Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS)

School of Computational Sciences

Research Fellow Positions

The School of Computational Sciences in the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applications for several research fellow positions in computational study of physical properties of materials and nanostructures.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation. Experience with density-functional-based computational methods is advantageous for applicants. The annual salary ranges approximately from US$32,000 to US$45,000 and, in addition, research funds of US$7,000~US$10,000 are available per year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable for up to two additional years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.

Application must include a curriculum vita with a cover letter, a list of publications, a summary of research plan, and three letters of recommendation, and should be e-mailed to a staff in the Office of Research Assistance of the school:

Soyoung Kim (soyoung@kias.re.kr).

Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS)
207-43, Cheongnyangni 2-dong, Dongdaemun-gu,
Seoul, 130-722, Korea

For questions and further information, applicants are encouraged to contact the KIAS faculty in their research areas.

About KIAS :

KIAS, incepted in 1996, is committed to the excellence of research in basic sciences (mathematics, theoretical physics, and computational sciences) through high-quality research programs and a strong faculty body consisting of distinguished scientists and visiting scholars.

Currently, KIAS is in operation with programs in mathematics (algebra, geometry, topology, analysis, and applied mathematics), theoretical physics (particle physics, astrophysics, statistical physics, and condensed-matter physics), and computational sciences (Nano Sciences, Information Sciences, and Bio Sciences). Every year KIAS has over 200 visiting scholars from home and abroad, and organizes numerous international conferences, symposia, and workshops, in which renowned scientists participated including Nobel laureates and Fields medalists. KIAS plans to expand these activities in the coming years. In addition, many KIAS research fellows take positions in universities and other international research institutes.

For further information and current activity, applicants are encouraged to visit to the KIAS homepage, http://kias.re.kr.