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Emory University (GA) - TT Asst. Professor - Korean StudiesEdit

The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Korean Studies with a background in the humanities including, but not limited to, the fields of literature, gender, media and cultural studies, philosophy, religion, and history. The candidate is expected to teach a survey course with a focus on modern Korea. The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship is inter-disciplinary and inter-regional (within East Asia and beyond). Successful candidates must have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment, and demonstrate an active research agenda and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and to development of graduate programming. Candidates will also adhere to best practices and demonstrate an ability to advance Emory College’s goals of diversity and inclusion. Near native proficiency in both English and Korean is required.

Please submit your cover letter, C.V., research statement, short writing sample or published paper, teaching statement, statement of teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby ( and Korean Search Committee, Dept. of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on Oct. 20, and will continue until the position is filled. Emory University is an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply



Smith College (MA) - TT Assistant Professor of Korean Language, Literature, and CultureEdit

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean Language, Literature, and Culture, to begin July 2018. The position is a full time appointment with full benefits. The successful candidate will teach four courses in Korean language and Korean literature/culture in translation. Applicants must have a native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, a Ph.D. or ABD status with a specialization in Korean literature/culture, and experience in language teaching at all levels, with a commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses that bridge disciplines, which may include environmental literature, film and media, or the study of women and gender.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Smith may be found at

Submit application at with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample literature/culture syllabi, a writing sample (an article or a chapter, 30 pages maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017.


Stanford University (CA) - TT or Tenured Faculty - Korean StudiesEdit

Stanford University seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the social sciences. The position would be a dual appointment in the Department of Anthropology and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), affiliated with the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record in teaching and research with a focus on contemporary Korea. S/he would be expected to provide leadership for further development of the study of Korea at Stanford University.

All applicants should submit a letter that includes a brief statement of research interest, curriculum vitae, the names of three referees, and selected writing samples to: Professor Miyako Inoue, Co-Chair, Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, 450 Serra Mall, Building 50, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2034. If submitting applications virtually, please send the requested materials in a pdf format via email to Ellen Christensen,

For full consideration, materials must be received by November 3, 2017. The term of appointment would begin September 1, 2018.


University of Iowa (IA) - C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean StudiesEdit

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and UI International Programs invite applications for the position of C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies, at the full professor or senior associate professor levels, to commence in the Fall of 2018.

Applicants must be specialists in a humanities or social science discipline, must have primary research and teaching expertise in Korean Studies, and may also have interdisciplinary and/or supranational research interests.

Appointment will be to an appropriate disciplinary department. The successful applicant will also hold a 0% appointment in International Programs, and is expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Review processes, teaching assignments, and primary responsibility for mentorship will reside within the department of appointment. This is an endowed position with a reduced teaching load and annual research funds.

Applicants must demonstrate a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching commensurate with a position at the senior associate professor or full professor levels, and be able to teach courses that meet the needs of the department of appointment as well as complement existing strengths within the department and college. Applicants must also demonstrate a level of language fluency in both English and Korean appropriate for research and teaching.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017.

To apply, please visit and reference Requisition #70718.


Non Tenure-TrackEdit

University of Washington (WA) - Full-time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, KoreanEdit

The Department of Asian Languages & Literature seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer or full-time Senior Lecturer in Korean. The initial appointment, starting Autumn Quarter 2018, is for three years, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Korean, Foreign Language Teaching, or another relevant area, must have native or near-native proficiency in Korean, be fluent in English, and have at least one year of experience teaching at the college or university level. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Korean language at all levels, to develop curricular and teaching materials, and to train and supervise teaching assistants. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Priority will be given to complete applications received before November 1, 2017. APPLICATION LINK:


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