The Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies at Seoul National University is accepting applications for fellowships to start in 2017. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017. All relevant information regarding the benefits, requirements, and application procedures can be found on line at http://icks.snu.ac.kr.
Beginning this year, the former separate fellowship categories for faculty and for post-doctoral applicants have been combined into a single Fellow category to which both tenured and non-tenured faculty and recent Ph.D. recipients can apply. Additional awards for junior fellowships, visiting studentships, visiting scholars, and archive travel grants are also available.
Questions regarding fellowship applications, should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or to #451 International Center for Korean Studies, 103 Kyujanggak Institute, Seoul National University, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151 – 742, Republic of Korea. Telephone +82.2.880.9378.
The James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2017 – 2018 academic year. The postdoctoral program is open to scholars whose research focuses on Korea. Those working in the humanities will receive preference.
The fellowship will cover a period of up to twelve months between August 1, 2017, and July 31, 2018, and will provide a stipend of $50,000. The Kim Program will cover the cost of health insurance (including medical, dental, vision, and life). The postdoctoral fellow will also receive office space and access to libraries and other resources at the university.
The selected fellow will be required to remain in residence; teach one course for undergraduates in the spring semester of 2018; give a public presentation for Korean Studies Colloquium; mentor Kim Program undergraduate fellows; and participate in Kim Program events and related activities at Penn.
Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree within five years of the postdoctoral appointment year (that is, in 2012 or later). The applicant who is awarded the fellowship must complete all requirements for the Ph.D. degree (dissertation deposited) by July 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 6, 2017.
The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is now accepting applications for the spring 2017 Core University Graduate Scholarship. This scholarship is to apply toward tuition and student fees only. UH Mānoa graduate students with a focus on Korean studies are highly encouraged to apply.
Follow this link to download a copy of the scholarship application form. In addition to the completed form, applications must include a two-page essay addressing academic plans and major/focus and how they relate to Korean studies; copies of academic transcripts; and two letters of recommendation (see the application form for details). Only fully completed applications with all supporting documentation will be considered.
Applications and supporting documents must be sent to the address below:
Center for Korean Studies, UHM Attn: Kortne Oshiro-Chin 1881 East-West Rd., Rm 208 Honolulu, HI 96822
Hand-delivered applications must be received by Thursday, November 10, 2016, 4:00 p.m., HST. If mailed, applications must be postmarked by November 7, 2016. E-mail applications will not be accepted.
For further information, contact Kortne Oshiro-Chin at email@example.com or telephone (808) 956‑2212.
This scholarship is supported by a Core University Program for Korean Studies Grant through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250005).
The University of Southern California Korean Studies Institute is accepting applications for its 2017 – 2018 AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship. The USC postdoctoral fellowship is open to scholars from all fields whose research pertains to Korea or involves Korea as part of a larger comparative or interdisciplinary research.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand and should be within five years of having received the degree by the beginning of the appointment. The fellow is expected to remain in residence during the fellowship period, present his or her research, participate in Institute events, and mentor undergraduate fellows on their research papers.
The fellowship will cover up to a twelve-month period from August 15, 2017, to August 14, 2018. It will provide a salary, benefits, shared office space, and access to libraries and resources at the University.
This fellowship is supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2014-OLU-2250003).
The Institute for Korean Studies at Indiana University is soliciting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Korean studies. The selected fellow is expected to conduct research related to Korea in one of the following areas: the social sciences, policy, international relations, or governance. He or she will also be expected to maintain an active presence on campus, participate in Institute events, and interact with faculty and students.
The fellowship term will be the spring semester 2017 and fall semester 2018. The fellowship carries an annual salary of $48,000 plus benefits. The fellow will have work space and full use of the campus and its libraries.
The fellowship holder is required to:
Remain in residence during the period of the fellowship;
Teach three courses over the two-year period of the fellowship;
Deliver a colloquium lecture in each year of the fellowship (two total);
Mentor students who specialize in Korean studies in the East Asian Languages and Culture Department; and
Participate in planning and executing Institute for Korean Studies programming.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in an area related to Korean studies at the time of appointment to the position. The Ph.D. must have been received between January 1, 2011, and December 31, 2016.
Applications for the position must reach the Institute for Korean Studies by November 18, 2016. Applications should include letter of application; curriculum vitae; statement of past and proposed research; writing sample; and contact information for three references. Submit all documents in PDF format at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.
Direct questions regarding the position or the application process to Susan Blake (firstname.lastname@example.org), Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies, Institute for Korean Studies, Global and International Studies Building, 2046 355 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405 – 1105.