University of California, Irvine, Seeks Postdoc Candidates

University of California, Irvine, sealThe Center for Critical Korean Studies at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, academic-term appointment for a post-doctoral scholar position from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018.

While in residence at the Center, the successful candidate will be expected to work on an individual research project leading to publication; give one public lecture or works-in-progress talk on campus during the appointment period; and attend and co-organize events such as lectures, film screenings, and symposia.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in a humanities or social-science field and on a Korea-related research topic. Candidates must have graduated within the past seven years and must have proof of degree completion before the appointment begins on September 1, 2017.

This position is full-time and includes benefits. Starting annual salary is $48,216. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Applications must include a cover letter explaining research project, teaching experience, and planned accomplishments; a writing sample (maximum 30 pages); a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a statement of contributions to diversity. All must be submitted at by April 30, 2017.

Inquiries may be directed to Erica Yun, program coordinator, at For more information about the Center for Critical Korean Studies, see