[KS] Korea Foundation Visiting Professorship at Leiden University

Remco Breuker rebreuker at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 08:37:13 EDT 2013

Korea Foundation Visiting Professorship at Leiden University

*Call for Applications *

With generous sponsorship from the Korea
the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Leiden
University Institute of Area Studies (LIAS) invite applications for a
visiting professorship in Korean Studies, with a specialization in the
Humanities or Social Science and a focus on modern and contemporary Korea.
Appointment will be for a minimum period of six months full-time between 1
September 2013 and 1 July 2014, and entail duties in research and teaching.
The call is open to scholars with a PhD at all career stages. Leiden
University aims to employ more women in areas where they are
underrepresented. Women are therefore especially invited to apply.

Duties & Responsibilities


   Original research and dissemination of the results through appropriate

   Teaching and thesis supervision at the BA and MA levels, in Korean
   Studies, Asian Studies, International Studies, and/or other programmes and
   courses as required.



   A PhD in a relevant field.

   A research agenda and a teaching portfolio that match the position

Terms of Employment

The Korean Foundation Visiting Professorship will be funded directly
through the Korea Foundation, commensurate with Korean Foundation salary
ranges. The Professor and maximally one dependent will be provided with
housing and insurance by IIAS.

Review of applications will commence 17 June and continue until the
position is filled or this call is closed. Queries to Remco Breuker (
r.e.breuker at hum.leidenuniv.nl) with cc to Willem Vogelsang (
w.j.vogelsang at iias.nl). Applications should be in English, and be submitted
to the Korea Foundation Visiting Professor Search Committee at
vacatureslias at hum.leidenuniv.nl, with the items listed below combined in
this order in *one* PDF document named ‘FAMILY NAME – Given name – 13-173’:

• A CV including education and employment history, publications, and
courses taught
• A letter of motivation including a personal vision of Korean Studies
• A research agenda (1 page)
• Names, positions and email addresses of three referees (no reference

See the entire CFA at:
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