Postdoc Fellowship (Korean Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum)

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The Department of Korean Studies at Ruhr-University Bochum is accepting applicants for one postdoctoral fellowship in the field of Korean Studies for six months during the summer term 2017 (starting date: April 2017), with the possibility of extension for additional six months. This scholarship is funded through the Academy of Korean Studies for the research project “Transcoding as Cultural and Social Practice” jointly conducted by the Korean Studies Institute, Ruhr-University Bochum and the Institute for Korean Studies, Freie University Berlin.

Stipend: EURO 2,000 per month.

Entailed the fellowship is a teaching obligation of one course/semester (B.A. or M.A.)
Preference will be given to candidates with the intention of using the scholarship for the development of, and application for, a third party funded research project to be conducted at Ruhr University Bochum after the completion of the fellowship period.

Applications should include (1) a cover letter stating the applicant’s aims and purposes; (2) a CV; (3) a substantive outline of the applicant’s proposed postdoctoral research project; (4) a preliminary course title; (5) a writing sample; (6) contact information of two referees.

Deadline for the submission of applications: 02. January 2017 (CET)
Note that only electronic submissions (as a single pdf document) will be accepted. Only successful candidates will be notified until 15. January 2017.

Please send your application to:
Prof. Dr. Marion Eggert
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Sektion Sprache und Kultur Koreas
OAW Haus, 2.07
Universitätsstraße 134
44801 Bochum
Tel.: +49-234-32 25572
Fax:  +49-234-32 14787
eMail: marion.eggert[at]rub.de