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  • Professor
    • The School of Computational Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study is seeking outstanding faculty candidates for one full-time Professor position in one of the areas of Computational sciences.
    • The candidates are required to have doctorate degrees in the area of computational and theoretical study of quantum materials.
    • The initial appointment for the faculty position is from one to three years and is renewable for every up to seven years depending on overall research performance. Accommodation may be supported upon request, depending on the availability of vacancies.
    • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, five letters of recommendation, a research statement and additional materials that may help assess the candidate’s academic capabilities through KIAS recruitment webpage (https://jobs.kias.re.kr) by Oct. 7, 2021(23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration.
    • All documents should be prepared in English, and KIAS Professors should not be included among the referees. All documents should be submitted by deadline, and if any of a certain applicant’s required documents is missing or incomplete, the applicant’s materials may not be evaluated. The recruitment process consists of document screening and evaluation by the AD Hoc committee, which includes an open lecture or interview.
    • ※ Further information on our latest call for applications is available from the following webpage
           Deadline: by Oct. 7, 2021 (23:59, GMT +9)
           2021-2 Faculty Position in School of Computational Sciences at KIAS
    • ※ All KIAS employees are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).
  • Research Fellow
    • The School of Computational Sciences in the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applications for KIAS research fellow positions in the following areas.
      • Life Science
        • This position is for a Physicist/Chemist/Biologist trained in molecular modeling and computer simulation for 3D structure prediction of proteins including threading and homology modeling. Applications from scientists without direct experience in protein structure prediction are also encouraged. Good background and experience in statistical physics (preferably polymer systems) and skills in solving complex problems are required.
      • Theoretical and Computational Materials Science
        • This position is for a condensed matter theorist and theoretical materials scientist pursuing quantitative understandings of real solids and primarily utilizing various computational tools. 
      • Information Science
        • This position is for physicists or mathematicians working on quantum cryptography and/or quantum computing.
      • Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
        • The primary goal of this field is to understand biological phenomena at the molecular level by using molecular simulations and theoretical tools based on theoretical chemistry and soft condensed matter physics. The position is for theoretical chemists or biological physicists working on molecular biophysics, statistical biophysics, and computational biology.
      • Combinatorics and Theoretical Computer Science
        • This position is for a Mathematicians/Computer Scientist/Physicist trained in combinatorics, graph theory, algorithm and/or theoretical computer science.
      • Data Science
        • This field aims at understanding the structural and functional principles of complex systems by data analysis and quantitative modeling. Scientists with research experience in data-based modeling, statistical physics, dynamical systems, or complex networks are encouraged to apply.
    • Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation. The annual salary starts from 48,500,000 Korean Won(currency exchange rate); an individual research grant of 10,000,000 Korean Won and a welfare card will be provided each year.
       
    • The initial appointment for this position is for two years with possibility of a one-time renewal for up to two years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.
    • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation through KIAS recruitment webpage (https://jobs.kias.re.kr) by August 13, 2021(23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. All documents should be prepared in English, KIAS Professors should not be included among the referees. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually for interviews.
    • ※ Further information on our latest call for applications is available from the following webpage
           Deadline: by Aug. 13, 2021 (23:59, GMT +9)
           2021-2 Recruitment Announcement for Research Fellow Positions in School of Computational Sciences at KIAS
    • ※ All KIAS employees are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).
    • ※ KIAS offers 1 to 2 alternative military service positions for Korean scientists each year. For details, please contact the School staff.
  • Project Research Fellow
    • The School of Computational Sciences accepts applications for Project Research Fellow positions until October 31, 2021 for the following research field.
    • Area 1: Protein Folding, Bioinformatics, Global Optimization, Artificial Intelligence (A.I)
    • The contract period of each position may be adjusted according to the project/program conditions.
    • Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation through KIAS recruitment webpage (https://jobs.kias.re.kr) by October 31, 2021(23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. All documents should be prepared in English, KIAS Professors should not be included among the referees. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually for interviews.
    • ※ Further information on our latest call for applications is available from the following webpage
           Deadline: by Oct. 31, 2021 (23:59, GMT +9)
           2021-4 Recruitment Announcement for Project Research Fellow Positions in School of Computational Sciences at KIAS
    • ※ All KIAS employees are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).
    • Ms. Deure Park
      Mathematics e-mail
      Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS)
      85 Hoegiro (Cheongnyangni-dong 207-43), Dongdaemun-gu,
      Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea
updated on 2021-10-18