Korean Language and Culture Position at CSU Long Beach

The Depart­ment of Asian and Asian Amer­i­can Stud­ies at Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty, Long Beach, seeks appli­cants for a posi­tion as assis­tant pro­fes­sor of Asian stud­ies (Kore­an lan­guage and cul­ture) to begin in fall semes­ter 2018.

The posi­tion requires a Ph.D. in East Asian lan­guages and cul­tures, applied lin­guis­tics, foreign/​second lan­guage edu­ca­tion, or a rel­e­vant area of Kore­an stud­ies and native or near-native flu­en­cy in Kore­an and English.

The select­ed can­di­date will be expect­ed to teach exist­ing cours­es in Kore­an lan­guage and low­er- and upper-divi­sion Asian stud­ies cours­es in an appro­pri­ate dis­ci­pline; devel­op and teach advanced Kore­an lan­guage and oth­er cours­es in the area of spe­cial­iza­tion; main­tain an active research pro­gram; under­take grant writ­ing and devel­op­ment projects that pro­mote the depart­men­tal mis­sion; and col­lab­o­rate in assess­ment plan­ning and implementation.

For a full state­ment of the posi­tion require­ments and appli­ca­tion pro­ce­dures, see http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/aa/personnel/jobs/posting/2462/index.html. All required doc­u­men­ta­tion is to be sub­mit­ted elec­tron­i­cal­ly through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9385. Review of appli­ca­tions will begin Octo­ber 15, 2017.

Requests for infor­ma­tion should be addressed to: Cal­i­for­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty, Long Beach, Depart­ment of Asian and Asian Amer­i­can Stud­ies, Attn: Michelle Okawa (michelle.okawa@csulb.edu), 1250 Bell­flower Boule­vard, Long Beach, CA 90840 – 1002.

Director of the Korean Language Program at Princeton University

Princeton University logoThe Depart­ment of East Asian Stud­ies at Prince­ton Uni­ver­si­ty invites appli­ca­tions for a full-time posi­tion as direc­tor of the Kore­an Lan­guage Pro­gram at the rank of senior lec­tur­er, to begin on Sep­tem­ber 1, 2018. Appli­cants must have native flu­en­cy in Kore­an and an excel­lent com­mand of English.

To apply, pro­vide a let­ter of appli­ca­tion, cur­ricu­lum vitae, state­ment of teach­ing inter­est, teach­ing port­fo­lio (list of cours­es taught and teach­ing eval­u­a­tions), and the names of three ref­er­ences (with e-mail address­es and office tele­phone num­bers) by Octo­ber 15, 2017.

For more infor­ma­tion and to apply, go the Prince­ton Dean of Faulty Careers Site.

Can­di­dates should have exten­sive expe­ri­ence teach­ing Kore­an to Eng­lish-speak­ing stu­dents at the col­lege lev­el; expe­ri­ence direct­ing a lan­guage pro­gram is pre­ferred (par­tic­u­lar­ly one in which five or six lev­els of Kore­an are offered). The direc­tor will be in charge of the Kore­an Lan­guage Program.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. required. This posi­tion is sub­ject to the University’s back­ground check policy.

Post for Data Scientist in Korean Studies at Sogang University

Sogang University logoSogang Uni­ver­si­ty is seek­ing can­di­dates for a full-time, tenure-track appoint­ment in the Depart­ment of Glob­al Kore­an Stud­ies at Sogang’s School of Inte­grat­ed Knowl­edge. The suc­cess­ful appli­cant will teach under­grad­u­ate and grad­u­ate cours­es in data sci­ence as it relates to the pro­duc­tion of knowl­edge about Korea and Kore­an cul­ture, as well as con­duct research and seek fund­ing for research on cre­ation of knowl­edge about Korea.

