[KS] CKR AKS Postdoc Fellowship Application Deadline Reminder 2/1/2018

Jooyeon Kim jk2857 at columbia.edu
Fri Jan 5 16:42:09 EST 2018

Dear Colleagues,

*This is a reminder that the application for the Center for Korean Research
AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship is due on February 1, 2018. All required
materials must be received by February 1, 2018.*

*Center for Korean Research AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies,
2018-2019 *

The Center for Korean Research in the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at
Columbia University invites applications for its 2018-2019 Academy of
Korean Studies (AKS) Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Center is searching for a
scholar who conducts Korea-related research in any discipline in the
humanities or social sciences. We are particularly interested in candidates
whose work is interdisciplinary and connects Korea to broader East Asian
and global issues or concerns. The Fellow will teach one course each
semester in her/his area of expertise as well as pursue her/his own
research. The Fellow will be provided the opportunity to organize events
related to her/his research interests and will participate actively in
programs and events sponsored by the Center for Korean Research, the
Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the Department of East Asian Languages
and Cultures, and other relevant units at Columbia.

The fellowship will cover a 12-month period beginning September 1, 2018 and
ending on August 31, 2019. The fellowship comes with a total compensation
of $60,663, shared office space, and access to libraries and resources at
Columbia University.


·         Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. degree requirements
(completed and filed the dissertation) between *July 2015 and July 2018*.

*Application Procedure*

·         Completed Application Cover Sheet

·         Updated Curriculum Vitae, including a list of classes taught (if

·         Course evaluations for classes taught (if any)

·      Two course proposals or syllabi (for courses to be offered to
undergraduates and advanced undergraduates/M.A. students)

·         3 letters of reference (signed and sealed) that include an
evaluation of the applicant’s research, proposed courses, and prior
teaching experience


All application materials (including letters of reference) *must be
received *on or before *February 1, 2018*. Faxed or emailed applications
will not be accepted. Candidates may be invited for an interview to be held
by phone or in person. All evaluations made in connection with applications
received are confidential.

*Center for Korean Research AKS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies,

ATTN: Jooyeon Kim
Center for Korean Research

Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Columbia University

420 West 118th Street, Room 907

New York, NY 10027

For more information about the *Center for Korean Research AKS Postdoctoral
Fellowship in Korean Studies*, please contact Jooyeon Kim, Assistant
Director at jk2857 at columbia.edu.

Complete information and application details are available at

*This 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


Jooyeon Kim
Assistant Director
Center for Korean Research <http://www.columbia.edu/cu/ckr/>

Weatherhead East Asian Institute

Columbia University

Tel: 212.854.1728  Fax: 212-749-1497
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