Faculty position in “gender geography,” Seoul National University

Advertised as a position in “gender geography,” this position should interest feminist geographers and gender studies scholars with geography emphasis. It is a tenure-track position at a top university in Korea. The position does not require Korean language proficiency since courses would be taught in English, but of course, some Korean would be helpful in living in Korea. There’s a vibrant feminist community at SNU and other universities in Seoul, and this could be a great opportunity especially for those with research interests in Korea.

Faculty Position at the Department of Geography
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

The Department of Geography, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, invites applications for a full-time professor at all ranks beginning September 2012 or March 2013. We seek a person with research and teaching interests in Gender Geography and related disciplines. A Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will join the department that offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and PhD levels. In addition, the candidate may join the Interdisciplinary Program in Gender Studies, one of the graduate courses, and may have opportunity to do interdisciplinary gender-related researches with various departments supported by the Institute for Gender Research in the University.

Applicants should be Non-Korean Nationals, preferably native English speakers. The availability of the position will be determined by the University, based on the academic qualifications and experience of the applicants. Starting salary ranges approximately from USD 52,000 at the beginning assistant professor level and would increase depending on the qualifications and experience. University faculty housing will be available and moving cost will be covered by the University.

As Korea’s leading university, Seoul National University (http://www.snu.ac.kr) is globally renowned for its excellence in research and education. The University and the department are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and globalization of the academic community of the University.

Qualified applicants should send their complete curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and names of three references with addresses preferably by email to Dr. Yangmi Koo (yangmi AT snu.ac.kr) and Dr. KeunBae Yu (kbyu AT plaza.snu.ac.kr). Alternatively, applicants can also mail the documents to KeunBae Yu, Chair, Department of Geography, College of Social Sciences, Seoul National University, 599 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-746, Korea. Review of applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.