Assistant Professor of Korean Studies

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Asian Studies - 315500

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002149

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Asian Studies ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. The Department seeks a promising scholar and teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution. Duties will include teaching, research, and service. Participation in the continued development of the Department's program in Korean studies is expected.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: The Department of Asian Studies welcomes applicants with doctoral degree in hand or near completion in Korean studies, Korean language and literature, or related fields such as, but not limited to, anthropology, modern history, qualitative sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, visual studies, or performance studies. A candidate hired with doctorate in hand can anticipate an initial appointment as Assistant Professor. A candidate hired with doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment as Instructor.

Qualification and Experience: Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and demonstrated potential for innovative scholarship are also required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Ji-Yeon Jo, Associate Professor

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]