Non-tenure Track Teaching Position at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logoThe 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.

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Boston University Seeks Lecturer in Korean Language

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. 

Send inquiries to Jung­soo Kim at kimjs@bu.edu.

UCLA Social Science Search

UCLA social science searchThe 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, teach­ing and cheap essay writ­ing 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. 

For infor­ma­tion about UCLA’s var­i­ous social sci­ence depart­ments and pro­grams, see http://socialsciences.ucla.edu.

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. 

Wesleyan Seeking Political Economy Specialist

Wesleyan University signThe Col­lege of East Asian Stud­ies at Wes­leyan Uni­ver­si­ty in Mid­dle­town, Con­necti­cut, has announced a new tenure-track posi­tion, sup­port­ed by fund­ing from the Korea Foun­da­tion, for an assis­tant pro­fes­sor spe­cial­iz­ing in the polit­i­cal econ­o­my of Korea.

The teach­ing load is four cours­es per year (two each semes­ter), with the pos­si­bil­i­ty that one of those cours­es may be taught in Kore­an and count as a third- or fourth-year lan­guage course. Appli­cants should hold a Ph.D. or be near com­ple­tion in any social-sci­ence dis­ci­pline. The ide­al can­di­date will be able to teach about Korea as part of a broad­er East Asian context.

To apply, sub­mit a let­ter of appli­ca­tion, cur­ricu­lum vitae, writ­ing sam­ple (25-page max­i­mum), teach­ing state­ment, evi­dence of effec­tive teach­ing (e.g., teach­ing eval­u­a­tion sum­maries), and names and e-mail address­es of three ref­er­ees, who will be asked for con­fi­den­tial let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion, to: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5108. For full con­sid­er­a­tion, appli­ca­tions must be received by Decem­ber 1, 2015.

Suc­cess­ful semi-final­ists will be inter­viewed via Skype, and final­ists will be invit­ed to
 campus.

Ques­tions about the posi­tion may be referred to Mary Alice Had­dad (mahaddad@wesleyan.edu.

Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Position at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logoThe Depart­ment of Kore­an Stud­ies at Han­kuk Uni­ver­si­ty of For­eign Stud­ies (Yon­gin-si, South Korea) invites appli­ca­tions for a one-year, non-tenure track, teach­ing posi­tion (with pos­si­ble mul­ti­ple renewals) to begin in March 2016. Appli­cants must have a Ph.D. in any relat­ed field of Kore­an stud­ies at the time of appli­ca­tion and must demon­strate native or near-native flu­en­cy in Eng­lish and Kore­an. Expe­ri­ence in teach­ing intro­duc­to­ry and sur­vey cours­es and cur­ricu­lum devel­op­ment will be appreciated.

The appointee will teach an aver­age of three under­grad­u­ate cours­es per semes­ter in the Depart­ment (the lan­guage of instruc­tion is Eng­lish) and advise under­grad­u­ate stu­dents. The Uni­ver­si­ty will pro­vide com­pet­i­tive fund­ing for research and on-cam­pus housing.

Review of appli­ca­tions will begin in ear­ly Novem­ber (all appli­ca­tions received by Octo­ber 31, 2015, are guar­an­teed full con­sid­er­a­tion). Inter­est­ed can­di­dates should sub­mit a let­ter of appli­ca­tion, cur­ricu­lum vitae (please include infor­ma­tion regard­ing nation­al­i­ty or visa sta­tus), teach­ing state­ment, and PDF file of dis­ser­ta­tion direct­ly to the chair of the Depart­ment, Dr. Byung-Yool Ban (byban@hufs.ac.kr).

Ques­tions regard­ing the posi­tion and the appli­ca­tion process may be addressed to Dr. Ban (byban@hufs.ac.kr, tele­phone: +82 – 31-330‑4973); Dr. Hyon­hui Choe (hhchoe@hufs.ac.kr, tele­phone: +82 – 31-330‑4671); or the Depart­ment of Kore­an Stud­ies, 81 Oedae-ro, Mohyeon-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yon­gin-si, Gyeong­gi-do 17035, South Korea (tele­phone: +82 – 31-330‑4217).