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[App] Postdoc in Korean Studies, University of Hawai`i at Manoa

The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship for the academic year 2016-2017. The fellowship is funded by a grant from the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS), South Korea. The Fellow is expected to conduct research on modern or contemporary Korean history, North Korea, or relevant topics, and be in residence at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Center for Korean Studies.… more

[App] North Korea postdoc at Australian National University

ANU invites applications from suitably qualified scholars for a Postdoctoral Fellowship / Research Fellowship (Level A/B) to work with ARC Laureate Fellowship “Informal Life Politics in the Remaking of Northeast Asia: From Cold War to Post-Cold War”. This 18 month fixed-term postdoctoral fellow will pursue both independent and team-based research consistent with the project, which focuses on “informal life politics”: local level grassroots movements in which individuals or groups act to protect their health or livelihood from threats seen as emanating from economic and environmental change, state action or the failures of state policy.… more

[App] Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies (Academic Year 2016-2017)

The James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for the Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2016-2017 academic year. The postdoctoral program is open to scholars from all fields whose research relates to Korea. The fellow will be expected to participate in Kim Program events and related activities at Penn and in the Korean studies community, as well as teaching a course in the spring semester of 2017. The fellowship will cover up to a 12-month period between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017, and will carry a stipend of $50,000. … more

[Job] Assistant Professor of Korean literature, CUNY

The Department of Classical, Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), invites applications for Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Korean literature, broadly conceived, to begin in the fall semester of 2016. They particularly welcome applicants whose research and teaching interests extend to related fields such as film, cultural studies, transnational studies, comparative literature, and new media. Deadline is January 12, 2016.… more

Korean Studies postdoc at USC

The USC Korean Studies Institute is accepting applications for its 2015-2016 postdoctoral fellows program, open to scholars from all fields whose research pertains to Korea or involves Korea as part of a larger comparative or interdisciplinary research. Particularly encouraged are proposals from the social sciences and non-traditional fields, such as Korean-American studies.… more

Job: Lecturer in Korean Studies at University of Western Australia

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is looking for applicants with a PhD in Korean Studies or in any Social Sciences or Humanities discipline related to the study of Korea. Candidates should have a dynamic research and teaching profile, a strong track record in Korean Studies and teaching experience at tertiary level. A native or near native fluency in Korean and competency in both spoken and written English is required and experience in teaching at university level is essential.… more