[KS] Korean literature position at UC Irvine

Stephen Epstein Stephen.Epstein at vuw.ac.nz
Tue Sep 20 00:50:54 EDT 2005

Dear all,

Here is another academic position available in Korean Studies.  Please use the contact info below for further details.


Assistant Professor in Korean Literature The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a junior appointment in Korean literature, with area and period of specialization open.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or be near completion of the degree) in Korean literature or other area of study that includes an emphasis in Korean literature, native or near-native proficiency in Korean and
English, experience in teaching Korean studies courses at the college level, and a demonstrated commitment to academic research. The successful candidate will teach literature and upper-division language courses, supervise the Korean language program, and work to enhance the Korean Studies and East Asian Cultural Studies programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department values both interdisciplinary and transnational approaches in research and teaching, and would welcome applicants with interests that overlap with other units in UC Irvine's School of Humanities, including Asian-American Studies, Comparative Literature, Film and Media Studies, History, and Women's Studies.

Please send letters of application, complete CV, and at least three letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Korean Literature Search Committee
University of California, Irvine
Department of EALL
HIB 443
Irvine, CA 92697-6000

Preference will be given to applications that are received in complete form by November 14, 2005. UC Irvine has an active career partner program, is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and has a National Science Foundation Advance Gender Equity Program. Mindy Han (949) 824-2165

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