[KS] Full Professorship in Korean Studies at Freie Universität Berlin

PARK Hyang-Joo hjpark at kf.or.kr
Mon Dec 19 03:32:12 EST 2005

Freie Universität 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 Universität 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 Universität 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

The Freie Universität 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: <http://www.fu-berlin.de/index.html>
www.fu-berlin.de and www.fu-berlin.de/koreastudien.


This job announcement has been posted on the Freie Universität Berlin’s
website (http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/service/_stellen/prof/index.html). I
forward it to be shared with qualified specialists on Korean studies.


Hyangjoo PARK

Director, The Korea Foundation Berlin Office

c/o The Embassy of the Rep. of Korea

Shoeneberger Ufer 89-91

10785 Berlin, Germany

Tel:  +49 30 26065 458

Fax: +49 30 26065 52


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