The Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at California State University, Long Beach, seeks applicants for a position as assistant professor of Asian studies (Korean language and culture) to begin in fall semester 2018.
The position requires a Ph.D. in East Asian languages and cultures, applied linguistics, foreign/second language education, or a relevant area of Korean studies and native or near-native fluency in Korean and English.
The selected candidate will be expected to teach existing courses in Korean language and lower- and upper-division Asian studies courses in an appropriate discipline; develop and teach advanced Korean language and other courses in the area of specialization; maintain an active research program; undertake grant writing and development projects that promote the departmental mission; and collaborate in assessment planning and implementation.
Requests for information should be addressed to: California State University, Long Beach, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Attn: Michelle Okawa (firstname.lastname@example.org), 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840 – 1002.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and International Programs at the University of Iowa invite applications for the position of C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies at the full professor or senior associate professor level to begin in the fall of 2018.
Applicants must be specialists in a humanities or social science discipline, must have primary research and teaching expertise in Korean studies, and may also have interdisciplinary or supranational research interests.
Appointment will be to an appropriate disciplinary department. The successful applicant will also hold a 0% appointment in International Programs and is expected to participate in the activities of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Review processes, teaching assignments, and primary responsibility for mentorship will reside within the department of appointment. This is an endowed, fully tenured, position with a reduced teaching load and annual research funds.
The Department of Korean Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Yongin-si, South Korea) invites applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-track teaching position (with possible multiple renewals) to begin in September 2017. The University hires only non-Korean citizens for the position.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Korean studies, particularly social sciences, cultural studies, and media studies, at the time of appointment and native or near-native fluency in English and Korean. ABD applicants are guaranteed full consideration. Applicants with a strong research profile will be preferred.
The appointee will teach an average of three undergraduate courses per semester (minimum eight hours per week) in the Department of Korean Studies. The language of instruction is English.
The rank and salary will be commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience and will be decided at the time of appointment according to the University’s employment code. As of 2017, the annual salary is approximately $36,250 to $54,250. The University will provide competitive funding for research projects and on-campus housing.
The Boston University Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable, full-time lecturer position in Korean, beginning July 1, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching at all levels of language in BU’s Korean program, participating in curriculum development, and other program activities.
Minimum requirements include an M.A. in Korean, second-language acquisition, applied linguistics, Korean linguistics, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Korean and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Korean language teaching in North America; commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum; leadership and administrative ability; and familiarity with relevant instructional technology.
To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8901. Applications submitted through a Web site other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered.
If electronic submission is not possible, send materials by postal mail to Korean Lecturer Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 602, Boston, MA 02215. Additional materials will be requested subsequently from top candidates. Preference will be given to applications received by February 28, 2017.
The UCLA Division of Social Sciences invites applications from those with strong research and teaching interests in Korea for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in any social science field.
Scholars with demonstrated distinction and strong future potential in research and teaching are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a dynamic program builder with a commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research. She or he will hold a 100-percent appointment in the department of his or her discipline, but will be expected to participate in the activities of the Center for Korean Studies. The appointment is to begin July 1, 2017.
To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of research and teaching interests, two or three selected publications or dissertation chapters, and the names of three referees to:
Korean Social Science Search Committee Center for Korean Studies 11371 Bunche Hall, Box 951487 UCLA Los Angeles, CA 90095 – 1487
Applicants should have a Ph.D in hand or expect to have the Ph.D. by June 2017. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.