International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

The Center for Korean Studies (Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies, FEFU) is pleased to announce the 7th FEFU International Korean Studies Conference hosted by the Far Eastern Federal University, Institute of Oriental Studies – School of Regional and International Studies (located in Vladivostok, Primorsky Region of Russian Federation) with support of Russian Association of Academic Koreanology.

The conference is organized by Center for Korean Studies and supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of the Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250003).

The Conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to Korean history, politics, economy and culture. The Conference organizers invite papers and presentation proposals relevant to Korean Studies. A paper with any of the following or related subjects would be appropriate for presentation:

  • Current issues of Korean Peninsula.
  • Russian-Korean bilateral relations.
  • Korean history and culture.
  • Korean philology.
  • Social-economic development of ROK and DPRK.

All accepted papers will be published.

Venue and Dates

Venue: Far Eastern Federal University, Vladivostok, Russian Federation.

Date: 18th of May, 2018

Presentations and Papers

Organizing Committee welcomes to take part in conference by both presentation and sending a paper. All successful applicants will be expected to give a 15 minute presentation and will have to submit their full paper (not less than 10,000 characters) and presentation (if needed) by 1st of May, 2018.

Working languages of the conference: Organizing Committee decided to accept presentations and papers in Russian, English and Korean languages. Translation into Russian will be provided to all participants, but in this case full paper must be submitted by 22th of April, 2018.

Eligibility and Support

Eligible Applicants: MA students, PhD students, Korean Studies Researchers from Russian and Overseas Universities.

Accommodation and meals: The cost of in-campus accommodation is approximately 4,000 rubles per day. Please contact us if such accommodation is necessary. Meals (lunch and dinner) will be provided to all participants during the conference.

Transport: Unfortunately, due to the restricted budget, we are not able to offer any transport grant to participants. Participants are encouraged to seek financial support from their own universities.

Application and Submission of Abstracts

Applicants should submit the following information by e-mail to

fefu-iksc@yandex.ru

1) full name, title and institution

2) contact info (e-mail and telephone)

3) major area of study (region and discipline)

4) abstract (300 words max.) in print-ready format, including name and institution

Alternatively you can use electronic application form.

You will be sent a confirmation that your application has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation by the 5th of March 2018, please, contact with Organizing Committee by e-mail.

Application Period

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

We will contact all applicants regarding the acceptance of their application.

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The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Asian Studies (http://asianstudies.unc.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. The Department seeks a promising scholar and teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution. Duties will include teaching, research, and service. Participation in the continued development of the Department’s program in Korean studies is expected.
The Department of Asian Studies welcomes applicants with doctoral degree in hand or near completion in Korean studies, Korean language and literature, or related fields such as, but not limited to, anthropology, modern history, qualitative sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, visual studies, or performance studies. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and demonstrated potential for innovative scholarship are also required. A candidate hired with doctorate in hand can anticipate an initial appointment as Assistant Professor. A candidate hired with doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment as Instructor.
Qualified applicants should submit an online application at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128323. Application materials should include a detailed letter, CV, sample syllabi, and a writing sample. Paper or email applications will not be accepted.
Applicants will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references at the time of application. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of recommendation.
The Department of Asian Studies embraces diversity and seeks to foster a climate where diversity is valued in all its forms. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Review of applications will begin November 8, 2017. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Università Ca’ Foscari opens a permanent position of Associate Professor in Korean Studies (Korean philosophy, religion, art history, language) in Venice, Italy.
See detailed information here:

Teaching activities:
The candidate shall be required to execute teaching activities in the BA, MA and PhD courses included in by the established curriculum of the Department of Asian and North African Studies. He or she will be required to teach courses on Modern and Premodern History of Korean Religions and Philosophies, preferably also a course on the History of Korean Art (Pre-modern preferred). The candidate must be willing to teach Korean language at elementary or intermediate levels. The total yearly teaching load shall be up to a maximum of four courses/modules (120 hours of instruction). Classes can be held in English; knowledge of Italian will be considered an asset. Documented experience is required in the teaching of Modern and Premodern History of Korean Religions
and Philosophies and preferably also in the teaching of Modern Korean Language.

Scholarly requirements:
The candidate would be a scholar of Religions and Philosophies of Korea, with a wide background of expertise in Asian Religions and Philosophies. Knowledge of some Pre-modern Korean Art would be considered an asset. A fluent (native or near-native) knowledge of Contemporary Korean Language is also required. The candidate shall demonstrate a solid knowledge of the abovementioned disciplines, through the production of articles and monographs, participation in symposia and research groups, both national and international, and preferably also experience in leading roles in research projects. The candidate’s scientific activity shall contribute to building a more in-depth, original and innovative field of research, at both the national and international levels, in Korean Religions and Philosophies.

