[KS] Visiting Professor Program of The Research Center for Korean Studies of Kyushu University

MATSUBARA TAKATOSHI koreauok at mbox.nc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Sat Dec 10 02:46:00 EST 2005

Dear list members,
Visiting Professor Program                               
Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University
Invitation for Applications, 2006-2007 
The Research Center for Korean Studies of Kyushu University is pleased
to announce one Visiting Professor will be recruited for the academic
year of 2006-2007. Foreign specialists in the field of Korean studies
who are interested in spending no more than 12 months at the Research
Center for Korean Studies during the academic year of 2006-2007 (April
to March), are invited to submit applications for this program.
    The Visiting Professor has the following obligations to the Center:
1.      As the Center is a research institution, there are no teaching
duties, but the visiting scholar is expected to be available for talks
and consultation with the members of faculty and graduate students.
2.      The Center will expect the Visiting Professor to give at least
two formal presentations at international symposiums hosted by the
Research Center for Korean Studies or other academic meetings at Kyushu
3.      The Center will further expect the Visiting Professor to
contribute an article during their stay in Fukuoka to the Center’s
international refereed journal, Korean Studies, on a subject within the
broad confines of Korean studies.
4.      Upon the completion of the stay, the Visiting Professor is asked
to submit a report on the program. 
Conditions of Awards
    The Center undertakes to provide the following:
1.      One round-trip economy airfare between the place of residence
and Fukuoka. Travel expenses for any dependents will not be paid.
2.      A salary. It will be paid according to the professor’s
experience and Kyushu University Regulations. 
3.      Inexpensive accommodation arranged by the Center. The rent of
the designated accommodation and the cost of gas, electricity, water
supply etc. must be paid separately.
4.      A daily commuting allowance to and from the Center.
5.      An office at the Center (including a personal computer) and
access to all university and library facilities. Secretarial service is
not provided.
6.      The national medical insurance will be available at the Visiting
Professor’s expense.
7.      The Visiting Professor is expected to spend no more than 12
months at the Center.
The above-mentioned conditions are preliminary and are subject to change
once the final details of the program are determined in 2006-07.
Applicants should submit applications for this program by the deadline
(January 10, 2006). The application form is available from the website
of the Center (http://rcks.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/e-rcks/index.html).
Applicants are expected to attach at least two letters of reference: one
letter from the institution to which they are attached, testifying that
they will be free during the duration of their stay in Fukuoka, and
another, confidential letter from a recognized specialist in their
The selection process will be conducted during January 2006, carefully
examining the applicants’ research plans, academic achievements,
possible contributions to the research projects of the Research Center
for Korean Studies, and other factors.
Applicants will be informed of the selection results by the end of
January, 2006.
Correspondence concerning this program should be addressed to:
Shoji Ishikawa, Director
   Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University
   6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
All the Best
Matsubara Takatoshi     
Professor at Research Center for Korean Studies ,Kyushu University
812-8581  6-10- 1 ,hakozaki ,higasi-ku,Japan,
Tel& Fax:+ 81+92-642-4276    Cellular phone:090-9147-2975
koreauok at mbox.nc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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The Research Center for Korean Studies of Kyushu University
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