Korea Institute for Advanced Study

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Position ID:KIAS-COMP_AI_MAY2022 [#22911]
Position Title: Research Fellow Positions at Korea Institute for Advanced Study
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Seoul, Seoul-t'ukpyolsi 02455, Korea, The Republic of [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computational Sciences
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/09/29, updated 2022/09/23, listed until 2022/11/30)
Position Description:    

[The School of Computational Sciences]

The School of Computational Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants for the positions at the level of postdoctoral research fellow in Computational Sciences.

The candidates are required to have doctorate degrees in the relevant fields for which computational methods are appropriate or even necessary: Cryptography, Data Sciences, Complex networks, Mathematical biology, Protein Folding, Global Optimization, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.), Chip Design, Material Design, Drug Discovery, Quantum Computation & Information Science, Theoretical and Computational Material Science, Theoretical and Computational Biophysics, Combinatorics, Extremal Graph Theory, Random Structure and Theory and Computation for Correlated Quantum Materials and Their Applications for Quantum Information Science.

[The Center for Artificial Intelligence and Natural Sciences]

The Center for Artificial Intelligence and Natural Sciences at Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) invites applicants with a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Applied Math, Physics, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Biology, Information Science and related fields including Engineering and Computer Science.

The candidates are required to have doctorate degrees in the relevant fields for which application of AI to basic science is appropriate or even necessary: Theoretical Machine Learning, High-dimensional computational geometry, Statistical Learning Theory/Statistical Inference, Information geometry and Application of AI to basic science (High energy physics, Cosmology, Statistical Physics, Materials Science, Chemical/Biological Sciences, Brain science/Neuroscience, etc.)

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Applicants are expected to have demonstrated exceptional research potential, including major contributions after or through the doctoral dissertation.

The annual salary starts from 48,500,000 Korean Won (approximately US$40,000 at current exchange rate); an individual research grant of 10,000,000 Korean Won and a welfare card will be provided each year. The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable once for up to two years, depending on research performance and the needs of the research program at KIAS. For the detailed information regarding salary and research grant, Please refer to KIAS Employment information website. (School of Comp.Sci, Center for AI and Natural Sciences)

Applications must include (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a list of publications, (3) a research plan, and (4) 3 letters of recommendation.

All documents, prepared in English, should be submitted through KIAS recruitment webpage by November 30, 2022.

※ KIAS complies with the 「EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND WORK-FAMILY BALANCE ASSISTANCE ACT」. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Contact: Sungwoo Son
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Korea Institute for Advanced Study
85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea
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