[KS] Position announcement - University of Michigan

Yunah Sung yunahs at umich.edu
Thu Aug 10 10:36:34 EDT 2006

Dear List members,

I would appreciate if you would share the job announcement below with your
colleagues and students who might be interested in applying. 
E-mail inquiries about the position should be sent to kjmunson at umich.edu.
Thank you very much.


Yunah Sung
Korean Studies Librarian
University of Michigan
Asia Library
420 Hatcher North
920 N. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205
Tel : 734-936-2357
Fax: 734-647-2885
Asia Library http://www.lib.umich.edu/asia/
Korean Studies Program http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/ksp/
University of Michigan http://www.umich.edu/flash.html

The University of Michigan invites applications for one or more tenure-track
positions in Korean Studies, beginning in September 2007. Appointment is
possible at any rank.  Applicants from a wide variety of periods and fields
within Korean Studies will be considered, including literature, cultural
studies, art history, film studies, history, anthropology, sociology, and
religious studies.  All applicants should possess a high level of
proficiency in Korean as well as the ability to teach undergraduate courses
on both historical and contemporary periods.  


The successful candidate is expected to teach a range of courses in Korean
Studies from introductory undergraduate lecture courses through graduate
seminars in areas of research interest; to supervise doctoral dissertations;
and to participate actively in the programs of the department as well as in
area studies initiatives within a university community that encourages
interdisciplinary efforts. Evidence of outstanding teaching ability and of
promise in research is essential. The Ph.D. is required prior to
appointment. Junior candidates should furnish a placement dossier (including
cover letter describing the applicant's scholarly work and teaching, CV,
research statement, teaching statement, representative publications or
writing sample, and at least three letters of recommendation); senior
candidates should send a letter of application, CV, and names of suggested


Please send applications to Korean Studies Search, 202 South Thayer Street,
Suite 6111, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48104-1608, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1285 (email secretary to the chair:
kjmunson at umich.edu). Applications must be received by November 1 to be
assured of consideration. 


The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to
apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.
All applications will be acknowledged.

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