IBS – Korean Government Young Scientist Fellowship – 31/05/2018

Institute for Basic Science

Background and Purpose:

With the vision of “Making Discoveries for Humanity and Society,” the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) was established in 2011 by the Korean government to advance essential sciences in Korea. Twenty-eight Research Centers have been launched and each Center has been yielding remarkable outcomes in different fields of research.

The IBS “Youthful Scientist Fellowship” started in 2016 to assume a dynamic part in cultivating cutting edge basic science pioneers. We trust this partnership offers chances to conduct independent research by using state-of-art infrastructure and to develop based on collaboration with leading researchers.

Eligibility:

Within 5 years of obtaining a PhD or under the age of 40 with a PhD (born no earlier than January 1, 1978)

* Ph.D. candidates must be conferred with Ph.D. degrees before August 31, 2018.
* Researchers currently participating in the IBS research centers are NOT eligible to apply.

Condition & Benefit:

An annual budget of KRW150-300M per year including KRW60-70M salary
Appointment for 3 years with possible extension of 2 years
YS Fellows should be physically relocated to one of the IBS Centers.

How to Apply: 3 Steps

Letter of intent

Submission deadline: ~ May 31, 2018
Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members
Invitation to submit full proposals: ~ June 30, 2018
Full proposal

Submission deadline: ~ August 31, 2018
Review by Directors and Evaluation Panel members
Invitation for an interview: ~ September 30, 2018
Interview

Interview and presentation: ~ October 31, 2018
Announcement of final YS Fellows: ~ November 30, 2018.

Deadline: May 31, 2018 

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