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June E Huh Fellow

June E Huh Center for Mathematical Challenges (HCMC) at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for June E Huh Fellow positions. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated or possess exceptional research potential that marks them for future leadership in their respective research fields. 

The initial appointment is for five years with a possibility of a one-time renewal of up to five years following an evaluation process; each period of appointment may be adjusted according to the conditions of the HCMC project. The annual salary is around 81,000,000 Korean won (current exchange rate) excluding severance pay, determined by project funding. An individual research grant of about 20,000,000 Korean Won and a benefit card of approximately 2,000,000 Krw will be available each year. (Benefits are subject to change depending on funding.) There are no teaching duties. In addition, June E Huh Fellows are asked to work at least 4 months per year on KIAS campus; with prior approval, they may change their working locations to overseas institutions for the remaining 8 months (※ Relevant appointments should abide by KIAS personnel regulations.).

Applicants should apply through KIAS Job Recruitment Website by December 1, 2023 (23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. They are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, 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. Only the documents listed above will be considered in the evaluation process. 

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

CMC Fellow

June E Huh Center for Mathematical Challenges (HCMC) 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 the conditions of the HCMC project. The annual salary is around 68,000,000 Korean won (current exchange rate) excluding severance pay, determined by project funding. An individual research grant of about 15,000,000 Korean Won and a benefit card of approximately 2,000,000 Krw will be available each year. (Benefits are subject to change depending on funding.) There are no teaching duties.

Applicants should apply through KIAS Job Recruitment Website by December 1, 2023 (23:59, GMT +9) for full consideration. They are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a research plan, and a cover letter (a document explaining how the applicant’s research fulfills HCMC's mission to solve the greatest unsolved math problems of no longer than 1 A4-sized page), 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 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. 

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