The Academy of Korean Studies is announcing the 2017 Laboratory Program for Korean Studies. The application period is 2017. 10. 13. ~ 10. 26. Here is a link for the formal application: http://ksps.aks.ac.kr/hpjsp/hmpeng/ntc/newsntcview.jsp?H100_NO=4466

Program Objectives
◦ Strengthening the international competitiveness of Korean Studies by publishing    internationally recognized pieces of research.

Restrictions on Applications and Participation

□ Researchers may be given Ministry of Education research grants (including Korean Studies Promotion Program, NRF research grants, etc.) for up to three projects per person. However, he/she may serve as project director for only one project, and the personnel expenses cannot be duplicated.
□ An ongoing research project, which is scheduled to be completed on December 31, 2017 or earlier, shall not be included in the number of the current projects stated in the foregoing paragraph.
   ※ For details, please refer to the application guidelines.
Application Methods and Documents to be Submitted
□ Application Methods
 ◦ Application must be made on KSPS Project Management System website (http://ksps-pms.aks.ac.kr)
□ Documents to be submitted
 ◦ One copy of research proposal, etc.
  ※ For details of the research proposal and other documents to be submitted, please refer to the application guidelines.

Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable full-time lecturer position in Korean, beginning July 1, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching at all levels of language in BU’s thriving Korean program, participating in curriculum development and other program activities. Minimum requirements include an MA in Korean, second-language acquisition, applied linguistics, Korean linguistics, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Korean and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Korean language teaching in North America, commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum, leadership and administrative ability, as well as familiarity with relevant instructional technology. The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant community of scholars of Korean and of the world’s languages, literatures, and cultures at Boston University. The position is a professional career track with possibility of growth.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation to AcademicJobsOnline. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. If electronic submission is not possible, send materials by postal mail to Korean Lecturer Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Additional materials will be requested subsequently from top candidates. Preference given to applications received by November 1, 2017. Inquiries to Jungsoo Kim at kimjs@bu.edu. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site 
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:

www.bu.edu/mlcl
email
 
Attn: Korean Lecturer Search

Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Position ID: BUMLCLFTLECT [#9911]
Position Title: Full-Time Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Korean / Korean Language and Culture
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/09/22, listed until 2018/03/22)
Position Description:   Apply   

The fast-growing Korean program at Boston University is looking for a competent, passionate, and caring full-time lecturer. Please, visit the following link for more information.  

https://academicjobsonline.org /ajo/BU/MLCL/9911

The Center for Korean Research in the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University invites applications for its 2018-2019 Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Center is searching for a scholar who conducts Korea-related research in any discipline in the humanities or social sciences. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work is interdisciplinary and connects Korea to broader East Asian and global issues or concerns. The Fellow will teach one course each semester in her/his area of expertise as well as pursue her/his own research. The Fellow will be provided the opportunity to organize events related to her/his research interests and will participate actively in programs and events sponsored by the Center for Korean Research, the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and other relevant units at Columbia.

The fellowship will cover a 12-month period beginning September 1, 2018 and ending on August 31, 2019. The fellowship comes with a total compensation of $60,663, shared office space, and access to libraries and resources at Columbia University.

Eligibility

·         Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements (completed and filed the dissertation) between July 2015 and July 2018.

Application Procedure

·         Completed Application Cover Sheet

·         Updated Curriculum Vitae, including a list of classes taught (if any)

·         Course evaluations for classes taught (if any)

·      Two course proposals or syllabi (for courses to be offered to undergraduates and advanced undergraduates/M.A. students)

·         3 letters of reference (signed and sealed) that include an evaluation of the applicant’s research, proposed courses, and prior teaching experience

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received on or before February 1, 2018. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates may be invited for an interview to be held by phone or in person. All evaluations made in connection with applications received are confidential.

 Center for Korean Research AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies, 2018-2019

ATTN: Jooyeon Kim
Center for Korean Research

Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Columbia University

420 West 118th Street, Room 907

New York, NY 10027

 For more information about the Center for Korean Research AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies, please contact Jooyeon Kim, Assistant Director at jk2857@columbia.edu.

Complete information and an application details  are available at http://ckr.weai.columbia.edu/.

This fellowship is supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2016-OLU-2250006).

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The University of Sheffield (UK) has announced that it will make an appointment for a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies.  Brief details are as follows.  Full information may be found on the University’s website www.sheffield.ac.uk

Job Reference Number: UOS017296

Job Title:  Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Korean Studies
Contract Type:  Open-ended
Working Pattern: Full-time
Faculty: Social Sciences
Department:  School of East Asian Studies
Salary:  Grade 8 (Lecturer)  £39,992 to £ 47,722 per annum
            Grade 9 (Senior Lecturer): £ 50,618 to  £ 56,950 per annum
Closing Date:  26th October 2017

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