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Post in the Faculty of Arts, University of Bonn, Germany: W1 Junior Professorship

By 21st June 2018October 30th, 2020Blackboard

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for a non-tenured position:

W1 Juniorprofessorship in Korean Studies

Applicants should be able to represent the subject in research and teaching. A research focus in the history or culture of Korea, visibility in international Korea research and experience in cooperation with related East Asian disciplines, especially Japanese studies, are required. The future position holder will be responsible for teaching in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs at the Institute of Oriental and Asian Studies of the University of Bonn.

The conditions of employment are according to § 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW.

In addition to a relevant university degree, proof of special scientific aptitude is expected, which is generally proven by the outstanding quality of the doctoral dissertation. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding, in the planning and implementation of transcultural projects and in teaching is desired.

The initial contract runs for three years with the possibility of renewal for another three years.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career program. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

Applicants for the academic position are expected to send a CV including teaching experience, research interests, teaching evaluations, copies of degree certificates and a list of publications as a single PDF (maximum size 5 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Bonn (Am Hof 1, D-53113 Bonn) at following email address:

The deadline for applications is July 13th, 2018.

Best regards,

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Hee Seok Park 박희석
Abteilung für Japanologie und Koreanistik
der Universität Bonn
Nassestrasse 2
53113 Bonn/Germany
+49 (0)228/737851