Korean Flagship International Relations Position

Appli­ca­tions are being accept­ed for a tem­po­rary, non-tenure track, full-time, nine-month appoint­ment as an assis­tant pro­fes­sor to teach, in Kore­an, grad­u­ate and under­grad­u­ate cours­es on U.S.-Korea rela­tions to Kore­an Flag­ship Pro­gram stu­dents begin­ning August 1, 2008. Instruc­tion­al assign­ments will cov­er pol­i­tics, diplo­ma­cy, econ­o­my, busi­ness, and trade. The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will also devel­op instruc­tion­al mate­ri­als in the above-men­tioned fields, advise stu­dents, and teach, in Eng­lish, one under­grad­u­ate or grad­u­ate class each semes­ter in the Asian Stud­ies pro­gram, cov­er­ing top­ics on North­east Asia and Korea-Japan relations.

Min­i­mum qual­i­fi­ca­tions include a Ph.D. in inter­na­tion­al rela­tions, polit­i­cal sci­ence and diplo­ma­cy, inter­na­tion­al busi­ness, or a relat­ed field and at least two years of full-time col­lege-lev­el teach­ing in inter­na­tion­al rela­tions with par­tic­u­lar ref­er­ence to U.S.-Korea rela­tions. A high lev­el of flu­en­cy in Kore­an and Eng­lish required. Desir­able qual­i­fi­ca­tions: Kore­an lan­guage instruc­tion or research; text­book devel­op­ment expe­ri­ence; famil­iar­i­ty with instruc­tion­al technology.

To apply, sub­mit a hard copy of a cur­ricu­lum vitae and a cov­er let­ter indi­cat­ing how you sat­is­fy the qual­i­fi­ca­tions and the names and con­tact infor­ma­tion for three ref­er­ences to: Depart­ment of East Asian Lan­guages and Lit­er­a­tures, 1890 East-West Road, Moore 382, Hon­olu­lu, HI 96822 – 2318. The appli­ca­tion dead­line is June 2, 2008.

Direct inquiries regard­ing the posi­tion to Dr. Joel Cohn, tele­phone 808 – 956-8940, e-mail cohn@hawaii.edu.

For addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion, see http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/zoom_job.php?9538.