[KS] Korean position at Kyoto University

Stephen Epstein Stephen.Epstein at vuw.ac.nz
Mon Jun 14 18:33:09 EDT 2004

Please e-mail yoshito.takahashi at human.mbox.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp  with inquiries

Associate Professor, Media Studies and Korean Language, Kyoto University

The Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies at Kyoto 
University is pleased to announce a search for an outstanding scholar 
to teach media studies and Korean at the associate professor level 
beginning on April 1, 2005.  Details of the position are as follows:

Associate Professor (jokyoju)

Course of Studies of Cultural Societies, Department of Studies in 
Human Coexistence, Graduate School of Human and Environmental 
Studies, Kyoto University

Major Field: Media Studies

Teaching Responsibilities:
(Graduate) The successful candidate must obtain approval from the 
University Chartering Council to teach graduate courses and advise 
graduate degree theses at the M.A. and Ph.D. Levels.  The following 
is a list of graduate courses and the major field for which the 
successful candidate must be qualified to teach:

Ph.D. Level:
Media Studies
Studies of Cultural Societies and related courses

M.A. Level:
Media Studies Practicum and other related courses

Research Field for Supervision of Graduate Theses:
Media Studies

In addition to the above graduate courses, the successful candidate 
will teach media studies courses at the undergraduate level in the 
Faculty of Integrated Human Studies and Korean
Language (I, II) in the General Education and Liberal Arts program.

1. Ph.D. or equivalent scholarly qualification
2. Experience teaching a foreign language, preferably Korean, at the 
university or junior college level.
3. Non-native speakers of Japanese should possess high-level 
proficiency in Japanese.

Date Employment Commences:
April 1, 2005

Documents to Submit:
1. Curriculum vita
2. List of research publications
3. Copies (6) of five relevant scholarly publications.  Publications 
in languages other than Japanese should include a summary in Japanese.
4. A statement in Japanese (4,000 characters) describing previous 
research topics and accomplishments.

Screening of Applications:
Initial screening of applications will be based on submitted 
documents.  In the process of screening, short-listed applicants may 
be invited to an interview and asked to submit copies of all of their 
previous publications.  The university cannot provide travel expenses 
or accommodation for the interview.

Deadline for applications:
5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Address to Submit Documents:

Dean, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
Kyoto University
Yoshida Nihonmatsu-cho, Sakyo-ku
Kyoto  606-8501

(Only applications sent by mail or courier will be accepted.  Please 
write "Media Studies Application Enclosed" in red letters on the 
envelope or package and send the package by registered mail or 
courier.  In principle, application materials will not be returned.)

Prof. Yoshito Takahashi
Department of Studies in Human Coexistence
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies
Kyoto University
E-mail: yoshito.takahashi at human.mbox.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tel: 075-753-6672 (domestic); 81-75-753-6672 (international)

Date of this announcement (English version) June 1, 2004.
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