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Assistant Professor of Korean Studies

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Qualified applicants should submit an online application at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128323. Application materials should include a detailed letter, CV, sample syllabi, and a writing sample. Paper or email applications will not be accepted. Applicants will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references at the time of application. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of recommendation. The Department of Asian Studies embraces diversity and seeks to foster a climate where diversity is valued in all its forms. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2017. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor of Korean Studies
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0002149
Posting Open Date 10/09/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2018
Position Summary

The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Asian Studies (http://asianstudies.unc.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2018. The Department seeks a promising scholar and teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution. Duties will include teaching, research, and service. Participation in the continued development of the Department’s program in Korean studies is expected.

Educational Requirements

The Department of Asian Studies welcomes applicants with doctoral degree in hand or near completion in Korean studies, Korean language and literature, or related fields such as, but not limited to, anthropology, modern history, qualitative sociology, cultural studies, gender studies, visual studies, or performance studies. A candidate hired with doctorate in hand can anticipate an initial appointment as Assistant Professor. A candidate hired with doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment as Instructor.

Qualifications and Experience

Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and demonstrated potential for innovative scholarship are also required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit an online application at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128323. Application materials should include a detailed letter, CV, sample syllabi, and a writing sample. Paper or email applications will not be accepted.

Applicants will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references at the time of application. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of recommendation.

The Department of Asian Studies embraces diversity and seeks to foster a climate where diversity is valued in all its forms. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Review of applications will begin November 8, 2017. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128323

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Ji-Yeon Jo, Associate Professor
Department Contact Telephone or Email koreansearch@unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing/research Sample
  4. Sample Syllabus
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

Supplemental Questions

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