2019A KASI Postdoctoral Positions

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute
Korea (Republic of)
Job Announcement Text: 

The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) is a government-funded research institute located in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. We conduct front-line research in various fields of astronomy, astrophysics and space science, develop astronomical instruments and operate facilities in Korea and overseas. We are currently looking for creative and outstanding postdoctoral scientists.

Required Documents
▶ A curriculum vitae
▶ Research achievement and plan
▶ Publication and project list within 5 years
▶ More than two letters of recommendation
※ Sent directly from the recommenders to hradmin@kasi.re.kr

The Applications should be submitted by 2018-12-14 (17:00 KST) online https://www.kasi.re.kr/eng/post/eng_jobopening. A photocopy of the diploma should be presented when the candidate joins the KASI. Note that only applicants within 5 years from the PhD degree are eligible for these positions.

The Areas of Recruitment
1. Galaxy clusters
2. High-redshift Lyman Alpha Emitters and Nebulae
3. KMTNet Supernova Program
4. Big data and machine learning in astronomy
5. Microlensing
6. ALMA Korean node
7. EAVN operation and science
8. Ionosphere/Upper Atmosphere
9. Space Geodesy
10. Infrared Astronomy
11. Cosmology
12. Theoretical and computational astrophysics
13. Historical Astronomy

The successful candidate will be provided with the remuneration (starting from around 44,400,000 KRW(about 39,400 USD) per annum excluding severance pay) depending on qualification, research budget and financial supplement for health insurance and national pension, one-way airfare to join the KASI (economy class), and a dormitory room for single/double if needed. (dorm fees : 150,000/90,000 KRW) The KASI is committed to increasing its diversity and welcomes applications from women, minorities and people with disabilities.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 14, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 8, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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