Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study
The School of Computational Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions at the level of postdoctoral research fellow. The School perform research in a broad range of fields where computational methods are necessary or appropriate: quantum information science, combinatorics, discrete mathematics, bioinformatics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, complex network, data science, and the theoretical/computational biophysics and material sciences (See http://www.kias.re.kr/sub03/sub03_03_07.jsp for details).
Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions beyond or through the doctoral dissertation. The annual salary starts from 48,500,000 Korean Won for Research Fellows. In addition, individual research funds of 10,000,000 Korean Won and a welfare card will be available each year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years with possibility of a one-time renewal for up to two years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.
Applications should email a standard cover sheet, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a research plan and three letters of recommendation to be emailed directly to Ms. Deure Park (firstname.lastname@example.org). All documents, prepared in English, and KIAS Professors should not be included among the referees. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually for interviews.
Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) was founded in 1996 by Korean Government to promote research excellence in the basic sciences. KIAS is located on a 120,000 square-meter site in Seoul, where its members are provided with a research-friendly environment. As a flagship of the basic sciences in the region, KIAS provides a venue for advanced learning and active discovery of new ideas. Through these efforts, the Institute ultimately aims to contribute to advancement of our civilization.
KIAS is an arena for dynamic scientific interactions. Scientists from all over the world visit KIAS for collaborative research, sabbatical leave, and undertake various research activities. In pursuit of fulfilling its mission, KIAS also hosts numerous meetings, seminars, workshops, and seasonal schools. The faculty and research bodies of the Institute are composed of diverse nationalities, and endeavor to explore the frontier of knowledge and insights on Nature and its structure. KIAS, aspiring to be a world-class hub of research activity, welcomes opportunities of interaction with research communities around the world.
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