May 12, 2021

Accepting Applications for Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions

The IBS Center for Geometry and Physics (IBS-CGP) invites applications for several postdoctoral research associate positions.

IBS-CGP is working to bring the world’s leading scientists in mathematics together with young researchers to collaborate on research projects with passion and commitment. To this end, IBS recruits based on scientific excellence and creative ideas, rather than pre-determined goals or demonstrated practical outcomes. IBS provides an open and autonomous research environment. The existing members of IBS-CGP are working in symplectic geometry, geometric topology, dynamical systems, algebraic geometry, number theory and mathematical aspects of quantum field and string theory.

In addition to the current research areas, candidates of all areas of mathematics and theoretical physics are welcome.

Successful candidates for postdoctoral research associate positions will be new or recent Ph.D.‘s with outstanding research potential. Those who apply for this position should not have exceeded 5 years after obtaining the doctoral degree or should expect to obtain the doctoral degree within 3 months from the appointment start date. These non-tenure-track appointments will be for one year and the salary is no less than KRW 50,000,000. These appointments are non-renewable. The start date is September 1st, 2021.

These are purely research positions, and postdoctoral research associates will have no teaching duties.

IBS-CGP offers annual research travel expenses addition to basic research equipment and comprehensive benefits including medical and travel insurance and retirement fund.

A complete application packet should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae including a publication list
  • Research statement
  • Consent form for collection of personal information (download from apply page)
  • At least 3 recommendations

For full consideration, please submit an application here and have your recommendation letters sent to by June, 10, 2021. Recommendation letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered.

Please write to should you have any question or concern.

IBS encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Korean Announcement is attached

Attachment 1: 2021-1회 기하학 수리물리 연구단 박사후연구원 채용 공고(국문).pdf