The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
To be assured consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2014.