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 coör­di­na­tor, at For more infor­ma­tion about the Cen­ter for Crit­i­cal Kore­an Stud­ies, see