Permanent Positions in Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute(KASI)
The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) is a government-funded research institute located in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. We conduct front-line research in various fields of astronomy, astrophysics and space science, develop astronomical instruments and operate facilities in Korea and overseas. We are currently looking for creative and outstanding researchers. The candidate will have full access to all the resources and facilities of KASI. KASI’s resources and facilities include the Gemini and the MMT through K-GMT Science Program (~15 nights per semester), 1.8-m Bohyunsan optical telescope, 1.0-m Mt. Lemmon optical telescope, IGRINS, KVN, KaVA, TRAO 14-m telescope, ALMA through East Asia Region, and the JCMT through East Asia Observatory.
1. The Areas of Recruitment
- C1: Theoretical Astronomy
- C2: Astronomical Instrumentation
- C3: All areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences
- No limitation on nationality, age, and sex.
3. Schedule for the Selection Process
① Document review (Preliminary Selection) : 06/03/2017(Mon.) ~ 17/03/2017(Fri.)
② Presentation & Comprehensive Interview (Secondary Selection) : 27/03/2017(Mon.) ~ 07/04/2017(Fri.)
③ Personnel Appointment : 10/05/2017(Wed.)
※ The Information about each selection process will be notified on the KASI web-site.
- Schedule of the process
- date and place for each selection process
(The dates and places could be changed by the internal circumstances of KASI)
- the results of the relevant processes
※ The result of each selection process will be informed to the successful applicants through e-mail.
※ The schedule for the personality and aptitude test will be notified through e-mail to the successful applicants.
※ Presentation about the Research
- About the past research achievements and future research plan (PPT 10~15 pages)
- Duration: 50 minutes including 20 minutes of presentation, 30 minutes of Q&A
(This will be adjusted by the number of successful applicants.)
- For foreigners abroad, the presentation and interview will be conducted via Skype.
※ Employment date: July 1, 2017
4. Documents required for the process
o Documents to submit for the Primary Selection : please use KASI application forms!
① An application form for permanent position and a cover letter
② A written consent for collecting and using the individual information
③ A document of past research and development achievements
④ A list of research and development record
⑤ Future research plan in KASI
*①~⑤ The forms are downloadable at www.kasi.re.kr/eng
⑥ A photo of diploma
o Documents to submit for the Secondary Selection
(submissions through e-mail at least one day prior to the presentation day)
① A of presentation material(PPT) and Skype ID
② Certified documents for each of the achievements
③ A of the certificate of career/proof of employment/license
o Depending on the results of CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK of applicants from their own countries, the ineligible applicant’s employment will be nullified.
o If a false information is found in the submitted documents, your employment will be canceled.
o The position and salary of the successful applicants is evaluated by the internal rules of KASI.