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Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Public Notice No Announcement of Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) for Postdoctoral Researchers (2nd round in 2016) The MSIP (Ministry of Science,
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Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Public Notice No Announcement of Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) for Postdoctoral Researchers (2nd round in 2016) The MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning) and NRF (National Research Foundation of Korea) welcome application from prospective overseas Ph.D. researchers to join Korea Research Fellowship (KRF) program. This program is designed to help overseas post-doc researchers produce outstanding achievements and pursue mutual growth in South Korea. Interested candidates are requested to file an application in accordance with the relevant procedures. Eligibility: Overseas post-doc researchers who have obtained their doctoral degree within the past five years from the date of announcement (as of June 30, 2016). Fields of Research: All fields in science and technology * Preference fields: high correlation fields related to 10 major category investment strategies such as ICT/SW, biotechnology, energy resources, nano materials, machinery, agriculture/fishery and food, aerospace/aviation and marine, construction and transportation, meteorological environment, and basic research field of science. Duration of fellowship: Up to five years (Less than a 2 year research period will be not be acceptable) Level of Funding: Up to KRW 70 million per annum (personnel costs, living expenses, etc. for KRF fellow) Quota for the Second round of 2016: Around 20 fellows The total no. of KRF fellows selected in 2016 will be about 40. Qualifications - Host institution: Government-supported research institutes, national and public research institutes, universities and university-affiliated research institutes, corporate research institutes* * Corporate research institutes are those established as SMEs and venture businesses under Article 14 (1) of the Basic Research Promotion and Technology Development Support Act and Article 16 (1) of the Enforcement Decree of the same Act - Foreign-national researchers who have obtained their doctoral degree within the past five years (as of June 30, 2016) - Korean-national researchers currently residing overseas who have obtained their doctoral degree (from a non-korean university) within the past five years (as of June 30, 2016) How to apply 1) Application submission period: July 19th, 2016 to August 23rd, 2016 (5 p.m.) (Date/Time is based on Korea Local Time (UTC/GMT +9 hours) 2).Application from a Korean Host Researcher Applications for the KRF program must be submitted to ERND system of NRF by the host researchers in Korea through the head of his/her institution. Overseas researchers wishing to participate in the KRF program are advised to establish contact with a Korean researcher in their field and to ask him/her to submit an application. 3) For overseas researchers wishing to participate in the KRF program but currently do not have host researcher in Korea - For the second round 2016 of the KRF announcement, interested overseas post doc researchers who have not secured the host institutions in Korea (hereafter applicants) may submit their full CVs with a proposed research plan for KRF program according to the [form 4 appendix] via on: -Upon submitted documents, successful applicants screened will be recommended to the appropriate institutions and prospective host researchers in Korea. Only successful applicants will be recommended to the prospective host institutions in Korea after screening by the review board and advisory committ ee. For the second round of KRF 2016, documents must be submitted by Aug. 4th to be considered for screening in order to recommend to the Korean institutions, and the host researcher must submit the KRF application (form 2 appendix) by August 23rd once an official decision is made to host the applicant after confirmation with their respective host institution and the applicant. 4) Submission of KRF Application: Online submission via the research support system (ERND) of the National Research Foundation of Korea (http://ernd.nrf.re.kr) by host researcher. Applications will be accepted only for projects that obtain approval from their host institutions within the application period. 5) Necessary documents to be submitted: Refer to [Note 1] Materials to be Submitted and Appendix documents. 