The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Korean Studies to start in September 2019. Applications are invited from any of the key areas of Korean Studies, including literature, history, cultural studies, gender & sexuality studies, visual & popular culture, film and new media studies. Candidates with multi/interdisciplinary, interregional, and transnational expertise able to complement the research and teaching of departmental faculty will be especially valued. Native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English is required.… more
The Department of Literature at the University of California, San Diego seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor in Inter-Asia and Transpacific Studies. The candidate must have a PhD degree in literature, film, cultural studies, or related field by the time of the appointment. UCSD seeks a colleague whose innovative research examines two or more Asian/Pacific/American countries/territories in the modern and/or contemporary period. Preference will be given to a candidate who uses two or more languages (in addition to English) in her/his research. Another preference is a comparatist with proven interdisciplinary, crossmedia research skills.… more
The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures at UCLA invites applications for a position in premodern Korean studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor. Priority will be given to candidates who have research expertise in history or literature of the premodern period and who have a broad knowledge of premodern primary sources and archival materials.… more
Indiana University (IU) Bloomington is hiring open-rank tenure/tenure-track positions in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity (RMI) in a “pioneering multi-disciplinary unit that investigates the complex social dynamics of race, ethnicity, human movement, and power relationships. The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well.”… more
The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a scholar of the humanities or qualitative social sciences with expertise in Korea Studies. Preference will be given to applicants who can help extend their multidisciplinary conversation about culture in the transasian context, and who have the vision and skills to contribute to building new academic programs.… more
Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Korean Studies, with the field of specialization open to any discipline within the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Candidates who integrate their research and teaching of Korean Studies with multidisciplinary and interregional expertise are preferred. Proficiency in both English and Korean is required for teaching and research in the program.… more
The George Washington University has advertised an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Korean Literature and Culture. Candidates must have a PhD in Korean literature or a closely-related field, native or near native fluency in Korean and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching Korean literature and culture at college level, as demonstrated by evaluations, and active research experience in the field of Korean literature and culture, as indicated by scholarly publications.… more
UNC Chapel Hill’s Department of Asian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. They welcome 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. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and demonstrated potential for innovative scholarship are also required.