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[School of Physics] 2021 KIAS Recruitment Announcement for Faculty Position in Physics
2021-07-13 | Admin

2021 KIAS Recruitment Announcement

for Faculty Position in Physics

 

Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) was founded in 1996 by Korean Government to promote research excellence in the basic sciences. KIAS provides its members with a highly interactive, supportive, and dynamic research-friendly environment. Currently, KIAS is comprised of approximately 20 regular faculty members and 80 plus postdoctoral research fellows at the School of Mathematics, the School of Physics, and the School of Computational Sciences.

 

The School of Physics is seeking outstanding faculty candidates for one full-time Professor position in the field of Theoretical Physics.

 

1. Position Details

Position

School/

Center

No. of

openings

Research Field

Faculty

Physics

1

Physics

 o All areas of theoretical physics

   (Priority is given to condensed matter physics)

 

2. Required Qualifications

Details

Those who are qualified under the “Korean State Public Officials Act”

    (Refer to the disqualifying factors listed in Article 33.)

Those with no restrictions to international travel

Professor or equivalent with Ph.D. in the relevant fields

Strong commitment to the research with an excellent track record in the field

Demonstrated ability of establishing collaboration teams and training junior scientists

Demonstrated research excellency, various experiences, and leadership in the field which bring the research

    area to the world-leading level

Record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication in the subject research area

Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with diverse research groups

※ KIAS complies with the 「EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND WORK-FAMILY BALANCE ASSISTANCE ACT」.

   Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

3. Terms of Appointment

 

Details

Contract

Period

The initial appointment for the Faculty position is from one to three years and is renewable for every up to seven additional years depending on overall research performance

Welfare

Faculty members are provided with annual salary in accordance with KIAS regulations and covered by Korean national health insurance.

Accommodation may be supported upon request, depending on the availability of vacancies

Location

85 Hoegi-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, South Korea

For detailed information, Please refer to the Job Opportunities page of the School of Physics.

 

4. Review Process

Position

Stage

Date

Evaluation criteria

No. of selected candidates

Faculty

Initial screening

Jan.,2022

(Subject to change)

Suitability of the research topics

Excellence in the research performance

Potential for the future development and Academic leadership

Less than or equal to twice the number of openings

Interview

Feb.,2022

(Subject to change)

Demonstration of expertise in the relevant research fields

Perspectives for the future research direction

Less than or equal to the number of openings

 

(The same number of candidates is selected for the waiting list)

The announcement regarding open lecture or interview will be guided.

The dates of recruitment stages may be subject to change.


5. Required Documents

 a. Curriculum vitae

 b. Publication list

 c. 5 Reference letters

 d. Research statement

 ※ Note that referees are required to directly upload their reference letters via the KIAS recruitment webpage.

 ※ To avoid the conflict of interest, KIAS professors cannot serve as referees.


6. Application Method and Deadline

 a. Application Method: KIAS recruitment webpage<https://jobs.kias.re.kr>

    Press the ‘Apply’ button below at the bottom of this page.

 b. Deadline: December 31, 2021 (23:59, GMT+9)

    ※ All documents should be submitted by deadline for full application.


7. Additional Information

 a. All documents should be submitted by deadline, and if any of a certain applicant’s required documents is missing

    or incomplete, the applicant’s materials may not be evaluated.

 b. If the information provided by the application materials is found to be untrue or false, the job offer will be

    withdrawn.

 c. The work level and annual salary of successful candidates will comply with KIAS regulations.

 d. No candidates may be hired if all applicants are found to be unsuitable during the screening stage.

 e. Applicants will take full responsibility for any consequences resulting from false information, omissions

   and errors in application materials, omission of required documents and so forth.

 f. Applicants can request the return of application materials within the period of three months after the

   final announcement of recruitment results under Article 4 of “Enforcement Decree of the Fair Hiring Procedure

   Act” of Korean Government.

 g. Inquiry: phys@kias.re.kr


2021. 09. 30.

President of Korea Institute for Advanced Study

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