Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Astrophysics and Cosmology - JRID47791

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
April 30, 2014
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
April 30, 2014
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Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution/Company Name: 
Korea Institute for Advanced Study
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Ms. Sunmi Wee
Street Address Line 1: 
85 Hoegi-ro, Dongdaemun-gu
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Republic of Korea
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Astrophysics and Cosmology

The School of Physics of the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for research fellow positions in the field of astrophysics and cosmology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field and should have demonstrated exceptional research potential in their fields. Successful applicants will work with the members of KIAS astrophysics group on analytical, observational and numerical studies in astrophysics and cosmology. The research topic includes galaxy formation, large scale structure, peculiar velocity field, and cosmic microwave background radiation ( Appointments can start from September 1, 2014, but the starting date is negotiable. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of renewal for two additional years.

For research fellows, the annual income starts from 45,000,000 Korean Won (approximately US$41,800 at the current exchange rate) and an additional research fund of 13,000,000 Korean Won (US$12,000) will be provided each year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable for up to two years, depending on research performance.

Those interested are encouraged to contact Prof. Changbom Park ( The more detailed information on the position can be found at the web site: (KIAS job opportunities).

Applicants should send a cover letter specifying the research area, curriculum vita, publication list, brief statement of research interest, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Ms. Sunmi Wee ( by April 30, 2014.

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No benefits information has been provided by the employer.