6) Contact Information - KRF program: Academic Infrastructure Support Team, NRF ( /6378(for English)/ 6415) -On-line application : NRF researcher help system ( , Help Desk) Evaluation Procedures Reviewing Requirements Screening qualifications Selection Evaluation (1) Document examination (2) Presentation On-site inspection, if necessary Final Selection Announcement on selection results NRF Evaluation Committee Operating Committee Presentation (interview) will be scheduled for both host researchers and overseas postdoc researchers (candidates) who have passed documents examination screening. Assessment Criteria The quality of the proposed research project and necessity of support Candidates capacity, potential, and willingness to participate in the KRF program Plans for supporting the growth (settlement) of candidates; infrastructure of host institutions Suitability of proposal to the KRF program/objectives and appropriate amount of research grants Schedule Schedule Details July 19 th (Tue.), 2016 Announcement of the second-round KRF program of 2016 Aug.23 rd (Tue.), 2016 Application closed(17:00 Korea time) September, 2016 Selection evaluation (document, presentation) End of September, 2016 Final selection Restrictions to Application or Participation - KRF fellows are required to enter the Republic of Korea and commence research within three months from the date of final selection. - Host researchers subject to restrictions for participation in national R&D projects are allowed to apply and participate only if the period of such restriction terminates before the deadline for application submission. - This program is excluded from the projects subject to the restrictions (The number of R&D projects that can be simultaneously conducted by a host researcher shall not exceed five, among which the number of R&D projects that can be simultaneously conducted as a principal investigator (PI) shall not exceed three) referred to in Article 32 of the Regulations on Management, etc. of National Research and Development Projects. Note 1. Materials to be Submitted Appendix 2. KRF application form 3. KRF guideline 4. Introduction of overseas postdoc researcher(for seeking host institutions) [Note 1] Materials to be Submitted No. Title of Forms Condition 1 KRF application 2 Agreement to personal information utilization 3 Cover letter and project plans of candidate Candidates are required to fill out the forms by themselves and submit by including them in the relevant field in II. Overseas Post-doc Researcher of project plans. 4 Resume of Candidate Mandatory 5 Certificate of Ph.D. degree and working experience of Candidate 6 Letters of recommendations- for candidate 7 Host institutions confirmation to provide support 8 Other certificates (Language-related certificates, etc.) 9 Evidential document for corporate research institute If applicable If any documents required are written in a language other than Korean or English, a Korean or English translation must be attached. Any false information in documents submitted may lead to withdrawal of selection even after the final evaluation. These guidelines have been translated from original Korean documents with regards to Korean research. Therefore, this translation has focused on providing the main contents and points to overseas post-doc researchers for better understanding. If you have any further comments or questions, please contact your host researcher or on Ministerial program title (Level 1) Ministerial program title (Level 2) 1 Program title (Level 3) 2 Standard area in science and technology 3 Classification (RB area) Application Form for 2016 Korea Research Fellowship 국제연구인력교류사업 Korea Research Fellowship(KRF) program Area 1 (Hierarchy code/classification) Security level (classified, general) Disclosure (open, closed) Korea Research Fellowship(KRF) program Area 2 (Hierarchy code/classification) General Open Area 3 (Hierarchy code/classification) EE0503/satellite navigation ED1113/navigation ND1408/space geodesy (CRB area) Please refer to the guideline in the following page (RB area 1) (RB area 2) 4 New growth engine(if applicable) 15 G mobile communication 2 Big Data 5 10 major science technology field 6 Project title 7 Host institution 8Host researcher (Principal Investigator) 9 Overseas post-doc researcher (Candidate) Year Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total Personnel costs (A) Korean English Name Department Name (Date of Birth) Degree-granting institution Country of current residence 11 Total period of research 10 Details of R&D costs Living expenses (B) 12 Period of research in the year of Electronic information communication Please refer to the guideline in the following page Michael D. A... (May 5, 1980) University of... Canada Other expenses (C) KRF program Position (Rank) Major Nationality(Gender) Year of degree (country) Affiliation (department) *Unit: Thousand korean won Grants for inviting institution (D) ( months) (12 months) U.S.A(Male/Female) May 2013 (U.S.A) University of... (Dep. of Geomatics) Total (A+B+C+D) I hereby submit the research plan with the intent to sincerely conduct this R&D project in compliance with all relevant regulations and directions. MM/DD/YYYY Host Researcher: Head of Host Institution: (Signature) (Seal) Addressee: President of the National Research Foundation of Korea -1- Guidelines 2 Search and enter the relevant code for standard areas in science and technology (National S&T Standard Areas (Research Areas)) Search codes at ernd.nrf.re.kr Enter hierarchy code/classification - Example: Area 1 (Hierarchy code/classification) Area 2 (Hierarchy code/classification) Area 3 (Hierarchy code/classification) EE0503/satellite navigation ED1113/navigation ND1408/space geodesy 3 RB areas: RB areas by discipline in Appendix CRB area RB area 1 RB area 2 Mathematics Applied statistics Applied mathematics * Please state the name of CRB department (engineering, natural science, life science, medical science, ICT/convergent areas, etc.) and the specific area under CRB (mathematics, Construction and Transportation, etc.) * Please state RB areas under the CRB area categories. 