Korea Institute for Advanced Study, School of Physics

617 14160
Position ID:KIAS-School of Physics-RFAP2 [#14160]
Position Title: Research Fellows and KIAS Assistant Professors
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Seoul, Seoul 02455, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), HEP-Theory (hep-th), Condensed Matter Theory, Statistical Mechanics, String Theory, Theoretical Particle Physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/08/01, finished 2020/05/14, listed until 2019/12/01)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor & Research Fellow in Theoretical Physics at KIAS

The School of Physics at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions at the level of KIAS assistant professor and postdoctoral research fellow in theoretical physics. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation.

The annual salary starts from 50,500,000 Korean Won (approximately US$43,380 at current exchange rate) for Research Fellows, and 57,500,000 Korean Won for KIAS Assistant Professors, respectively. In addition, individual research funds of 10,000,000 ~ 13,000,000 Korean Won are available per year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable once for up to two additional years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.

Applications will be reviewed after December 1st, 2019. In addition, unexpected vacancies may be filled with exceptional candidates throughout the year. Applications must include a curriculum vitae with a cover letter, a list of publications, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation.

Your application materials may be sent to phys@kias.re.kr or submitted via Academic Jobs Online. KIAS also accepts application via conventional mail to

Ms. Sunmi Wee Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) 85 Hoegiro (Cheongnyangni-dong 207-43), Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea

* Further information on our latest call for applications is available in the page below (deadline: December 1, 2019).

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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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