Assistant Professor in Modern Korean Culture and Society, Emory University

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Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, invites applications for a tenure-track (Assistant Professor) in Modern Korean Culture and Society to begin Fall 2012. Candidates should have a PhD in Korean literature, cultural studies, social/intellectual/political history, gender studies, media studies, or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with strong interdisciplinary and comparative East Asian interests. Applicants working on transnational topics or at the interface between humanities and social sciences are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a strong commitment to research, and have successful experience teaching at the university level. Primary responsibilities for instruction will be innovative undergraduate courses that contribute to the East Asian Korean [sic].

Candidates should send a letter of application, CV, same of scholarly writing, sample syllabus, and three reference letters to: Juliette Apkarian, Chair, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, Modern Languages Building, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. E-applications can be sent to

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS POSITION. APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE DEPARTMENT USING THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ABOVE. Pending administrative approval, review of applications will begin on November 9, 2011. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.