Assistant Professor at KAIST

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Social Sciences

Institution Type: College / University
Location: Korea, South
Position: Assistant Professor

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Cultural Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in the following areas: (1) Political Science, (2) Economics, (3) Anthropology, (4) East Asian studies, (5) Journalism, and (6) Film Studies.

We are particularly interested in junior scholars of outstanding promise, who are interested in developing interdisciplinary research programs in line with the mission of the institution. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline and will also be able to provide evidence of outstanding research and excellence in teaching.

KAIST is an internationally-recognized, government-funded research university based in South Korea, which aims to become a global leader in the key areas of research for the 21st century. As a rapidly expanding global institution, KAIST mandates English as the language of instruction. KAIST is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Foreign nationals are welcome. Salaries and benefits are comparable to those of major American universities,and negotiable depending on qualifications. In addition, on-or off-campus housing will be provided as well as financial subsidy for settlement expenses and start-up funding for research. Positions will begin in February 2012 (or September, depending on the preference of the chosen candidates).Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae (and only a curriculum vitae) to Search Chair, Professor Jeounghoon Kim, at the E-mail address below for initial screening by September 30, 2011. Those who successfully pass the initial screening will be invited to submit additional materials.

Contact: Professor Jeounghoon Kim
Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
College of Cultural Science
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, 305-701 Republic of Korea
Phone: +82-42-350-4628
Fax: +82-42-350-2380

Primary Category: Social Sciences

Secondary Categories: None
Posting Date: 07/14/2011
Closing Date 10/08/2011