SEOK LEE seok2 at sas.upenn.edu
Sun Oct 25 16:26:37 EDT 2020

Dear colleagues:

The James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania announces a
Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2021–22
academic year. The postdoctoral fellowship is open to scholars whose
research and teaching focus on contemporary Korea in the social sciences
broadly defined (e.g., anthropology, communication, economics, education,
geography, political science, sociology, and other related disciplines):

The fellowship will cover the 12-month period between August 1, 2021 and
July 31, 2022 and provide a stipend of $55,000 as well as conference travel
funds up to $2,000. The Kim Program will cover the cost of the fellow’s
health insurance (including medical, dental, vision, and life). The
postdoctoral fellow will also receive an office space and access to
libraries and other resources at Penn. The fellowship may be renewed for a
second year, based on satisfactory performance, the existence of funding,
and programmatic need.
The fellow will be required to: 1) reside in the Philadelphia area; 2)
teach one course per year; 3) give a public presentation for the Korean
Studies Colloquium; 4) mentor the Kim Program undergraduate fellows and
graduate fellows; 5) participate in the Kim Program events and related
activities at Penn; and 6) organize a Korean Studies Conference (either in
Fall 2021 or in Spring 2022).

Research fields supported by this fellowship are in the social sciences.
The applicant who is awarded the fellowship must complete all requirements
for the Ph.D. degree (dissertation deposited) by July 31, 2021.

*Application Requirements*
-Cover Letter (including a description of research projects to be carried
out during the fellowship, and teaching interests/experiences)
-Writing Sample (a published/publishable article or a dissertation chapter)
-One course syllabus
-Two Letters of Recommendation (uploaded to the Interfolio directly by the

*Applications will be accepted only via Interfolio here:
http://apply.interfolio.com/80135 <http://apply.interfolio.com/80135>*

Questions can be directed to:
Seok Lee, Associate Director
Email: kim-pks at sas.upenn.edu




Seok Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Director

James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies

University of Pennsylvania
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