4 New growth engine areas * (9 strategic industries) 1 5G mobile telecommunications 2 smart automobiles 3 deep-sea marine plants 4 customized wellness care 5 wearable smart devices 6 intelligent robots 7 smart systems for disaster management 8 realistic content 9 new renewable energy hybrid system * (4 infrastructure industries) 1 intelligent semiconductor 2 Big data 3 convergent materials 4 intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) 510 Categories for Science and Technology (If not) Other area - Please choose one of the category from below: 1 Electronic Information and Communication Technology 2 Health Care 3 Biology 4 Material mechanical process 5 Energy resource high technology 6 Aerospace 7 Earth and Marine Environment 8 Nano Materials 9 Construction and Transportation 10 Disaster prevention Others: Areas lacking Korean professional human resources, convergent areas, etc. Please state the name of the applicable area (major) 6 Project name: Describe the project name that can represent this program, both in Korean and English Please note that the project will not be considered for evaluation in the case where host researcher uses the same project title with a current ongoing project. So the project title needs to be specific in detail and focusing on the specific aims of research in order to utilize Overseas post-doc researcher. 8 Host researcher: Provide personal information of a person responsible for research in Korea who will serve as a host 9 Overseas post-doc researcher(candidate): Provide personal information of the post-doc researcher who will participate in the project 10 R&D costs - Personnel costs: Up to KRW 50 million per annum - Living expenses: Up to KRW 12 million per annum; Other expenses: Up to KRW 12 million per annum; grants for applicant institutions: Up to KRW 5 million per annum Refer to Program Brochure for further details. Submit application with the host institution s approval via ERND before the round closing date. Applications that have not been submitted and approved by your host institution s approver on the ERND system by 5 PM Korea time on the 23rd August 2016 will not be accepted. Unexpected systematic problems may occur if a number of project submissions are concentrated around the deadline for submission. We advise to you to ensure sufficient time to upload your application and relevant references on the ERND system before deadline. -2- Summary (Korean) Form A201 Research goals to be pursued through this project Purpose (around 500 characters) Specific details and methods to achieve research goals Research content and methods (around 1,000 characters) Competency (Candidate, host researcher, host institution) Summary of research career and competence of the Host researcher and post-doc researcher who will participate in this project Expected Contribution (around 500 characters) (including applied areas and scope of utilization) ( ) Keywords ( ) ( ) -3- Note) The number of characters includes blanks. No image, numerical formula, or table may be inserted, and only em s ymbols are allowed for special characters or symbols. (The length must not exceed one page.) Note) Content regarding research purpose, content, expected contribution, and keywords (only the first three lines) are al l mandatory items. -4- Note) The number of characters includes blanks. No image, numerical formula, or table may be inserted, and only em s ymbols are allowed for special characters or symbols. (The length must not exceed one page.) -5- 2. Necessity for Support & Safety Management measures 1 Current status of related areas Explain the technological level of the relevant area in South Korea, the current status of workforce, industry, and future prospects. (Describe in detail; at least one page) - Include the current status of policy for the relevant area, and statistics regarding human resources (together with grounds for citation) 2 Necessity for the government s budgetary support and for attracting and utilizing overseas human resources Is it necessary for the Korean government to support this research project through the KRF program? (Describe in detail; at least one page) Why is it necessary to host an overseas postdoc researcher? (Describe from the perspective of the country, related areas, and institution) 3 Analyze technical risk of the research & safety management measures Please state the plan for safety measures while working with an overseas postdoc researcher for any technical risk and possible issue of information