The School of Mathematics at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions at the level of KIAS Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in pure and applied mathematics.
KIAS, founded 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.
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$43,700 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 this position is for two years and is renewable for up to two years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS.
Applications will be reviewed twice a year, May 20 and November 20, and selected applicants will be notified in a month after the review. In exceptional cases, applications can be reviewed occasionally when positions become available. The starting date of the appointment is negotiable. Application materials must include a standard cover sheet, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation. All documents, prepared in English, should be submitted by post or e-mail to: