USC Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2017–2018

USC postdoctoral fellowshipThe Uni­ver­si­ty of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia Kore­an Stud­ies Insti­tute is accept­ing appli­ca­tions for its 2017–2018 AKS
Post­doc­tor­al Fel­low­ship. The USC post­doc­tor­al fel­low­ship is open to schol­ars from all fields whose research per­tains to Korea or involves Korea as part of a larg­er com­par­a­tive or inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research.

Can­di­dates must have a Ph.D. in hand and should be with­in five years of hav­ing received the degree by the begin­ning of the appoint­ment. The fel­low is expect­ed to remain in res­i­dence dur­ing the fel­low­ship peri­od, present his or her research, par­tic­i­pate in Insti­tute events, and men­tor under­grad­u­ate fel­lows on their research papers.

The fel­low­ship will cov­er up to a twelve-month peri­od from August 15, 2017, to August 14, 2018. It will pro­vide a salary, ben­e­fits, shared office space, and access to libraries and resources at the Uni­ver­si­ty.

To Apply

Inter­est­ed appli­cants must sub­mit the fol­low­ing via the on-line appli­ca­tion por­tal by Feb­ru­ary 1, 2017:

  • State­ment of pur­pose;
  • Cur­ricu­lum vitae;
  • The­sis abstract;
  • Writ­ing sam­ple; and
  • Two let­ters of rec­om­men­da­tion.

Review of appli­ca­tions will begin on Feb­ru­ary 1.

Address fur­ther inquiries to Sarah Shear at

This fel­low­ship is sup­port­ed by the Core Uni­ver­si­ty Pro­gram for Kore­an Stud­ies through the Min­istry of Edu­ca­tion of the Repub­lic of Korea and the Kore­an Stud­ies Pro­mo­tion Ser­vice of the Acad­e­my of Kore­an Stud­ies (AKS-2014-OLU-2250003).