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Tenured Position in Korean Studies in Venice, Università Ca’ Foscari, Italy

Posted on: 01.10.2017

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.

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