Modern Korean History Position Open at Michigan

image: University of Michigan logoThe Depart­ment of Asian Lan­guages and Cul­tures at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan invites appli­ca­tions for a tenure-track or tenured posi­tion in mod­ern Kore­an his­to­ry begin­ning Sep­tem­ber 1, 2015. This is an open-rank search. Appli­cants with inter­dis­ci­pli­nary teach­ing and research inter­ests in his­tor­i­cal and cul­tur­al stud­ies are encour­aged to apply.

Appli­cants should pos­sess a high lev­el of pro­fi­cien­cy in the Kore­an lan­guage. The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will be expect­ed to teach a range of cours­es in Kore­an his­to­ry from intro­duc­to­ry under­grad­u­ate lec­ture cours­es through grad­u­ate cours­es; super­vise doc­tor­al dis­ser­ta­tions; and par­tic­i­pate in the pro­grams of the depart­ment and area stud­ies ini­tia­tives with­in a larg­er uni­ver­si­ty com­mu­ni­ty. The Ph.D. is required pri­or to appoint­ment. Evi­dence of excel­lent teach­ing and research abil­i­ties is essen­tial.

To apply, sub­mit a let­ter of appli­ca­tion, cur­ricu­lum vitae, state­ment of teach­ing phi­los­o­phy and expe­ri­ence, teach­ing eval­u­a­tions (if avail­able), and a state­ment of cur­rent and future research plans. Junior can­di­dates may sub­mit a place­ment dossier with rep­re­sen­ta­tive pub­li­ca­tions or writ­ing sam­ples and at least three let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion. Senior can­di­dates should include the names of sug­gest­ed review­ers.

Appli­ca­tion mate­ri­als, except let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion, must be sub­mit­ted elec­tron­i­cal­ly. sub­mit mate­ri­als as e-mail attach­ments to The sub­ject of the e-mail must appear as fol­lows: “Last name, First name.” For exam­ple: Doe, Jane. Let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion should be e-mailed as PDF files to

To be assured con­sid­er­a­tion, appli­ca­tions must be received by Jan­u­ary 15, 2014.