Sogang University is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Global Korean Studies at Sogang’s School of Integrated Knowledge. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in data science as it relates to the production of knowledge about Korea and Korean culture, as well as conduct research and seek funding for research on creation of knowledge about Korea.
The Department of Global Korean Studies in situated in Sogang’s School of Integrated Knowedge along with the Department of Art and Technology. Courses in the Department are conducted in English for Korean and international students with the aim of enabling those students to become global leaders in the production of knowledge about Korea.
The successful applicant is likely to have research and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Data storage and retrieval; digital humanities; cultural informatics; bibliometrics, informetrics; quantitative historical or anthropological analysis; applied machine learning; data visualization; computer vision; large-scale data mining; natural language processing; topic modeling; digital continuity; policy, privacy, ethics, law (as they relate to data, digital technologies, and Korea); science and technologies studies; research design and data analytics; and software engineering.
Applicants must have domain expertise on a topic related to the study of Korean culture and society; working knowledge of the field of Korean Studies; and native or near-native English language proficiency and advanced Korean language skills.
Desired qualifications include a Ph.D. in computer science, information science, statistics, applied mathematics, software engineering, or a closely related field with domain expertise in Korean studies and qualified experience teaching and working in multicultural environments.
Applications from doctoral candidates will be considered, but the successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment, which is expected in February 2018.
Applicants should submit an application form, a letter of interest, and a single PDF containing the first page of all publications from the past three years (since September 2014) at: http://professor.sogang.ac.kr/.
Applications will be accepted between August 28 and September 21, 2017. Applications received during this period will receive full consideration.