Call for applications to doctoral program 2020A in UST-KASI

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Friday, August 30, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019
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Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute(KASI)
Korea (Republic of)
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Call for applications to doctoral program 2020A in UST-KASI


Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) via the University of Science and Technology (UST) is offering doctoral scholarships (direct and integrated) starting from March 2020 (for more info, see PhD scholarships are provided with a competitive salary of about $1500 per month.

KASI is located in Daejeon, a high tech, educational and research oriented city. Convenient accommodation would be provided to students for the first 3 years in the campus.

KASI is actively involved in various fields of astronomy and astrophysics, from astronomical instrumentation to observation and theory, and participates in international collaborative and stand-alone projects including GMT, ALMA, SDSS4, DESI, LSST, KMTNet, and KVN. This semester KASI is accepting applications for the following research areas:

  • Cosmology I (supervisor: Prof. Arman Shafieloo,

  • Cosmology II (supervisor: Prof. David Parkinson,

  • Theoretical Astrophysics (supervisor: Prof. Thiem Hoang,

and for the detailed description of the specific research topics, see the list attached or in our major homepage (

We encourage qualified international students to apply. Competent students with BSc degrees can apply for an integrated PhD program. Students with MSc degrees may apply directly to the PhD program.

Questions on each research area should be sent to each assigned professor, while other questions are sent to the Chief Major Professor (Sang-Sung Lee, For more information of application, also see the UST web page ( Applications are considered only if they are submitted during August 19 to September 20 (17:00 KST).


Best regards,

Sang-Sung Lee

Chief Major Professor



Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 27, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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