Early Career Professorship in Korean Social Science at USC

The Dana and David Dorn­sife Col­lege of Let­ters, Arts and Sci­ences at the Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia in Los Ange­les seeks to fill a full-time tenure-track posi­tion as assis­tant pro­fes­sor of Kore­an social sci­ence, begin­ning in fall 2013.

This endowed assis­tant pro­fes­sor­ship will seek a fac­ul­ty mem­ber who does schol­ar­ly work in the social sci­ences to advance Kore­an stud­ies in one or more of the prospec­tive areas of inter­na­tion­al rela­tions, polit­i­cal sci­ence, eco­nom­ics, his­to­ry, East Asian lan­guages and cul­tures, reli­gion, soci­ol­o­gy, or oth­er social sci­ences.

Can­di­dates are sought who have excep­tion­al promise as schol­ars and teach­ers to offer cours­es at the under­grad­u­ate and grad­u­ate lev­els. Sub­stan­tive areas of research and teach­ing are open across the social sci­ences. Can­di­dates should have a Ph.D. by the expect­ed start date and should have demon­strat­ed the promise of excel­lence in both research and teach­ing.

Appli­cants should send a cur­ricu­lum vitae, a sam­ple research paper, a state­ment of research inter­ests, evi­dence of teach­ing effec­tive­ness, three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion, and grad­u­ate tran­scripts to koreanstudiessearch@dornsife.usc.edu.

In order to be con­sid­ered for this posi­tion, appli­cants are also required to sub­mit an elec­tron­ic USC appli­ca­tion; fol­low this job link or paste in a brows­er: https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65851.

Review of appli­ca­tions will begin on Sep­tem­ber 15, though appli­ca­tions will be accept­ed until the posi­tion is filled. Mate­ri­als sub­mit­ted by reg­u­lar mail will not be accept­ed. USC strong­ly val­ues diver­si­ty and is com­mit­ted to equal oppor­tu­ni­ty in employ­ment. Women and men, and mem­bers of all racial and eth­nic groups are encour­aged to apply.