Monday, March 18, 2019

[DMANET] [IBS] 2019 Call for IBS Young Scientist Fellowship

2019 Call for IBS Young Scientist Fellowship

Apply via homepage ( no later than May 31,
2019 (Korean Standard Time).

- Qualification: MD or PhD

1. Purpose and Background

With the vision of "Making Discoveries for Humanity and Society," the
Institute for Basic Science (IBS) was founded in 2011 by the Korean
government to promote basic sciences in Korea. Thirty Research Centers have
been launched and each Center has been yielding outstanding results in
various fields of research.

The IBS "Young Scientist Fellowship" started in 2016 to play an active
role in fostering next-generation basic science leaders. We believe this
fellowship offers opportunities to conduct independent research by
utilizing state-of-art infrastructures and to grow on the basis of research
collaborations with leading researchers.

We hope that the YS Fellowship serves as a stepping stone for our research
fellows to be appointed as independent principal investigators at the
prestige institutions worldwide.

2. Eligibility

o Within 5 years of obtaining a PhD or under the age of 40 with a PhD
(born no earlier than January 1, 1979)

o Ph.D. candidates must be conferred with Ph.D. degrees before August
31, 2019

o Researchers currently participating in the IBS research centers are
NOT eligible to apply

3. Recruiting Research Center and Number of Openings

* Please refer:

4. Benefit and Condition

o Annual budget of KRW150-300M per year including KRW60-70M salary

o Appointment for 3 years with possible extension of 2 years depending
on the results of interim review

(Full-time work or 100% research participation). ※ Please refer to
FAQ for details.

o After physically relocated to one of the IBS Centers, YSF conducts
independent research by utilizing research facility and equipment of the
Center (Can organize small research group).

o Selected YSF shall commence his/her research between January 1, 2020
and December 31, 2020.

5. Selection Process: Three Steps

o Letter of intent

1. Submission deadline: ~ May 31, 2019

2. Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members

3. Invitation to submit full proposals: ~ June 30, 2019

o Full proposal

1. Submission deadline: ~ August 31, 2019

2. Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members

3. Invitation for an on-site interview: ~ September 30, 2019

o Interview

1. Interview and presentation: ~ November 15, 2019

2. Comprehensive review by Evaluation Panel chairs

3. Announcement of final YS Fellows: ~ November 30, 2019

6. How to Apply: Apply via homepage ( no
later than May 31, 2019 (KST).

7. Inquiries: Research Evaluation Team( <>
) / IBS homepage at

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