[KS] Tenure-track position for Data Scientist in Korean Studies

Wayne de Fremery wdefremery at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 06:49:30 EDT 2017

Dear Colleagues,


I’d be grateful if you would kindly circulate information about a new tenure-track position at Sogang University for a Data Scientist in Korean Studies. A short description of the position is below. A more detailed description is attached.


Thank you!






Wayne de Fremery, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Global Korean Studies

Sogang University, Seoul

 <http://gks.sogang.ac.kr/> http://gks.sogang.ac.kr

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Data Scientist in Korean Studies

Sogang University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the Department of Global Korean Studies at Sogang’s School of Integrated Knowledge. The successful applicant will help shape the field of Korean studies by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science as it relates to the production of knowledge about Korea and Korean culture. The ideal candidate will have research and teaching experience in one or more data-science related field, such as data mining, machine learning, or computer vision, as well as domain expertise related to the study of Korea. Native or near-native English language proficiency is required, and advanced Korean language skills are desired. The successful applicant will also demonstrate an ability to produce globally significant research, as well as secure funding for a research agenda that aims to illuminate Korea and how knowledge about Korea is created. 


The Department of Global Korean Studies and the School of Integrated Knowledge—

Sogang is a premire liberal arts university located in central Seoul. Courses in the Department of Global Korean Studies are conducted in English for Korean and international students of outstanding linguistic and computational ability with the aim of enabling students to become global leaders in the production of knowledge about Korea. 


Sogang University is an equal opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. Applications from doctoral candidates will be considered, but successful applicants must have a PhD in hand by time of appointment, which is expected in February 2018.


Application Process:

1.	Applicants should submit an application form, a letter of interest, and a single PDF containing the first page of all publications from the past 3 years (since September 2014) at:  <http://professor.sogang.ac.kr/> http://professor.sogang.ac.kr/
2.	Applications will be accepted between August 28 and September 21, 2017. Applications received during this period will receive full consideration.  


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