Guest Professorship in Korea Studies, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany

The Department of Chinese and Korean Studies of the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies (AOI), Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany, invites applications for the position

Guest Professorship in Korea Studies

The position offered is available the academic year for 2011-2012, starting 01.10.2011

In research and teaching, the ideal candidate is expected to specialize in history, concentrating on modern and contemporary history. The person selected must have fluency in spoken and written Korean and German. The position includes six hours of teaching. The candidate is expected to participate in research projects to be established at the AOI as well as in interfaculty institutions.

Requirements for an appointment are: a) outstanding Ph.Dissertation in the field of History b) international recognized publications c) experience in German-Korean academic relations d) didactic qualification.

The person selected is provided a round trip economy class airfare. He/She is provided a monthly salary of 2,211 Euro to 3,050 Euro depending on his/her qualification for the whole academic year (12 months) directly by the Korea Foundation as well as funds necessary to cover relocation, purchase of books and other materials needed to prepare for teaching courses. The housing costs in Tuebingen up to 500 Euro per month are provided from the University of Tuebingen.

The University of Tuebingen is an equal-opportunity employer and wishes to increase the number of female scholars in research and teaching. Therefore, applications from female scholars with suitable qualifications are explicitly encouraged. With equal qualifications, priority will be given to physically challenged applicants.Applications with the usual documents (Letter of Intent, CV, copies of diplomas, lists of publications and teaching experience, research plan at University of Tuebingen) are to be sent to:

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Dekan der Philosophischen Fakultät
Wilhelmstr. 50, 72074 Tübingen, Germany

Closing date for applications is June 30, 2011