Job Reference Number: UOS037548
Job Title: Lecturer in Korean Studies
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Department: School of East Asian Studies
Salary: Grade 8:
£45, 737 – £54,421 per annum.
Potential to progress to £61,228 per annum through sustained exceptional
Closing Date: 31st July 2023
We are looking for an ambitious academic with an emerging or established publication record and teaching ability to join the
soon-to-be-established Centre for Korean Studies in the School of East Asian Studies. We are looking for someone who can
bring insights and personal experiences that are complementary to the existing strengths and backgrounds of those already
in the department.
We particularly welcome someone who can represent the School in the wider University and can promote and represent the
University and the discipline nationally and internationally.
They will have:
# An entrepreneurial approach to collaborative research and be responsive to changes in the external environment.
# A culturally agile, dynamic style with a global mind-set and can work across boundaries whether they be geographical,
disciplinary, imagined or real.
The School of East Asian Studies is bound together by a passionate belief in the importance of East Asia as the most dynamic
region in the world. We seek to communicate and disseminate our expertise and knowledge of this region across the
University of Sheffield as well as nationally and internationally with the goal of impacting on the understanding and behaviour of a range of individuals, groups and organizations.
We aim to create ambitious, successful and highly employable students who are culturally agile, global citizens. Through
innovative teaching and cutting-edge research, we seek to create a vibrant intellectual culture and to focus on important
cross-cutting themes that break down boundaries between the study of China, Japan and Korea so that staff and students
alike can achieve their full potential.
Ultimately, we aim to maintain our position as a leading East Asian Studies department in the UK, Europe and the world in
terms of learning, teaching and research.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a
competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We believe in the power of diversity to help us address big global challenges and aim to actively build diverse teams. We
know that when people come together with different views, approaches and insights it leads to richer, more creative and
innovative teaching and research, better understanding of student needs and aspirations and the highest level of student
experience. We particularly welcome candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. All appointments will
be based on merit.
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