CGP Members


The IBS Center for Geometry and Physics (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. IBS provides an open and autonomous research environment.

The existing members of IBS-CGP are working on symplectic geometry and topology, dynamical systems, mirror symmetry, algebraic geometry, and mathematical aspects of quantum field and string theory.

Research Fellow

Postdoctoral research fellow positions

Successful candidates will be new or recent Ph.D.’s with outstanding research potential. These non-tenure-track appointments are for three years, and the salary range is KRW 57,000,000 – 66,000,000 (approximately USD 51,800 – 60,000).

Tenure-track positions

Successful candidates must have exceptional research qualifications. Starting salary with three years of experience beyond Ph.D. is KRW 92,880,000 (may vary by experience). Relocation expenses and housing allowance for up to 2 years may be provided for qualified overseas candidates.

These are purely research positions and research fellows will have no teaching duties.

IBS-CGP offers annual travel funds of KRW 8,000,000 for postdoctoral position and KRW 15,000,000 for tenure-track positions in addition to basic research equipment and comprehensive benefits including medical and travel insurance and a retirement fund.

A complete application packet should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae including a publication list
  3. Research statement
  4. At least three letters of recommendation for postdoctoral positions and four for tenure-track positions

Applicants should submit items 1, 2, and 3 on the apply page of the CGP website and have their recommendation letters emailed to Recommendation letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered valid.

IBS encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

*For Korean citizens who have not yet completed their military duty:
IBS-CGP is a designated institute for alternative military service.
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