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[APCTP] Leaders of Independent Junior Research Group (JRG)
Admin (2018-01-17 15:50:36)  Count: 1037
Date : February 14, 2018
Position : JRG leader
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File 1 : 2018 APCTP-JRG announcement.pdf (142 KB) Download:0
The Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP), Korea is seeking outstanding candidates for a couple of positions for Leaders of Independent Junior Research Group (JRG) in Theoretical Physics.

These positions are open to strengthening the in-house research program of the Center by forming new JRGs. The Center has sixteen member countries and forms a research network center of the Asia Pacific region in the field of theoretical physics through various academic activities. We encourage applications in the area of theoretical physics, including but not limited to astrophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear/hadron physics, particle physics, string theory, and statistical physics. The existing JRGs at the Center can be found at the APCTP homepage ( Each JRG leader is granted academic independence and encouraged to build his/her own research group. JRG leaders are also expected to promote and take advantage of the connection with other research centers of the world including the Asia Pacific region.

The initial appointment is for three years and renewable up to two additional years depending on the research performance and the availability of the program resources. The annual stipend including the severance pay will start from KRW 65,000,000 depending on the research experience and qualification. In addition, complimentary housing, office, and research funds will be provided. The research fund may be used for hiring postdoctoral fellows and students, as well as for covering research activities. The starting date is expected to be June 1, 2018, but is negotiable.

Applicants should send a CV, publication list, and a short description of research accomplishments and future plans to by February 14, 2018, to get a full consideration. Two letters of recommendation should be sent separately by the application deadline. Please contact for more information. APCTP is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from non-membership countries.

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Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics
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