Institute for Basic Science, Center for Theoretical physics of Complex Systems

Position ID:IBS-Center for Theoretical physics of Complex Systems-RESEARCHFELLOW [#16075]
Position Title: Distinguished PCS Postdoctoral Research Fellow(IBS Research Fellow Position)
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Daejeon, Taejon-jikhalsi 34126, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Condensed Matter Theory, Quantum Information Science, Mesoscopic Physics/Nanoscience, theoretical condensed matter physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/03/31help popup (posted 2020/02/27, listed until 2020/03/31)
Position Description:    

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Distinguished PCS Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(IBS Research Fellow Position)

The Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS) invites applications for a 2+2-year Distinguished PCS Postdoctoral Research Fellow position (IBS Research Fellow Position) in quantum physics, condensed matter physics, mesoscopics, non-equilibrium quantum thermodynamics, physics of light, or related areas.

The research work will focus on modern and important topics in the broadly defined field of theoretical physics of complex systems, including all present activities of the PCS, as well as new directions with strong cross-fertilization potential.

The successful candidate will be offered a flexible start date, competitive salary (commensurate with experience), guaranteed equipment and travel budget, as well as an opportunity to co-supervise a Ph.D. student.

Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent computational skills, and the ability to work effectively and congenially with other PCS members are essential. Applicants should also have a strong interest to work in a multidisciplinary and dynamic research environment, as well as a Ph.D. obtained earliest in 2010.

Interested applicants should provide a single pdf file including a cover letter, CV, publication list, detailed research plan, as well as arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the PCS Visitor Program at

Application deadline: March 31, 2020

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The Institute for Basic Science (IBS), established in November 2011, is Korea’s first dedicated basic science research institute. Currently, 30 research centers in physics, chemistry, mathematics, life sciences, earth science, and interdisciplinary fields operate under the IBS. For more information see

The Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS), operated under the IBS, was founded in December 2014, with scientific activities starting in May 2015. Besides hosting resident researchers, the PCS runs an active Visitor and Workshop Program aimed at providing young scientists an excellent research environment and connections with worldwide leaders in a broad variety of emerging fields. For more information see

Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Theory Bldg, 3rd floor, B349 (Admin. Office)
Expo-ro 55, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34126, South Korea Tel +82-42-878-8631 Fax +82-42-878-8699

Applications are also considered continuously for multiple Research Fellow, Visiting Research Fellow, and Ph.D. Student positions in the broadly defined field of theoretical physics of complex systems — cf. for details.

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Contact: Ma-Young Kim, +82 42 878 8631, +82 42 878 8699 (fax)
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IBS Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems (PCS) Administration Office, 4th floor, Faculty Wing, KAIST Munji Campus,
193, Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea
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