Faculty Position in Computational Sciences, KIAS, South Korea

    Faculty Position in Computational Sciences, KIAS, South Korea

    Faculty Position in Computational Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), South Korea
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    2021 KIAS Recruitment Announcement for Faculty Position in Computational Sciences

    Deadline to Apply

    Mar 15, 2021 (23:59, GMT +9)


    Full-time Professor position

    No. of Position(s)


    Research area

    • Computational Sciences
    • AI/Deep learning
    • Quantum Information
    • Protein folding
    • Theory of Materials


    According to KIAS regulations


    School of Computational Sciences
    Seoul 02455, South Korea

    Contract period

    1 – 3 Years


    Email:  comp@kias.re.kr


    Doctorate degrees in the relevant field


    • Demonstrated ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and develop junior scientists
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills to clearly convey complex concepts and computational analyses to diverse audiences
    • Demonstrated research excellency, various experiences, and leadership in the field which bring the research area to the world-leading level
    • Record of, or demonstrated potential for, successful research and publication in the subject research area
    • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with diverse research groups

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Related to research areas

    How to Apply?

    Application Method: KIAS recruitment webpage https://jobs.kias.re.kr

    Press the ‘Apply’ button below at the bottom of this page

    Documents required

    • Curriculum vitae
    • Publication list
    • 5 Reference letters
    • Research statement and additional materials that may help assess the candidate’s academic capabilities

    Note that referees are required to directly upload their reference letters via the KIAS recruitment webpage, Alternatively, referees can also submit their reference letters via email (comp@kias.re.kr).

    or via

    “Apply Now” button mentioned above

    Review Process

    Initial screeningLate March, 2021
    InterviewLate April, 2021


    • The initial appointment for the Faculty position is from one to three years and is renewable for every up to seven years depending on overall research performance
    • The salary and other working conditions of the position will comply with the KIAS personnel regulations and guidelines.
    • The job offer can be withdrawn if the information provided in application materials is found to be false
    • The review process can be closed without selecting the candidates for the next stage of review if none of the applicants are found to be suitable for the position
    • Applicants should take full responsibility for any consequence resulting from the false information, omissions and errors in application materials, the omission of required documents, and so forth
    • Applicants can request the return of application materials within the period of three months after the final announcement of recruitment results under Article 4 of “Enforcement Decree of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act” of Korean Government

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