Research Fellow Position at Center for Underground Physics, IBS

IBS, Daejeon

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Application deadline:
Contact: Byungjin Choi (
Job category: Postdoc/Fellowship
Research field:
Astrophysics, High Energy Physics - Experiment, High Energy Physics - Phenomenology, Nuclear Experiment
More information:
ID: 3797


The Center for Underground Physics (CUP, at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, in Daejeon, Korea invites highly qualified post-doctoral fellows to work on the dark matter search (KIMS, COSINE), double beta decay (AMORE), neutrino experiments, and low-temperature detector development.  The center operates Yangyang Underground Laboratory (Y2L) in addition to ground laboratories at Daejeon, Korea, and have a plan to construct a new underground laboratory by the year of 2019.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in experimental physics, with experience in one or more of the following fields preferred ; low temperature detector development, fabrication of (superconducting) sensors and detectors, electronics and DAQ system, data analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, and/or R&D; for new detectors. Occasional travel to Yangyang underground laboratory will be required. Candidates with outstanding capabilities will be considered as a tenure-track position at IBS. Research fellows are for a period of initial 2 years, with the possible extension for 3 more years. Starting salary ranges between $/50,000 and $/ 100,000 depending on career.

These positions will remain open for a minimum of 3 months after which they will close when qualified candidates are identified and/or hired.Those interested should send their CV, a brief description of their research interests in one page, a list of publications featuring three highlights, and three reference letters.

For more information, candidates should contact Hyunsu Lee ( or Yong-Hamb Kim ( Application documents should be sent to Mr. Byungjin Choi ( Reference letters should be sent to Mr. Choi directly from the writers.