The Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invites applications and nominations for the Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies. This is an endowed chair, open to rank of associate or full professor. The selected candidate will be appointed to a department in the social sciences (anthropology, economics, geography, political science, and sociology) or to the Department of East Asian Studies. This tenure-stream appointment will be effective July 1, 2011.
Candidates should possess proven excellence or outstanding potential in research. A demonstrated commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching and graduate education is required. Preference will be given to a scholar working in Korean language and able to complement the research and teaching specialties of the faculty. The chairholder will be responsible for continued development and support for teaching and research in Korean Studies. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will only be accepted online at https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl. Deadline for receipt of applications is October 30, 2010.
Applicants are required to submit on line: a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a substantial writing sample, and evidence of teaching ability and experience. Applicants should also have three referees send their letters of recommendation by mail or faxed directly to:
Professor Ito Peng
Associate Dean, Interdisciplinary and International Affairs
Faculty of Arts & Science
University of Toronto
100 St. George Street, Suite 2005
Toronto, ON M5S 3G3
For more information about the Korean Studies Program at the University of Toronto, see www.utoronto.ca/csk.