Wednesday, October 31, 2018

[DMANET] IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG) in Daejeon, Korea invites
applications for several postdoctoral research fellowship positions. The
expected start date is the 1st of March 2019 but it can be negotiated; it
is possible to start earlier or later in 2019 but the candidate should have
a Ph.D. by the start date.

DIMAG is a new research group to be established in December 2018 at the
Institute for Basic Science (IBS,, led by Prof.
Sang-il Oum ( DIMAG is located on the
main campus of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in Daejeon, South
Korea, a city of 1.5 million people.

Successful candidates for postdoctoral research fellowship positions will
be new or recent Ph.D.'s with outstanding research potential in all fields
of discrete mathematics with emphasis on structural graph theory, extremal
graph theory, combinatorial optimization, matroid theory, or fixed-paramter
tractable algorithms.

These non-tenure-track appointments are for two or three years, and the
salary range is KRW 57,000,000 – 66,000,000. The appointment is one time
renewable up to 5 years in total contingent upon the outstanding
performance of the researcher.

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

A complete application packet should include:

(1) AMS standard cover sheet (preferred) or cover letter (PDF format)

(2) Curriculum vitae including a publication list (PDF format)

(3) Research statement (PDF format)

(4) At least 3 recommendation letters

For full consideration, applicants should email items 1, 2, and 3 and
arrange their recommendation letters emailed to by Friday,
December 14, 2018. Recommendations letters forwarded by an applicant will
not be considered.

DIMAG encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

DIMAG website: (will be available soon)

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

Sang-il Oum
Professor, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, KAIST.

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