Center for Theoretical Physics of the Universe (CTPU)/Particle theory and cosmology (PTC), Institute for Basic Science

Position ID:IBS-CTPUPTC-SRF [#9754]
Position Title: Senior(3+2 years) Research Fellow in Particle/Cosmology Theory
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Daejeon, Korea, The Republic of [map]
Subject Areas: Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
High-Energy Theory / Theoretical High-Energy, Phenomenology
Astrophysics / Cosmology
High Energy Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics, LHC, Flavor Physics, Electroweak Symmetry Breaking, Neutrino physics and Astrophysics, Higgs physics, BSM new physics
Appl Deadline:2017/12/01* finished (posted 2017/09/10, finished 2018/06/03, listed until 2018/03/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Senior (3+2 years) Research Fellow Positions in Particle Theory and Cosmology

The Particle Theory and Cosmology (PTC) group ( at the Center for Theoretical Physics of the Universe (CTPU) in Korea invites applications for senior research fellow positions in Theoretical High Energy Physics and Cosmology which can start in the Fall 2018. The initial appointment will be for 3 years, and can be extended for additional 2 years subject to the review based on the performance. 

The CTPU is a rapidly growing center with a strong support from the government as one of the IBS centers ( The PTC group at CTPU currently consists of 5 faculty members (Kiwoon Choi, Kenji Kadota, Sanghyeon Chang, Kyu Jung Bae and Chang Sub Shin) and 17 postdoctoral research fellows. English is an official language at the center.

The senior research fellow position aims to recruit an outstanding researcher who has enough experiences and can conduct an independent research program. We also highly encourage collaborations with postdoctoral research fellows at the center. The interests of our group cover broad areas of high energy physics and cosmology, including the physics beyond the standard model, collider phenomenology, dark matter, the early Universe phenomenology and the large scale structure of Universe. We welcome the candidates who can strengthen and complement the existing areas of interest for our group.

We have strong ties to the cosmology group at KASI ( We also have close relations with the experimental groups hosted by IBS, the Center for Axion and Precision Physics Research (CAPP, and the Center for Underground Physics (CUP, 

Applications should consist of a CV, a publication list, a research statement and at least three letters of recommendation, and be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. For the full consideration, the application and letters should be submitted by December 1, 2017.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
IBS Center for Theoretical Physics of the Universe
3rd floor, Faculty Wing, KAIST Munji Campus
193, Munji-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34051
South Korea

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