The 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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).