

 

2020. 09.

President of Korea Institute for Advanced Study