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Free-Position University of Tuebingen Korean Studies Doctoral Student

at University of Tübingen (Anywhere)

The Korean Department of the University of Tuebingen seeks to fill a Ph.D. position that will start on October 1, 2022. It is a 4-year Ph.D. position (E13 TV-L 13, 65%, f/m/div).
(The salary is about 33,000-37,400 euros/ per year depending on work experiences.)

The successful candidate will start a Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Junior Professor Yewon Lee. Dr. Lee is looking for a candidate with a Master’s degree in a field that qualifies for research and teaching in Korean studies. Proficiency in qualitative methods in social science—e.g., ethnographic, in-depth interview, and historical analysis—and experience in empirical research on Korea is required. Specific research interest in either urban, labor, social movement, and/ or gender is also preferred, but not necessary.

The candidate must be fluent both in English and Korean at an academic level.
Qualified international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

During the period of funding, the Ph.D. candidate is expected to:

1) Teach one course per semester (2 hours per week)
2) Write a dissertation
3) Participate in organizational tasks of the Korean Studies Department

Applications should be composed in English and addressed to Dr. Yewon Lee. Applications will be accepted only in electronic form (PDF). Please, submit the application to yewon.lee@uni-tuebingen.de and on the subject line of the email write “Korean Studies Doctoral Degree Application.” (Please, contact Dr. Yewon Lee in case of any further inquiries.)
Applications should consist of the following documents: 1) Cover Letter 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) One (1) Writing Sample in English (Korean writing sample can be requested later, upon request) 4) MA & BA Degree Certificates. The application deadline is April 15th, 2022.

The University of Tuebingen is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university. The University of Tuebingen aims to increase the share of women in research and teaching and invites applications from qualified female scholars. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration in case of equal suitability.

The recruitment process will be managed by the University Central Administration.

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