[KS] Job Announcement - Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean Studies at Univ. of Tuebingen
You Jae Lee
lee at aoi.uni-tuebingen.de
Mon Dec 4 05:23:29 EST 2017
With the generous funding from the Academy of Korean Studies for the Core
University Program for Korean Studies, the Department of Chinese and Korean
Studies of the Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies (AOI) at Eberhard
Karls University Tübingen, Germany invites applications for the following
*Visiting Assistant Professor of T**übingen Global Korea Project *
*(Salary according to German TV-L 13, 100%)*
The contract period for this position is due to commence on March 1, 2018
and ends on February 28, 2021. (3 years).
Requirements for appointment are a Ph.D.-degree in Korean Studies or a
related discipline, 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 primary responsibilities of this position are to teach two courses per
semester (4 hours per week) and to contribute to administrative work,
especially in the facilitation of the Tübingen Global Korea Project.
The Visiting Assistant Professor is also expected to participate in
research projects and programs in the Tübingen Global Korea Project. Korean
Studies Program is especially interested in candidates whose research can
complement and strengthen the fields of Global Cold War of Korea, Korea’s
Colonialism in the Global Perspective, and/or Korea’s Global Migrations.
Applications should be composed in English and addressed to the Director of
Korean Studies, Prof. You Jae Lee. Applications will be accepted *only* in
electronic form (PDF) and should be sent to Prof. You Jae Lee (Email:
lee at aoi.uni-tuebingen.de) and cc’ed to Dr. Taejin Hwang (Email:
taejin.hwang at uni-tuebingen.de). Applications should consist of the
following documents: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3)
overview of research foci, 4) dissertation abstract and introduction or a
published article, 5) copies of B.A./M.A./Ph.D. certificates, and 6)
*The closing date for applications is December 31, 2017. *Those
short-listed will be contacted in January for an interview.
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.
For further questions about this position, please contact Prof. You Jae
Lee, Director of the Tübingen Global Korea Project and the 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
72074 Tübingen, Germany
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