[KS] Doctoral Scholarships Heidelberg

Fuess, Harald fuess at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Jun 3 14:37:40 EDT 2013

The Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences (HGGS) at the University of Heidelberg invites applications for:

6 doctoral scholarships

We are looking for highly motivated, excellent PhD students with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.
The Graduate School (http://www.hggs.uni-heidelberg.de/index-eng.html) is an integral component of the interdisciplinary research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg

The prestigious Graduate School offers a dynamic and collaborative research and study environment with an excellent national and international network. Successful applicants will benefit from a structured graduate programme which contains a large selection of core seminars and other courses in English and German. The scholarships of € 1.110 per month are intended for national and international applicants and have a duration of two years, with the possibility of a one-year extension. The earliest starting date is 1 October 2013.

The deadline for submission is 25 June 2013.

Applicants are expected to contact a potential supervisor in Heidelberg in order to discuss their research plans and to obtain his or her supervision agreement. Candidates will then be invited to present their projects to the Selection Committee at an interview in Heidelberg or via Skype on 25 July 2013.

Harald Fuess
Executive Board Member, HGGS
Professor for Cultural Economic History
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Director Graduate Programs in Transcultural Studies
Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Karl Jaspers Centre
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
69115 Heidelberg
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 - 54 40 80

Administrative Contact:
Ms. Christina Pietsch
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 - 54 43 57
Fax:   +49 (0) 6221 - 54 44 90
e-mail: pietsch at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de<mailto:merz at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de>

From: Koreanstudies [mailto:koreanstudies-bounces at koreaweb.ws] On Behalf Of Hae-Sung Jeon
Sent: Montag, 3. Juni 2013 15:45
To: koreanstudies at koreaweb.ws
Subject: [KS] Director of Institute for Korean Studies (job posting)

Dear list members,

University of Central Lancashire is planning launch the Institute for Korean Studies and recruiting its director. I don't think this job posting has been widely circulated --

For more information, please see:


Job reference: REQ000667
Application closing date: 16/06/2013
Salary: Management Contract

Job description

Director of Institute for Korean Studies (Professor)

UCLan is a well-established university with nearly 200 years experience of delivering high quality tertiary education; our focus is on research-informed teaching and a superlative student experience. The School of Language, Literature and International Studies (SoLLIS) is thriving, with an expanding provision at undergraduate and postgraduate level, delivering courses in the UK, Asia and Europe as well as receiving a significant number of international students into the School annually. Our submission into RAE2008 was strong and we are now looking to repeat that success and build on it for REF2014 and beyond.

The School wishes to appoint a Professor to act as the Director of the School's forthcoming institute, IKSU, which will focus on a range of issues which are of strategic importance to the School: research, postgraduate teaching and doctoral work; bringing Korean studies together with other disciplines within the University to enhance existing courses and explore new possibilities; further enhancing the international portfolio and staff/student mobility.

We are seeking applicants who have significant experience relevant to internationally excellent research in Korean Studies, have a world-leading research and public engagement profile and have experience of teaching and supervising in higher education.

The post will attract a Professorial title.

To find out more about the University of Central Lancashire and this post, visit http://www.uclan.ac.uk/information/services/work. Please quote the reference number on all communications.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This is based in Preston.

School/Service: School of Language, Literature & International Studies

Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed Term Contract for 3 years due to funding

Interview Date: To be Confirmed

Further Information: Director of Institute for Korean Studies (Professor)<https://recruitment.uclan.ac.uk/itrentlive_webrecruitment/jobs/REQ000667.pdf>

Dr Hae-Sung Jeon
Associate Lecturer
School of Language, Literature and International Studies
University of Central Lancashire
Fylde Building
Preston PR1 2HE
United Kingdom
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