[KS] Lecturer for Korean Studies (Heidelberg)

Fuess, Harald fuess at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Jun 27 06:38:32 EDT 2019

Lecturer for Korean Language and Studies

Heidelberg University announces a search for a lecturer in Korean Language and Studies as part of its endeavor to develop Korean Studies. The initial appointment will begin in October 2019 and last until September 2022, with the possibility of tenure afterwards. The salary will be 50% of a regular lecturer with the German title of Akademische Mitarbeiter. The teaching load is up to 9 units of 45 minutes per week and includes classes in Korean Language and Studies in the BA for East Asian Studies and English-language seminars in the M.A. in Transcultural Studies. The administrative expectation is liaison with our main partners in Korea (Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University) and includes assistance in organizing conferences in Korean Studies, conducting research programs including translations and support in Korean Studies fundraising efforts at Heidelberg University. Your academic qualification would be a Ph.D. in any field related to Korean Studies with preferences for modern history or social sciences. We expect native-level proficiency in Korean and fluency in English. Japanese skills would also be an asset. Willingness to learn German is expected. This position is supported by a grant from the Korea Foundation until 2022.

Application deadline: 10 July 2019; Interviews are expected in late July

Application should include a cover letter with motivation, CV and academic transcripts and be submitted as one single PDF file to Dr Hyojin Lee (hyojin.lee at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de) and addressed to Professor Harald Fuess, head of the search committee for the lectureship in Korean Language and Studies.

Heidelberg Korean Studies Working Group

Harald Fuess
Professor for Cultural Economic History

Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Karl Jaspers Centre
Office 103, Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
69115 Heidelberg
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 - 54 40 80

Administrative Contact:
Ms. Nora Bartels
nora.bartels at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de<mailto:nora.bartels at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de>
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 - 54 43 57
Fax:   +49 (0) 6221 - 54 44 90

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