[KS] Position available at Rutgers University

Stephen Epstein Stephen.Epstein at vuw.ac.nz
Sat Oct 3 14:53:21 EDT 2009

Tenure-track position in KOREAN STUDIES

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers, the State 
University of New Jersey, invites applications for a tenure-track 
position at the level of assistant professor in Korean Studies, 
beginning September 2010.  Applications are invited from any of the 
key areas of Korean Studies, including Korean language and 
literature, prose & poetry, intellectual history, cultural studies, 
visual & popular culture, films studies, and literary theory & 
criticism. Candidates should show mastery of the intellectual 
heritage that is the foundation for both teaching and research on 
traditional and modern Korea, and be able to address that heritage 
from a variety of vantage points, such as social formation, regional 
relations & interaction, race, class, gender, or popular cultural 

The new hire will teach undergraduates in various majors and serve as 
an integral part of our programs in Korean and in East Asian 
languages, literatures, and cultures. S/he will undertake cutting 
edge scholarly investigation and be able to maintain the ongoing 
bridge our department has established with universities and scholarly 
institutions in Korea and other East Asian countries. Depending on 
area of specialization, the new member may also contribute to the 
Program in Comparative Literature, the Transliteratures Project, and 
serve as a core member of Asian studies, Global studies, and 
International studies.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or have completed the Ph.D. by the 
beginning of the appointment. A commitment to scholarly research and 
service to the university and the field is expected. Salary is 
competitive. Qualified applicants should send a complete dossier 
(including letter of application, CV, sample publication or thesis 
chapter) and three letters of reference to: Chair, Search Committee, 
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Scott Hall, Room 330, 
Rutgers University, 43 College Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey 
08901. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2009 and 
continue until the position is filled. Rutgers is an equal 
opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and minorities are 
encouraged to apply.

for any further information, please contact Young-mee Cho 
<youngmeeyucho at gmail.com>
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