[KS] Korean Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Hawaii

Michael Macmillan luahiwa at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 16:32:46 EST 2017

The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa invites
applications for a postdoctoral research fellowship for the academic year
2018–2019. The fellow is expected to conduct research on Korean literature
or related topics. He or she is also expected to be in residence at the
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and to participate actively in the
intellectual life of the Center for Korean Studies.

This appointment is for one year starting August 1, 2018, pending position
clearance and availability of funds. Compensation for the position is a
stipend of $3,750 per month with no additional benefits.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by August 1, 2018, and should not have
received the degree more than five years prior to the appointment date.
Field of study should be in the arts, humanities, social sciences, or a
related field. Ability to speak, read, and write both in English and Korean
with professional working proficiency is desirable.

The fellowship is supported by the Core University Program for Korean
Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and
Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies
(AKS-2015-OLU-2250005). This grant is to promote Korean studies
internationally in higher learning institutions. The Center for Korean
Studies is working to expand the university’s curriculum with Korea-focused
courses and to increase its Korean studies outreach activities.
Publications developed or published while funded on this grant must
acknowledge the Academy of Korean Studies.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research project
proposal (not more than two pages, single-spaced), and two letters of
recommendation. All materials should be sent by e-mail to kscore at hawaii.edu.
Combine all application materials into a single PDF file and use the
subject line “AKS Post-doc Fellowship Search_surname, first name”.

The application deadline is January 19, 2018. Inquiries about the
fellowship may be directed to Dr. Sang-Hyop Lee, director of the Center for
Korean Studies, telephone (808) 956‑7041 or e-mail kscore at hawaii.edu.

To view the full official position announcement, see

For further information about the University of Hawai‘i Center for Korean
Studies and its programs, see http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/.

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
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