[KS] Position announcement: Lecturer in Korean Studies (level B) at the University of Western Australia

Jo Elfving-Hwang joanna.elfving-hwang at uwa.edu.au
Wed Oct 29 00:31:47 EDT 2014

Dear Colleagues,
Please forward the following job announcement widely to anyone who might be interested.

Many thanks,

Jo Elfving-Hwang
The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Korean Studies (Level B).
This is a 3 year appointment, with a salary range of $90,468 - $107,431 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight, WUN and Matariki networks, and is ranked among the top 100 universities (ranked 88th in the world) with a broad and balanced coverage of disciplines in the arts, sciences and major professions.
The School of Social Sciences, where this position will be based, offers a rich learning and research environment spanning social and cultural studies in Australia, Europe and Asia. The School supports undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in the Disciplines of Anthropology and Sociology, Archaeology, Asian Studies and Languages, Media and Communication, Linguistics, and Political Science and International Relations.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic school and world class university working in the fast-growing area of Korean Studies in the Discipline of Asian Studies.  The position includes undertaking unit coordination duties, collaborating in team teaching of existing Korean language units and other units within the School of Social Sciences. We are also looking to appoint a person who can strengthen the School's and the Discipline's existing research portfolio, and therefore a strong existing or promising research record will be an advantage.
To be successful in this position you will possess a PhD in Korean Studies or in any Social Sciences or Humanities discipline related to the study of Korea. You will have a dynamic research and teaching profile, a strong track record in Korean Studies and teaching experience at tertiary level.  A native or near native fluency in Korean and competency in both spoken and written English is required and experience in teaching at university level is essential.
Benefits include 17% superannuation, generous leave provisions and airfares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependents along with a removal allowance. These and other benefits will be specified in the offer of employment.
Closing date: Friday, 14 November 2014
For an online application and further details please see: http://external.jobs.uwa.edu.au/cw/en/job/493588/lecturer-korean-studies-ref-493588

Joanna Elfving-Hwang, PhD
Associate Professor
Deputy Head of School
Graduate Research Coordinator (Social Sciences)
Convenor of Korean Studies
School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
The University of Western Australia
M257, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009 Australia
Tel. +61 8 6488 3522, Fax +61 8 6364 1762

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