The Depart­ment of Glob­al Kore­an Stud­ies in sit­u­at­ed in Sogang’s School of Inte­grat­ed Knowedge along with the Depart­ment of Art and Tech­nol­o­gy. Cours­es in the Depart­ment are con­duct­ed in Eng­lish for Kore­an and inter­na­tion­al stu­dents with the aim of enabling those stu­dents to become glob­al lead­ers in the pro­duc­tion of knowl­edge about Korea.

The suc­cess­ful appli­cant is like­ly to have research and teach­ing expe­ri­ence in one or more of the fol­low­ing areas: Data stor­age and retrieval; dig­i­tal human­i­ties; cul­tur­al infor­mat­ics; bib­lio­met­rics, infor­met­rics; quan­ti­ta­tive his­tor­i­cal or anthro­po­log­i­cal analy­sis; applied machine learn­ing; data visu­al­iza­tion; com­put­er vision; large-scale data min­ing; nat­ur­al lan­guage pro­cess­ing; top­ic mod­el­ing; dig­i­tal con­ti­nu­ity; pol­i­cy, pri­va­cy, ethics, law (as they relate to data, dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies, and Korea); sci­ence and tech­nolo­gies stud­ies; research design and data ana­lyt­ics; and soft­ware engineering.

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Chair in Korean Studies at the University of Iowa

University of Iowa logoThe Col­lege of Lib­er­al Arts and Sci­ences and Inter­na­tion­al Pro­grams at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Iowa invite appli­ca­tions for the posi­tion of C. Maxwell and Eliz­a­beth M. Stan­ley Fam­i­ly and Korea Foun­da­tion Chair in Kore­an Stud­ies at the full pro­fes­sor or senior asso­ciate pro­fes­sor lev­el to begin in the fall of 2018.

Appli­cants must be spe­cial­ists in a human­i­ties or social sci­ence dis­ci­pline, must have pri­ma­ry research and teach­ing exper­tise in Kore­an stud­ies, and may also have inter­dis­ci­pli­nary or supra­na­tion­al research interests.

Appoint­ment will be to an appro­pri­ate dis­ci­pli­nary depart­ment. The suc­cess­ful appli­cant will also hold a 0% appoint­ment in Inter­na­tion­al Pro­grams and is expect­ed to par­tic­i­pate in the activ­i­ties of the Cen­ter for Asian and Pacif­ic Stud­ies. Review process­es, teach­ing assign­ments, and pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ty for men­tor­ship will reside with­in the depart­ment of appoint­ment. This is an endowed, ful­ly tenured, posi­tion with a reduced teach­ing load and annu­al research funds.

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Non-tenure Track Teaching Position at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logoThe Depart­ment of Kore­an Stud­ies at Han­kuk Uni­ver­si­ty of For­eign Stud­ies (Yon­gin-si, South Korea) invites appli­ca­tions for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track teach­ing posi­tion (with pos­si­ble mul­ti­ple renewals) to begin in Sep­tem­ber 2017. The Uni­ver­si­ty hires only non-Kore­an cit­i­zens for the position.

Appli­cants must have a Ph.D. in Kore­an stud­ies, par­tic­u­lar­ly social sci­ences, cul­tur­al stud­ies, and media stud­ies, at the time of appoint­ment and native or near-native flu­en­cy in Eng­lish and Kore­an. ABD appli­cants are guar­an­teed full con­sid­er­a­tion. Appli­cants with a strong research pro­file will be preferred.

The appointee will teach an aver­age of three under­grad­u­ate cours­es per semes­ter (min­i­mum eight hours per week) in the Depart­ment of Kore­an Stud­ies. The lan­guage of instruc­tion is English.

The rank and salary will be com­men­su­rate with the appointee’s qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence and will be decid­ed at the time of appoint­ment accord­ing to the University’s employ­ment code. As of 2017, the annu­al salary is approx­i­mate­ly $36,250 to $54,250. The Uni­ver­si­ty will pro­vide com­pet­i­tive fund­ing for research projects and on-cam­pus housing.

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