Post-doctoral Research Positions at Seoul National University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 10, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Seoul National University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1 Kwanak-ro Kwanak-gu
Street Line 2: 
Bd. 19 Astronomy Program
City: 
Seoul
State/Province: 
Seoul
Zip/Postal: 
08826
Country: 
Korea (Republic of)
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Post-doctoral Research Positions at Seoul National University

Applications are invited for 2 post-doctoral positions at Seoul National University. Successful candidates will work with Prof. Jong-Hak Woo to carry out research projects, including gas outflows and AGN feedback, reverberation mapping, and coevolution of black holes and galaxies. Preference will be given to those who have experience in observational studies. Substantial amount of time can be available for independent research.

Astronomy Department at SNU provides a lively research environment. Currently, 12 faculty members (including 2 non-Koreans) and 60 graduate students are actively working on a wide range of research topics. Successful candidates may have chance to work with graduate and undergraduate students in various levels. Korea is an official partner of Gemini and ALMA, and postdocs are encouraged to apply various facilities as a PI, including Gemini, ALMA, KVN, JCMT, MMT, Subaru, and smaller telescopes.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in astronomy by the first day of the employment. The duration of this position is 2 + 1 years contingent upon satisfactory research performance. Travel support and research budge will be also provided.

The starting date is negociable, but expected in early 2019A to summer in 2019. Applicants should submit CV, publication list, research summary, research plan, and three letters of reference to woo at astro.snu.ac.kr by January 15th 2019. Early application is encouraged and job interviews can be arranged during the AAS meeting in Jan. 2019. 

The position will be remain open until it is filled. 

Included Benefits: 

National health insurance and pension will be applied. University-subsidized housing is available for a monthly rent of ~500-600 USD.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, February 22, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Jong-Hak Woo
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Seoul National University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1 Kwanak-ro Kwanak-gu
Street Line 2: 
Bd. 19 Astronomy Program
City: 
Seoul
Zip/Postal Code: 
09926
Country: 
Korea (Republic of)
Phone: 
+82-2-880-4231
Email: 
woo@astro.snu.ac.kr