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Pohang City, South Korea
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8 Aug 2024

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The Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP), a distinguished 28-year old institution dedicated to advancing the frontiers of the theoretical physics, is seeking to appoint a new Center President to lead into the future. It has been a beacon of innovation and collaboration, promoting international cooperation among scientists from member countries in the Asia-Pacific region by hosting eminent theoretical physicists and offering wide range of lectures and workshops. It is located, Pohang, South Korea. (

We invite applications from qualified and passionate individuals who are eager to contribute to the center’s continued excellence and growth. The ideal candidate will have a distinguished academic record, significant leadership experience, and a strong vision for the future of theoretical physics. A successful candidate may be offered an opportunity to be jointly appointed as a distinguished professor at the department of physics, the Pohang University of Science and Technology. The Center president will be responsible for 1) providing strategic leadership and direction for APCTP, 2) overseeing and promoting high-impact research activities.

We look forward to receiving your application. If interested, please send a letter of intention and your curriculum vitae to Young Kuk, Chair of the Search Committee by email ( Applications received before August 31, 2024 will be given full consideration.


As an international non-govermmental organization, its current 19 member countries & regions include Australia, Beijing, Canada, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taipei, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Cambodia. More countries & regions in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to join the Center in the near future.

Aim: As an international organization in the field of theoretical, the Center aims th lead basic science in the Asia Pacific region.
Rotes : To create a basic research hub and to enhance global leadership capability To provide an academic platform for theoretical physics community in the Asia Pacific region

Company info
#501, Hogil Kim Memorial Building, POSTECH
77 Cheongam-ro,
Pohang City
South Korea

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