School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study

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Position ID:KIAS-School of Physics-RF [#1311]
Position Title: Assistant Professors and Research Fellows
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Seoul, Seoul 130-722, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2013/12/29 finished (posted 2011/11/28, finished 2014/07/06, listed until 2014/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The School of Physics at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions of Postdoctoral Research Fellow and KIAS Assistant Professor in theoretical physics.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated remarkable research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation. For research fellows, annual salary starts from 42,000,000 Korean Won (approximately US$39,000 at current exchange rate) and additional research funds of 10,000,000 Korean Won (US$9,300) will be provided each year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable for up to two years, depending on your research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.

Exceptional candidates may be asked to join KIAS as KIAS Assistant Professors. Annual salary for the position starts from 50,000,000 Korean Won (US$46,000) and research funds of 15,000,000 Korean Won (US$14,000) will be provided per year. The initial appointment is for two years and is renewable for up to three additional years.

The deadline is December 29 for positions beginning in Spring 2014 or earlier. Applications must include a complete vitae with a cover letter, a list of publications, and a research plan. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed to: Ms. Sunmi Wee Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) 85 Hoegiro (Cheongnyangni-dong 207-43), Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 130-722, Republic of Korea

Those interested are encouraged to contact individual faculty members. Visit our website at to learn about our faculty members and their research interests.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
School of Physics
Korea Institute for Advanced Study
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul 130-722
Republic of Korea

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