[KS] Recruiting an assistant/associate Professor (for non-Koreans) in Korean Studies (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea)
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Thu Apr 6 05:05:59 EDT 2017
Please circulate this recruitment news with colleagues and scholars who
study issues of and in Korea. We welcome applications from different fields
such as history, literature, sociology, anthropolgy, media studies, and
area studies. This position is for non-Korean only.
*Teach the enthusiastic next generation in international and area studies *
*at the most globalizing university in Korea!*
*Positions:* Assistant (Associate) Professor in 1 Korean Studies
(Department of Korean Studies)
*Institution:* Graduate School of International and Area Studies,
<http://gsias.hufs.ac.kr/> Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
*Location:* Seoul, South Korea
*Application deadline:* *April 19, 2017*
Jobs to start effective August 28, 2017
The Graduate School of International and Area Studies at Hankuk University
of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea, is seeking to fill a faculty position
(for non-Koreans), effective August 28 1, 2017, to teach graduate students
in English. The assistant professor level is preferred, but associate
professor level will also be considered according to qualifications.
Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in the related area and
preferably a few years of relevant experiences.
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) is the most globalized
institution of higher education in Korea. The university is known for its
dynamic academic community with great cultural diversity, bolstered by its
45 foreign language departments. Many faculty members and students are from
various foreign countries.
As of now, about 40-50 graduate students both in MA and Ph.D. levels
registers in the department of Korean Studies, and a few of dozens of MA
and Ph.D. candidates have been working on their theses and dissertations.
More than half of students are foreign students and several of foreign
graduates have returned home to teach courses on Korean studies in their
The expected monthly salaries for starting positions at assistant/associate
professorship for 2017 are 4,082,100 or 3,498,600 Korean Won, and 4,668,100
Korean Won, respectively. Newly appointed professors will also be offered
one-way air tickets to Seoul (for faculty member and his or her spouse) and
accommodations within or near the University.
Four social insurance schemes apply (Health, Pension, Unemployment and
Generous grants applicable for publications with internationally
renowned academic journals (e.g. KRW 10 million (USD 9,090) for a
publication indexed SSCI as of 2015; subject to yearly budget limits from
A round-trip airfare, per year, for a presentation of a paper at an
Contracts renewable annually upon fulfillment of annual teaching and
Applicants are requested to send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, a writing sample (preferably an SSCI/SCI level publication), a
one-page dissertation abstract and a one-page statement of research
interest, as well as names and contact information for three referees, to
respective department chairs as below.
Dr. Younghan Cho, Head of Department of Korean Studies
choy at hufs.ac.kr
Application deadline is *April 19, 2017*.
Email inquiries and electronic applications are welcome to respective
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted again by early of May for
further process (a phone interview in the following week and additional
documents to be submitted by 11 May 2017).
Further general inquiries shall be addressed to:
Mr. Jaehoan Joo
Graduate School of International and Area Studies
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
270 Imun-Dong, Dongdaemun-Gu, Seoul, 130-791, Korea
Email: mrkang at hufs.ac.kr
Professor in Korean Studies(Ph.D in Communication Studies)
Graduate School of International and Area Studies, Hankuk University of
Foreign Studies (Seoul, South Korea)
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