Job: Assistant Professor of Korean American Studies at UC Riverside

Assistant Professor of Korean American Studies

Job #JPF00062
Coll of Hum, Arts & Social Sci – Ethnic Studies
Apply by January 3rd, 2014 to ensure full consideration by the committee


The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, announces a Assistant Professor position in Korean American Studies, beginning July 1, 2014. PhD degree in a field related to theories and principles of Korean American Studies is required. The candidate should be a scholar with demonstrated record of commitment to research, grant writing, fundraising, teaching excellence, and community service. UCR is a research institution with high expectations for scholarly productivity and excellence in teaching. Position supports the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies at UC Riverside with research and inquiry to facilitate effective Center planning, decision making and mission fulfillment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates should send electronic applications, including a cover letter describing their interest in and fit for the position, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, 2-3 sample essays; journal articles, book chapters, or other works-in-progress (if available) and at least three letters of recommendation, to or to the Department of Ethnic Studies, Attention: Victoria Cross, UC Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521. Electronic application and submission of materials is strongly preferred. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Edward Chang, Chair, Ethnic Studies Search Committee, at

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