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Lecturer in Korean and East Asian Political Economy–King’s College London

By 7th July 2017October 30th, 2020Blackboard

Lecturer in Korean and East Asian Political Economy
Reference: THW/17/059639/000895
Salary Details: £32,958 – £59,400 per annum
Allowances: plus £2,623 London Allowance
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Term: Full time
With the support of a generous endowment by the Korea Foundation, the College wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Korean and East Asian Political Economy hosted by the Department of European & International Studies. The post is tenable from 1 September 2017. The appointee will be, or show clear potential to become, an internationally excellent researcher and teacher in the field. S/he will be a comparative and/or international political economist capable of conducting research-led teaching on the Korean Model of Development in a comparative and international context. It is desirable, but not essential, that the appointee can conduct research based on sources and, possibly, publish in the Korean language.

S/he will be expected to attract outside research funding alone or in collaboration with others. The appointee will contribute to the activities of the Department of European and International Studies, and our partner Departments and Institutes in the School of Politics & Economics and the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy.

Located in the heart of London, King’s College London is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest calibre of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

Pay will be at Grade 6 (£32,958 to £39,324 pa, pro rata) 7 (£40,523 to £48,327 pa, pro rata), or 8 (£49,772 to £59,400 pa, pro rata) plus £2,623 London Weighting Allowance per annum, pro rata, depending on experience. For more details please consult the application pack.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 27 July 2017. The selection process will include a presentation and a panel interview. Shortlisted candidates are requested to submit a sample of their written work.

To apply for this post, you will need to register with the Hirewire system to enable you to download and submit the application form. Please note, should you wish to submit a CV or a short statement, you will need to copy & paste these documents at the bottom of the application form as the system will only accept one document to be uploaded.

Closing date: 02 August 2017
Job Pack (Word Document 255k)
If you have questions about this role, please contact: Magnus Ryner, Email:,