Korean Studies Faculty Position Available at the University of Sheffield

The School of East Asian Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Sheffield invites appli­ca­tions for a full-time asso­ciate professorship/​full pro­fes­sor­ship in Kore­an stud­ies. Appli­cants may be in any area of Kore­an stud­ies. The post will be at the lev­el of senior lec­tur­er (asso­ciate pro­fes­sor) or read­er (full pro­fes­sor, junior level).

Appli­ca­tions are invit­ed from can­di­dates with expe­ri­ence in the human­i­ties or social sci­ences with a focus on Korea with flu­en­cy in both Kore­an and English.

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will be respon­si­ble for fur­ther devel­op­ing and enhanc­ing the four-year under­grad­u­ate degree pro­gram in Kore­an stud­ies; will play a key role in deliv­er­ing the School’s research and teach­ing agen­da by devis­ing, devel­op­ing, and deliv­er­ing under­grad­u­ate and post­grad­u­ate mod­ules in his or her area of exper­tise; will enhance the research pro­file of the School through the super­vi­sion of post-grad­u­ate research stu­dents (Ph.D. and M.Phil.); and will enhance the School’s inter­na­tion­al research rep­u­ta­tion through sub­stan­tial research activity.

The post is avail­able with a start date as soon as pos­si­ble. The clos­ing date for appli­ca­tions is Novem­ber 26, 2010. Details about appli­ca­tion pro­ce­dures may be found on the Uni­ver­si­ty of Sheffield Web site under “Jobs” (http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/). The job ref­er­ence num­ber is UOS001938 and the job title is Senior Lecturer/​Reader in Kore­an Studies.

Direct inquiries may be made to the head of depart­ment of the School of East Asian Stud­ies, Prof. Xiaowei Zang, at x.zang@sheffield.ac.uk.