The Korea Institute at Harvard University invites applications for the Kim Koo Visiting Professorship of Korean Studies. One visiting professor will be appointed for the 2014 – 15 academic year, during which he or she will be expected to teach one course per semester in the co-hosting academic department. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2014.
This visiting appointment is open to scholars in all disciplines who are engaged in teaching and research about Korea. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and teaching interests significantly enhance or expand the current faculty expertise and offerings of the Harvard Korean Studies program. It will be at an academic rank commensurate with that held by the appointee at his or her home institution. A Ph.D. and evidence of successful teaching and research are required.
The stipend will be commensurate with the appointee’s home institution salary, and the position is benefits eligible. The visiting professor will have shared office space and will enjoy full access to the University’s library, archival, and computing resources.
To apply, submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal https://academicpositions.harvard.edu no later than January 15, 2014: a letter of application describing one’s suitability for the visiting professorship and research interests; a curriculum vitae with a list of publications; a sample of one’s published work; a teaching portfolio, including a statement on teaching experience and syllabi for two courses; and names and contact information of three references. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted.
For further information, contact Susan Laurence, executive director of the Korea Institute, at Susan_Laurence@harvard.edu.