leak while conducting the research ( safety issue, security of data, etc) (The safety measures can be the providing safety education to the researchers, analyzing the amount of managing lab safety, equipping the required safety facilities etc.) -6- II. Overseas Post-doc Researcher(Candidate) 1. General Information of Overseas Post-doc Researcher To be written directly by the candidate (either in Korean or English) 1 Personal information Name (English) Date of birth Contact (mobile) Name Current residence (workplace) Language proficiency * Tick where applicable Address Korean English Fluent( ) Intermediate( ) Elementary( ) None( ) Fluent( ) Intermediate( ) Elementary( ) None( ) Fluent( ) Intermediate( ) Elementary( Other ) None( ) 0566 Sanford Ave, Flushing,..., U.S.A Nationality Country of residence Telephone (718) Home Address Post code Telephone 2 Education (from the latest degree) Year Academic background From To University Major Professor PH.D. Master YYYY.MM YYYY.MM YYYY.MM YYYY.MM Bachelor YYYY.MM YYYY.MM Thesis title for the latest degree 3 Career Year (from/to) Institution City Country Remark YYYY.MM YYYY.MM Tokyo Japan YYYY.MM YYYY.MM New York U.S.A -7- 4 Publication of research papers To be written directly by the candidate (either in Korean or English) A) Korean or foreign academic journal (including IF of SCI-level papers) 1 S.B. Kim, C.J Lee, S.Y Kim, OOOO vehicle navigation in harsh urban conditions by global positioning system..., IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol.5, no.8, pp , Oct. 2011) (I.F = 1.6) 2 S.B. Kim, C.J Lee, S.Y Kim, OOOO vehicle navigation in harsh urban conditions by global positioning system..., IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol.5, no.8, pp , Oct. 2011) (I.F = 1.6) B) Patent (registration) April 27, 200 Process And Apparatus For... (in U.S.A) April 27, 200 Process And Apparatus For... (in U.S.A) C) Others (awards/prizes, technology transfer, commercialization, etc.) 5 Representative R&D achievements To be written directly by the candidate (either in Korean or English) - Doctoral thesis: Title, thesis director, gist of the thesis, etc. - Representative thesis or R&D achievements, R&D activities, etc. - etc. utilization of research achievement within the small &middle sized companies -8- 2. Overseas Post-doc Researcher s Research Plans and Vision for KRF program To be written directly by the candidate (either in Korean or English) 1 Reason for application Why did you decide to apply for the KRF program? (Describe in detail, at least 1 page) 2 Plans for conducting research projects Do you have capacity and detailed plans for successfully conducting the research project? And are you willing to participate in the KRF program? (Describe in detail by including the following items; at least three pages) - The overseas candidate s thoughts on his/her roles; measures to conduct and contribute to research project; degree of preparedness for participating in the KRF program - Plans for exchanges and joint research with the Host researcher of the KRF program and other Korean researchers Utilizing research achievements/accomplishments of the candidate - Your plan to utilize in Korean research area of research accomplishments/achievements - If you have any plans to provide assistance to domestic small & middle sized companies which face difficulties securing technology, please provide detailed plans 3 Plans for life in Korea What is your plan for settling in Korea during the KRF program tenure? - Including plans for moving to Korea, such as relocation, residence, family affairs, etc. - Any previous experience in Korea or exchanges with Korea (if applicable) -9- 4 Plans following the completion of the KRF program What is your plan after the completion of your research under the KRF program, such as plans regarding research goals, career or other activities, occupation, residence, or country of residence? 5 Expected contribution to the KRF program How will you contribute to reinforcing Korea s R&D capacity through your participation in the KRF program, and what will be the degree of your contribution? ( Possible roles or advantages regarding collaboration with overseas research institutes or researchers, introduction of technology, international networks, etc.) 3. Others 1 Any ideas/suggestion for KRF program I certify the above information to be accurate and correct in Chapter II. Name : Signature: -10- III. Support for Utilization and Growth of Overseas Post-doc Researcher 1. Host Researcher 1 Personal information Name Korean Researcher registration no. Workplace Address Home Address Post code Post code Mobile Telephone FAX Telephone Liaison Na Tel. Mobile officer me Note) For liaison officer, provide the information of a participating researcher who can handle affairs on behalf of the Host researcher when contact with the latter is not possible, and leave the field blank if there is no one to serve as liaison officer. 2 Education Form A302 Year Academic Records From To University Code(no) Major Professor 학
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