We are hiring! IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG) Research Fellowship (Due: June 21, 2024)

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG) in Daejeon, Korea invites applications for two research fellowship positions.

DIMAG is a research group that was established on December 1, 2018 at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), led by Prof. Sang-il Oum. DIMAG is located at the headquarters of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in Daejeon, South Korea, a city of 1.5 million people.

Website: https://dimag.ibs.re.kr/

Currently, DIMAG consists of researchers from various countries such as Korea, the USA, Germany, Canada, and Australia, and the work is done in English. DIMAG is co-located with the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group (ECOPRO)

Successful candidates for research fellowship positions will be new or recent Ph.D.’s with outstanding research potential in all fields of Discrete Mathematics with emphasis on Structural Graph theoryCombinatorial OptimizationMatroid Theory, and Algorithms.

These appointments are for about two years, and the starting salary is no less than KRW 59,000,000. The appointment is one-time renewable up to 5 years in total contingent upon the outstanding performance of the researcher. The expected appointment date is March 1, 2025, and it can be adjusted to earlier or later, but no later than June 1, 2025. This is purely a research position and will have no teaching duties.

A complete application packet should include:

  1. AMS standard cover sheet (preferred) or cover letter (PDF format)
  2. Curriculum vitae including a list of publications and preprints (PDF format)
  3. Research statement (PDF format)
  4. Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information & Application for the IBS (PDF file)
  5. At least 3 recommendation letters

For full consideration, applicants should email items 1, 2, 3, and 4 and arrange their recommendation letters emailed to dimag@ibs.re.kr by June 21, 2024Anywhere on Earth (AoE).

Recommendation letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered.

DIMAG encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

For Korean citizens who have not yet completed their military duty: 전문연구요원 종사를 희망하는 경우에는 지원 의사와 병역 관계를 cover letter 및 이메일 등에 표시하여 제출 필요. 다만 현역입영대상자의 전문연구요원 신규 편입은 불가하며, 보충역 대상자 및 타 기관에서 전직해서 오는 경우에 한하여 지원 가능(전직 요건이 충족 되어야만 함)

Suggested E-mail subject from applicants: [DIMAG – name] 
e.g., [DIMAG – PAUL ERDOS]

Welcome Prof. Andreas Holmsen from KAIST, a new Visiting Research Fellow in the IBS Discrete Mathematics Group

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group welcomes Prof. Andreas Holmsen from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea. He will visit the IBS Discrete Mathematics Group for 1 year from February 1, 2024 during his sabbatical leave from KAIST. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Bergen in 2004 under the supervision of Prof. Helge Tverberg and was at the University of Bergen, New York University, City College of New York before coming to KAIST.

Welcome Zichao Dong, Ander Lamaison, and Qiang Zhou, two new members and one new visiting student of the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group welcomes Zichao Dong and Ander Lamaison, two new research fellows at the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group and welcomes Qiang Zhou, a new visiting student of the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group.

Dr. Zichao Dong received his Ph.D. from the Carnegie Mellon University in 2023 under the supervision of Prof. Boris Bukh.

Dr. Ander Lamaison received his Ph.D. from the Freie Universität Berlin in 2021 under the supervision of Prof. Tibor Szabó.

Qiang Zhou is a graduate student from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He will stay until the end of June 2024.

Welcome Mujin Choi (최무진) and Dohyeon Lee (이도현), new graduate students of the IBS Discrete Mathematics Group

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group welcomes Mujin Choi (최무진) and Dohyeon Lee (이도현), new graduate students of the Discrete Mathematics Group from January 2024.

Mujin Choi entered the Seoul National University in 2016, received his B.S. degree from the Department of Mathematical Sciences of Seoul National University in 2023, and entered the Department of Mathematical Sciences of KAIST as a graduate student in September 2023. His advisor is Sang-il Oum.

Dohyeon Lee entered KAIST as an undergraduate student in 2018 and became a graduate student of the Department of Mathematical Sciences of KAIST in September 2023. His advisor is Andreas Holmsen.

Congratulations Dong Yeap Kang (강동엽) for receiving the Sangsan Prize for Young Mathematicians (상산젊은수학자상) from the Korean Mathematical Society

Our former member, Dr. Dong Yeap Kang (강동엽), has been selected as one of the three winners of this year receiving the Sangsan Prize for Young Mathematicians (상산젊은수학자상) from the Korean Mathematical Society. This prize is for those with outstanding academic achievements in mathematics who are within 5 years of receiving their Ph.D. degree. Dr. Kang was a research student of the IBS Discrete Mathematics Group and received his Ph.D. in 2020 from KAIST under the supervision of Sang-il Oum. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham for 3 years and currently, he is a Young Scientist Fellow at the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group. The award ceremony will be held on October 27, 2023 at the Seoul National University during the 2023 KMS Annual Meeting. Congratulations!

Welcome Ruonan Li and Laihao Ding, long-term visitors to the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Groupo welcomes Laihao Ding and Rounan Li, two long-term visitors to the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group.

Ruonan Li is an associate professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. She arrived at IBS on September 29, 2023 and will stay with us until September 28, 2024.

Laihao Ding is a lecturer at Central China Normal University. He arrived at IBS on October 5, 2023 and will stay with us for 1 year.

We are hiring: The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG) Research Fellowship (Due: Dec. 3, 2023)

The IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG, https://dimag.ibs.re.kr/) in Daejeon, Korea invites applications for three research fellowship positions.

DIMAG is a research group that was established on December 1, 2018 at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), led by Prof. Sang-il Oum. DIMAG is located at the headquarters of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in Daejeon, South Korea, a city of 1.5 million people.

Currently, DIMAG consists of researchers from various countries such as Korea, the USA, Germany, Canada, and Australia, and the work is done in English. DIMAG is co-located with the IBS Extremal Combinatorics and Probability Group (ECOPRO).

Successful candidates for research fellowship positions will be new or recent Ph.D.’s with outstanding research potential in all fields of discrete mathematics with emphasis on structural graph theory, combinatorial optimization, matroid theory, and algorithms.

These appointments are for about two years, and the starting salary is no less than KRW 59,000,000. The appointment is one-time renewable up to 5 years in total contingent upon the outstanding performance of the researcher. The expected appointment date is September 1, 2024, but it is negotiable within the same calendar year.

These are purely research positions and will have no teaching duties.

A complete application packet should include:

  1. AMS standard cover sheet (preferred) or cover letter (PDF format)
  2. Curriculum vitae including a publication list (PDF format)
  3. Research statement (PDF format)
  4. Application for the IBS & Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information (PDF file)
  5. At least 3 recommendation letters

For full consideration, applicants should email items 1, 2, 3, and 4 and arrange their recommendation letters emailed to dimag@ibs.re.kr by December 3, 2023, Sunday. (Anywhere on Earth)

Recommendation letters forwarded by an applicant will not be considered.

DIMAG encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

For Korean citizens who have not yet completed their military duty: 전문연구요원 종사를 희망하는 경우에는 지원 의사와 병역 관계를 cover letter 및 이메일 등에 표시하여 제출 필요. 다만 현역입영대상자의 전문연구요원 신규 편입은 불가하며, 보충역 대상자 및 타 기관에서 전직해서 오는 경우에 한하여 지원 가능(반드시 타 기관에서 전직 요건이 충족되는 등 전직 요건이 충족 되어야만 함)

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IBS Discrete Mathematics Group (DIMAG)
Institute for Basic Science (IBS)
55 Expo-ro Yuseong-gu Daejeon 34126 South Korea
E-mail: dimag@ibs.re.kr, Fax: +82-42-878-9209
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