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Professor

The School of Mathematics of Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites exceptional candidates in the field of Mathematics for the Professor position. Applicants should have demonstrated strong commitment to research and possess an excellent track record. The ability of establishing collaboration teams and training junior scientists will also be considered in the evaluation of candidates.

The initial appointment is for one to three years with possibilities of renewal for up to seven additional years. On-campus housing may be supported upon request, depending on the availability of vacancies. There are no teaching duties.

Applicants should apply through KIAS Job Recruitment Websiteby June 1, 2024 (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 five 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 and CMC Distinguished 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. 

The recruitment process consists of document screening and an interview, which includes an open lecture. 

Professors are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).

Research Fellow

The School of Mathematics at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applications for positions at the level of postdoctoral research fellow in mathematics.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through their doctoral dissertations. The annual salary is around 46,200,000 Korean Won (current exchange rate) excluding severance pay; an individual research grant of about 10,000,000 Korean Won and a benefit card of approximately 2,000,000 Korean Won will be available each year. (Benefits are subject to change depending on internal regulations and funding.) The initial appointment for this 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. 

Applicants should apply through KIAS Job Recruitment Websiteby June 1, 2024 (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 three 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 and CMC Distinguished 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.

Research Fellows are eligible for the retirement saving plan by Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association (SEMA).