[KS] Korean Studies position at Sydney University

Ruth Barraclough ruth.barraclough at anu.edu.au
Sun Sep 23 22:23:15 EDT 2012

Dear Colleagues,

A new position in Korean Studies is being advertised at the University 
of Sydney.
Please see below:


**Reference No. 1383/0812*

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences <http://sydney.edu.au/arts/>  
offers one of the most comprehensive and diverse ranges of humanities 
and social science studies in the Asia Pacific region and is regularly 
ranked in the top 20 arts faculties in the world.

The Department of Korean Studies <http://sydney.edu.au/arts/korean/> in 
the School of Languages and Cultures <http://sydney.edu.au/arts/slc/> 
(SLC) offers a comprehensive program of studies, incorporating language 
acquisition for learners at all levels, and covering many aspects of 
Korean history, culture and society.

As a lecturer in Korean studies you will contribute to the research 
profile of the department and teach existing Korean language courses as 
well as courses in other subject areas related to Korean history, 
culture and society. In addition, you will contribute to the Asian 
studies program in the school by offering a course in your field of 
interest in an area within the humanities and/or social sciences. You 
will also participate in curriculum development, administration and the 
promotion of Korean studies across campus and in the wider community.

To secure this role you must have:

  * native or near-native fluency in Korean and English
  * experience in teaching Korean studies at university level,
    preferably in Australia
  * a PhD in Korean studies or a relevant social science discipline
  * demonstrated potential to contribute to the research program of the
    Korean studies department and the school in an area that contributes
    to or complements the existing research strengths.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide evidence of their 
capacity for excellent teaching and a sample of research writing in 
English. Candidates may be requested to do a teaching demonstration as 
part of the interview process.

The position is full-time, continuing, subject to the completion of a 
satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. 
Membership of a University-approved superannuation scheme is a condition 
of appointment for new appointees.

*Remuneration package: *competitive remuneration package of $104,644 - 
$124,263 p.a. is available (consisting of a base salary Lecturer(Level 
B): $88,426 to $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer's 
contribution to superannuation.

*/To be considered for this position it is essential that you address 
the online selection criteria. /*/For guidance on how to apply visit: 
//How to apply for an advertised position. 

Enquiries about the position can be directed to Dr Ki-Sung Kwak on +61 
29351 4490 or email:

ki-sung.kwak at sydney.edu.au <mailto:ki-sung.kwak at sydney.edu.au>

Recruitment related enquiries can be directed to Rebecca Astar on+61 2 
8627 1247 or email:

rebecca.astar at sydney.edu.au <mailto:rebecca.astar at sydney.edu.au>

*CLOSING DATE:*21 October 2012 (11.30pm)

The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, 
diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups 
and women are encouraged.

Selection Criteria 

Ruth Barraclough
Korean Studies/ Gender and Cultural Studies
School of Culture, History and Language
College of Asia and the Pacific
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
T +62 2 6125 3438
E Ruth.Barraclough at anu.edu.au
W http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/people/personal/barracloughruth.php

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