The application deadline has been extended to April 30, 2010, for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Korean History at Seoul National University to begin in September 2010. Applications may be of any rank or specialty within the field of Korean history. The department is seeking an international scholar with outstanding research and teaching credentials who will play an integral role in the development and globalization of the field of modern Korean history and help enhance diversity within the university.
The successful candidate will teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by August 2010 and will be expected to lecture in English. Excellence in oral and written competence in both Korean and English is essential, and native-level competence will be highly regarded in assessing applications.
Job benefits include a rewarding and stable institutional environment for teaching and research; outstanding research facilities; the opportunity to teach and mentor students of exceptional talent and training; a twelve-month-based salary; one semester paid research leave out of every seven semesters; a wide variety of intra-university research grants; reimbursement of relocation expenses; a comprehensive medical insurance program; on-campus, subsidized housing; educational allowances for children; and a full range of retirement allowances.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, proposed research planned over the next ten years, syllabi of three courses to be taught, the names and e-mail addresses of three academic referees, and copies of three publications (books or articles) to:
- Chair, Department of Korean History
Seoul National University
San 56–1, Sillim-dong Gwanak-gu
Seoul, 151–747, South Korea
The deadline for applications is April 30, 2010. Short-listed candidates are likely to be interviewed by mid- to late June. For further information, contact Professor Kwon Tae-Eok at firstname.lastname@example.org