The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Leiden University Institute of Area Studies (LIAS), with sponsorship from the Korea Foundation, invite applications for a visiting professorship in Korean studies, with a specialization in the humanities or social sciences and a focus on modern and contemporary Korea. Appointment will be for a minimum of six months full-time between September 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, and will entail both research and teaching.
The position is open to scholars with a Ph.D. at all career stages. Leiden University aims to employ more women in areas where they are underrepresented. Women are therefore especially invited to apply.
Responsibilities will include original research and dissemination of the results through appropriate channels and teaching and thesis supervision at the B.A. and M.A. levels in Korean studies, Asian studies, international studies, and other programs and courses as required.
The position will be funded directly through the Korea Foundation, commensurate with Korea Foundation salary ranges. The professor and maximally one dependent will be provided with housing and insurance by IIAS.
Review of applications will begin June 17, 2013. For the complete call for applications, including instructions regarding application procedures, see http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/wetenschappelijke-functies/13–173-korea-foundation-visiting-professorship.html.