International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Korean Studies – The University of North Carolina

Posted on: 11.10.2017

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.
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