[KS] Job Posting: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Korean Studies at Tübingen

Jee-Un Kim jee-un.kim at uni-tuebingen.de
Fri Jul 17 07:19:58 EDT 2015

Dear list members,

we would greatly appreciate if you shared this job posting.


The Department of Chinese and Korean Studies of the Institute of Asian and
Oriental Studies (AOI) at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen is inviting
applications for the following position

Postdoctoral Fellow in Korean Studies

(Salary according to German TV-L 13, 100%)

The contract period for this position is due to commence on March 1, 2016
and ends on September 30, 2019.

Requirements for appointment are an above-average Ph.D.-degree in Korean
Studies or related disciplines, as well as proficiency in spoken and written
Korean and in German or English. The Ph.D. must be completed by the time of

The fellow is expected to participate and contribute to research projects
and programs on Modern Korea, most of all in the fields of colonialism, Cold
War or migration. The Korean Studies Program is especially interested in
candidates whose research can complement and strengthen the existing
approach of situating Korean history, society and culture into an East Asian
and global context. The fellow is expected to teach two courses per semester
(4 hours per week) and to contribute administrative work, including
assistance in the administration of the Korean Studies library. 

The University of Tübingen is an equal opportunities employer and places
particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified
women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Applications from disabled
candidates will be given preference if the qualifications of these
candidates are identical to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Applications will be accepted only in electronic form (PDF), sent to Prof.
You Jae Lee (Email:  <mailto:lee at aoi.uni-tuebingen.de>
lee at aoi.uni-tuebingen.de). 

Applications should consist of the following documents: 1) letter of
application 2) curriculum vitae 3) overview of research foci 4) copies of
B.A./M.A/Ph.D. certificates 5) transcripts.

The closing date for applications is August 30, 2015.

For further questions about this position, please contact Prof. You Jae Lee,
Head of the Korean Studies Program at the University of Tübingen.

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies 

Department of Chinese and Korean studies
Wilhelmstraße 133

72074 Tübingen, Germany




Jee-Un Kim, Ass. iur., Dipl.-Kult. Man.
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Abteilung für Sinologie und Koreanistik, aoi
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen


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