Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Extra-galactic Astronomy and Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, March 4, 2019
Archive Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Department Name: 
School of Physics and the Quantum Universe Center
Seoul, S. Korea
Korea (Republic of)
Job Announcement Text: 

The KIAS School of Physics and the Quantum Universe Center invite applicants for research fellow positions and a research professor position in the field of extra-galactic astronomy and observational cosmology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astronomy or a related field, and should have demonstrated exceptional research potential in their fields. The successful applicants will work with the members of KIAS astrophysics group on analytical, observational, and numerical studies. The research topic includes galaxy formation, large scale structures in the universe, high-redshift universe, and the cosmic microwave background radiation (


Appointments can start as early as September 1, 2019, but the starting date is negotiable. The initial appointment will be for two years with the possibility of renewal for two additional years, depending on research performance. For research fellows, the total annual income starts from 50,500,000 Korean Won. An additional research fund of 10,000,000 Korean Won will be provided each year.

Those interested are encouraged to contact Profs. Changbom Park (, Juhan Kim ( 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 June 1, 2019. Early application is recommended.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$45500.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Changbom Park
Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Department Name: 
School of Physics, Quantum Universe Center
Korea (Republic of)
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Sunmi Wee