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CMC Fellow
  • The Center for Mathematical Challenges (CMC) at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for CMC Fellow positions. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation.
  • The initial appointment is for two years with a possibility of a one-time renewal of up to three years; each period of appointment may be adjusted according to conditions of the CMC project. The annual salary will be decided within the range of 60,000,000 Korean won (current exchange rate); and 70,000,000 Korean won depending on project funding. An individual research grant of 15,000,000 Korean Won and a welfare card will be available each year. There are no teaching duties.
  • Applicants should apply through (KIAS Job Recruitment Website) by November 1, 2021 (23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. They are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a research plan, and arrange for four letters of recommendation to be submitted directly by the referees.
  • All documents should be prepared in English (with the exception of reference letters), and KIAS Professors should not be included among the referees. All documents including reference letters 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. Only the documents listed above will be considered in the evaluation process.
 ※ CMC Fellows are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).