[KS] Modern Korean History position at the University of Michigan
yjryu at umich.edu
Tue Nov 11 11:15:14 EST 2014
Please post the following announcement. Thank you.
TENURED OR TENURE-TRACK POSITION
MODERN KOREAN HISTORY
DEPARTMENT OF ASIAN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
The University of Michigan invites applications for a tenure-track or
tenured position in modern Korean history beginning September 1, 2015. This
is an open-rank search. Applicants with interdisciplinary teaching and
research interests in historical and cultural studies are encouraged to
All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean
language. Successful candidates are expected to teach a range of courses in
Korean history, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses through
graduate; to supervise doctoral dissertations; and to
participate actively in the programs of the department as well as in area
studies initiatives within a larger university community that encourages
The Ph.D. is required prior to appointment. Evidence of excellent teaching
and research abilities is essential. Please submit a letter of application,
CV, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, teaching evaluations
(if available), and a statement of current and future research plans.
Junior candidates may submit a placement dossier with representative
publications or writing samples and at least three letters of
recommendation. Senior candidates should include the names of suggested
Application materials, except letters of recommendation, must be submitted
electronically. Please submit your materials as email attachments to
koreanhistory at sharepoint.umich.edu. The subject of your email must appear
as follows: “Last name, First name”. For example: Doe, Jane. Letters of
recommendation should be emailed as PDF files to koreanhistory at umich.edu.
To be assured consideration, applications must be received by January 15,
2014. This is a university year appointment. The University of Michigan is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual
career couples. All applications will be acknowledged.
Associate Professor of Korean Literature
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
University of Michigan
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