[KS] North Korea Postdoctoral Fellowship at Australian National University

Hyaeweol Choi hyaeweol at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 20:24:48 EST 2015

Dear Colleagues,

I am sorry for the short notice, but I would greatly appreciate it if you
would circulate the following job information to interested parties. Please
note that only online application will be accepted. See below for details.

Thanks in advance,

Hyaeweol Choi (최혜월)
Director, Korea Institute
ANU-Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies
School of Culture, History and Language
College of Asia & the Pacific
Australian National University
Acton ACT 2601, Australia


*Postdoctoral Fellowship:*

*Salary package: *$78,611 - $104,254 per annum plus 17% superannuation

*Terms:* Fixed term 18 month contract

Applications are invited from suitably qualified scholars for a
Postdoctoral Fellowship / Research Fellowship (Level A/B) to work with ARC
Laureate Fellowship "Informal Life Politics in the Remaking of Northeast
Asia: From Cold War to Post-Cold War''. This 18 month fixed-term position
is in the School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the
Pacific at the Australian National University. The applicant should have a
PhD in a relevant discipline and a record of academic publications on North

S/he will pursue both independent and team-based research consistent with
the project, which focuses on "informal life politics": local level
grassroots movements in which individuals or groups act to protect their
health or livelihood from threats seen as emanating from economic and
environmental change, state action or the failures of state policy. The
appointee will identify and research relevant case studies from North
Korea, and collaborate with other project members in cross-border analysis
of informal life politics in the Northeast Asian region as a whole. S/he
will work under the supervision of the Laureate Fellow, and also assist in
project management, in supporting the work of other members of the research
team and in supervising and mentoring postgraduate students. With other
project team members s/he will communicate ideas and findings generated by
the project to a wider audience though high quality publications and
through project conferences and workshops.

Applicants should submit a full CV, a statement addressing each of the
selection criteria, a 3-page research proposal (demonstrating how his/her
research will contribute to understanding of informal life politics in the
North Korean and broader regional context), and three referees' reports,
due by the closing date.

The University actively encourages and welcomes applications from
candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and the
employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and is working
hard to support their choices and inclusion in the workplace. If you are
interested in talking about working at ANU as an Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander person, please contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant
on T: 6125 5981 or indigenous.employment at anu.edu.au

Enquiries: Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki T: +61 2 6125 2277 E:
tessa.morris-suzuki at anu.edu.au
To apply:
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