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Title 2022 KASI-Arizona Joint Postdoctoral Fellowship
Writer 관리자 Date시 2021-10-18 11:21:23
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2022 KASI-Arizona Joint
Postdoctoral Fellowship



 



 



Position Summary: 



Korea Astronomy and Space Science
Institute (KASI) invites applications for the position of a KASI-Arizona Joint
Postdoctoral Fellowship for Advanced Study in Astronomy and Astrophysics. 



The duration of the Program shall be four
years, beginning with two years at KASI in Daejeon, Korea, followed by two
years at the Steward Observatory, University of Arizona (UA), Tucson AZ, USA.
The Fellow will move to Steward Observatory at the beginning of third year in
the Program, with relocation support covered by the program, subject to UA
rules. The successful candidate is expected to assume the position at KASI
starting from September 1st, 2022. The exact start date may be negotiable.



 



This postdoctoral fellowship provides an
opportunity for an exceptional recent Ph.D. recipient to pursue a program of
research in any area of theoretical or observational astronomy or astrophysics.
Preference will be given to proposed research activities that promote
collaboration between KASI and Steward Observatory. Applicants are required to
identify a faculty/research staff at each institution as a mentor and to get an
endorsement letter from them. This Fellow will be affiliated with both
institutions and have access to all the resources and facilities of both Parties
regardless of the workplace assignment during the four years. 



 



While at KASI, the Fellow will be awarded
an annual stipend of about 50M KRW subject to change according to KASI rules.
This includes benefits, such as national health insurance for the Fellow and
the accompanying dependent family members. The fellow will receive a
competitive level of annual research fund (About 10M KRW) that covers the
Fellow's research activities. While at Steward Observatory, the Fellow will
receive an annual fiscal year salary of about $65,000 USD, as well as benefits
including health insurance for the Fellow and the accompanying dependent family
members, a competitive level of research fund that covers the purchase of
computer(s), travel, and related research expenses, as well as reasonable
relocation expenses. 



 



Additional information about KASI and
Steward Observatory can be found at https://www.kasi.re.kr/eng/index and https://www.as.arizona.edu.



 



Candidates must have completed all
requirements for the Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field within 5 years
before the start date of the Fellowship. They must have demonstrated English
language proficiency, and eligibility to get a visa appropriate for the
Fellowship (if necessary) from both the USA and Korea. Applicants will be
considered without regard to US or Korean citizenship or national origin. The
University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer -M/W/D/V. 



 



Contact Information for any inquirykmerrill@arizona.edu (for Arizona), kafellow@kasi.re.kr(for KASI)



 



APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:



Applicants must apply separately
(instructions below) to the UA and KASI by December 15, 2021. A complete
application for each institution requires a CV, list of publications, current
and proposed research (5-page limit for research statement), names of three
references, names of two prospective mentors (one at each institution), as well
as three reference letters and two endorsement letters (submitted separately by
letter writers). It is the applicants
responsibility to have the
three (3) reference letters and the two (2) endorsement letters received by
both UA and KASI before the application deadline.



 



Submit online application to the UA: 



1) Go to https://talents.arizona.edu and
apply for Job Posting #7068.



2) Supply the contact information of three
references and two prospect mentors. Then, the UA system will send out notices
to your letter writers.



 



Email electronic application to KASI: 



1) In a single PDF, email your CV, list of
publications, current and proposed research (5-page limit for research
statement), names of three references, and the names of a prospect mentor at
KASI and the UA to kafellow@kasi.re.kr.



2) Ask your references to email their
reference letters in PDF to kafellow@kasi.re.kr.



3) Ask your prospective mentors to email
their endorsement letters in PDF to kafellow@kasi.re.kr.




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