Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
06 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in MODERN KOREAN HUMANITIES. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. We are particularly interested in scholars who combine strengths in film, media, and/or popular cultural studies with interdisciplinary and transnational range. All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should demonstrate the capacity for excellence in teaching as well as research, and will be expected to teach a range of offerings related to Korean humanities, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses to graduate seminars.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). For full consideration, applications must be received by October 7, 2018.
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
4. Research statement
5. Names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Please plan ahead so that the three letters can be submitted no later than October 14. The application is considered complete only when the three letters have been received.
6. A short writing sample (c. 25 pp.)

Contact Information

Chair, Modern Korean Humanities Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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