[KS] Job Offer for Full Professorship at the Freie Universitat Berlin

Hyangjoo PARK hjpark at kf.or.kr
Thu Dec 15 17:49:06 EST 2005

This job offer has been announced on the http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/service/_stellen/prof/index.html (in English) and 
 http://www.fu-berlin.de/service/stellen/prof/index.html (in German).
Freie Universitat Berlin
Department of History and Cultural Studies
East Asian Seminar/ Korean Studies
Full Professorship in Korean Studies
Applications are invited for the tenured position of Full Professor of Korean Studies. The successful applicant will provide teaching and research in the said area, with emphasis on Korean society, politics, and history.

In line with article 100 of the Higher Education Act of the land of Berlin (Berliner Hochschulgesetz), a postdoctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation) or comparable qualifications for a teaching career in higher education are required.

The successful candidate will have experience in practice-oriented education, in securing external funding, and in managing externally funded projects as well as international experience in teaching and research. Knowledge of an additional East Asian language would be desirable.

One focus of candidates’ teaching and research should be contemporary Korea, including its economic system.

The language of instruction will generally be German, but some courses may be offered in English. A non-German speaking appointee will be expected to be able to teach in German within two years.

The Freie Universitat Berlin is an equal opportunities employer.

The successful candidate will be offered civil servant or public sector employee status (Professorial Grade W3).

Applications, quoting Vacancy O 10/2005 must reach the

  Freie Universitat Berlin
  Department of History and Cultural Studies
  Koserstraße 20
  14195 Berlin, Germany

by January, 16th 2006 Applications should include the following: a letter describing your interest in the position and pertinent experience, curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three referees, a list of publications, and copies of the certificates of academic qualifications held.

The Freie Universitat Berlin is a state-funded university. It has some 40,000 students and 450 professors. The University has 12 departments structured into more than 100 institutes. Detailed information is available at the following web sites: www.fu-berlin.de and www.fu-berlin.de/koreastudien.

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