[KS] Position Opening at Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University

Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu Univ qdai.uok at mbox.nc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Mon Dec 4 04:23:13 EST 2006

Visiting Professor Program

Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University
Invitation for Applications, 2007-2008

The Research Center for Korean Studies of Kyushu University is

pleased to announce one Visiting Professor will be recruited for

the academic year of 2007-2008. Foreign specialists in the field of

Korean studies who are interested in spending no more than 6 months

at the Research Center for Korean Studies during the academic year

of 2007-2008 (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 University.

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 

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 6 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 2007-2008.


Applicants should submit applications for this program by the deadline

(December 28, 2006). The application form is available from the website

of the Center (http://rcks.isc.kyushu-u.ac.jp/e-rcks/index.html). 

are expected to attach at least two letters of reference: one letter from 

institution to which they are attached, testifying that they will be free 

the duration of their stay in Fukuoka, and another, confidential letter from

a recognized specialist in their field.


The selection process will be conducted during January 2007,

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, 2007.


Correspondence concerning this program should be addressed to:

Tsugio Inaba, Director

Research Center for Korean Studies, Kyushu University

6-10-1, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan

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