[KS] Koreanstudies Digest, Vol 222, Issue 3

Sixiang Wang sw2090 at columbia.edu
Fri Dec 3 16:49:51 EST 2021

Is there perhaps an error in the advertised salary of $29,000?

On Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM <koreanstudies-request at koreanstudies.com>

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>    1. Pls post: Cornell EAP accepting applications for a
>       post-doctoral or pre-doctoral research fellow in Korean studies
>       (T. Joshua Young)
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> Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2021 17:11:25 +0000
> Subject: [KS] Pls post: Cornell EAP accepting applications for a
> post-doctoral or pre-doctoral research fellow in Korean studies
> *Call for Applications: Cornell East Asia Program 2022-2023 LB Korean
> Studies Research Scholar*
> The Cornell East Asia Program is accepting applications for a
> post-doctoral or pre-doctoral research fellow in residence at Cornell
> (Ithaca Campus) for the 2022-2023 academic year. Advanced Ph.D. candidates
> and recent Ph.D. graduates whose research pertains to Korea can apply to
> this non-teaching research residency. *Application deadline is February
> 11th, 2022*.
> The LB Korean Studies Research Scholars research program within the East
> Asia Program and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies at
> Cornell University aims to cultivate new collaborations that advance
> scholarship, knowledge dissemination, teaching, outreach, and engagement
> with general publics for a deeper understanding of Korea in the
> contemporary world. The program is open to scholars whose research and
> teaching focuses on Korea, especially with a comparative, global, and/or
> interdisciplinary perspective.
> LB Korean Studies Research Scholars can have backgrounds in any
> discipline, as well as conduct interdisciplinary research that transcends
> traditional disciplinary boundaries. In addition to more traditional Korean
> studies fields, we envision Korea-focused work in areas such as STEM,
> public health, urban planning, architecture, and others. Selection will be
> based on the potential of the candidate’s research to cultivate dialogue
> and nurture collaboration across academic disciplines, as well as
> integrate, synthesize, and build upon existing disciplinary contributions
> to Korean studies research, broadly conceived. Scholars will work within
> the East Asia Program and the Einaudi Center for International Studies as
> well as engaging with mentors and peers across Cornell.
> *Role*
> Scholars will join a dynamic interdisciplinary center that brings together
> deep scholarly expertise with broad interdisciplinary global concerns.
> Scholars will benefit from training and mentoring in academic publishing
> and public scholarship as they contribute to the East Asia Program’s
> vision to advance the interdisciplinary study of Korea. They will organize
> programming (such as pedagogical and research events and/or colloquia),
> coordinate with faculty and students, identify and liaise with global and
> community partners, and support the communications team to disseminate the
> initiative’s research and events. Scholars will spend roughly 50% of their
> time on their research, and 50% of their time on the LB KSRS initiative.
> *Position available:*
>    - Post-doctoral visiting scholar, or
>    - Pre-doctoral visiting scholar
> The LB Korean Studies Research Scholar may be either a post-doctoral
> visiting scholar (within 5 years of their Ph.D. conferral) or a Ph.D.
> candidate at an advanced stage of their doctorate (completing their
> dissertation). We are interested in candidates from Ph.D. programs outside
> of North America as well as in the U.S., and will offer visa support to
> those who need it (this program does not offer H1B visa status).
> *Support: *
>    - Academic year (August through May) stipend of USD29,000
>    - Cornell University Health Insurance coverage (approximately USD3,500)
>    - Research activities support of up to USD2,500 (for activities such
>    as travel to archives or conferences, materials acquisition, publication
>    costs, etc.)
>    - Cornell Graduate School tuition coverage, if needed, for candidates
>    from non-U.S. institutions and with non-U.S. residency
>    - Office and other facilities use
>    - Full visiting scholar faculty access to Cornell university
>    facilities and resources such as use of Cornell’s world-class Library
>    collections and resources.
> *Expectations: *
>    - In residence at the Cornell Ithaca campus August 2022 through May
>    2023
>    - Organize and convene Korean studies events and activities within EAP
>    programming schedule
>    - Carry out research, and acknowledge the LB KSRS program in any
>    publications thereof
>    - Give at least two presentations of research for the EAP and Cornell
>    community
>    - Participate in EAP and Center for International Studies initiatives
>    that relate to the Scholar’s work or interests
>    - No teaching required. However, if the Scholar wishes to teach,
>    whether formally or informally, EAP will help identify and set up such
>    opportunities.
> *How to Apply*
> The completed application, including *two* letters of reference, must be
> received by the application deadline of February 11, 2022. Applications
> should be submitted directly to  eap at cornell.edu. The subject line should
> read: “LB Korean Studies Research Scholar Application.”
> <eap at cornell.edu?subject=LB%20Korean%20Studies%20Research%20Scholar%20application>
>    - A letter expressing interest in the program and explaining one’s
>    qualifications for the position. In the letter, applicants must submit
>    biographical information, including the expected (or actual) date that they
>    will receive their PhD degree, as well as the full name and contact
>    information of *two* references, one of whom must be the applicant’s
>    doctoral advisor
>    - Full CV in PDF format.
>    - Description of proposed research (maximum of 2 pages, single spaced,
>    12-point font, 1-inch margins, PDF format). The proposal should be free of
>    disciplinary jargon.
>    - A sample of your work, which may be a piece of writing, a portfolio
>    of art work, teaching syllabi, or other relevant work.
>    - *Two* letters of reference, one of whom must be the applicant’s
>    doctoral advisor, to be submitted directly by the references to:
>    eap at cornell.edu.
>    <eap at cornell.edu?subject=LB%20Korean%20Studies%20Research%20Scholar%20-%20Reference%20Letter>
>    The subject line should read: "LB Korean Studies Research Scholar -
>    Reference Letter." Please note that all references must be received by the
>    application deadline on February 11, 2022.
> Select applicants will be invited to participate in an online interview
> with the selection committee.
> Candidates will be notified of selection decisions March 2022.
> For questions, please contact the East Asia Program manager, Joshua Young,
> at eap at cornell.edu.
> <https://einaudi.cornell.edu/programs/east-asia-program>
> Joshua Young
> Program Manager, Cornell East Asia Program
> 140 Uris Hall, Cornell University (*Located on the Gayogo**̱**hó**꞉**n**ǫ*
> *ʼ** (Cayuga Nation) traditional homelands*)
> eap at cornell.edu | eap.einaudi.cornell.edu | 607.255.8343
> Global Cornell <https://global.cornell.edu/> | Cornell University
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> (pronouns: he/him/his)

Sixiang Wang (王思翔)
Assistant Professor
Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA

PhD '15 East Asian Languages and Cultures
History–East Asia Program, Columbia University
BA '06 Columbia College
sw2090 at columbia.edu
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