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[APCTP-Job opening] Leaders of Independent Junior Research Group
Admin (2010-08-11 17:58:27)  Count: 8074
Date : August 11, 2010
Position : Leaders of Independent Junior Research Group
Organization : APCTP, Korea & MPG, Germany
The Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP), Korea
and the Max Planck Society (MPG), Germany

are seeking outstanding candidates for

Leaders of Independent Junior Research Group
in Theoretical Physics.

The rules for MPG Independent Junior Research Groups (JRG) apply to the selection process. The group will be located on the campus of Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH).

We do not envisage special research fields since quality of applicants is more important than the field they represent. However, there are special requirements which have to be met.

The new group will strengthen the scientific in-house program of the Center. The Center has thirteen membership countries and its goals are to organize schools and workshops and to train outstanding young scientists to become future scientific leaders of their fields. In order that a candidate can be successful his/her field must have strong links either to the already existing JRGs at the Center or to leading groups in the Physics Departments at POSTECH.

Their areas of research are found under http://apctp.org/jrg. A group leader is expected to use also the links to renown research centers in the Asia Pacific region to which the Center has close relations. He/She will have access to students and other researchers.

We offer positions for up to 5 years on a salary which corresponds to an exceptional Assistant Professor. Funds are available for 1-2 postdoctoral fellows, 1-2 guests and 1-2 PHD students for the group which shall be recruited by the group leaders. A group is fully independent according to the rules of the MPG. We will provide office and adequate funds for computer access and consumables.

Please send your CV, publication list and a short description of your research accomplishments and future plans to Prof. Seunghwan Kim at the address below by October 15, 2010. Two letters of recommendation should be sent separately by the application deadline.

Prof. Seunghwan Kim (Junior Research Groups)
Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics
Hogil Kim Memorial Bldg. #501, POSTECH
San 31 Hyoja-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang
Gyeongbuk 790-784, KOREA
email: jrg@apctp.org

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