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Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Edinburgh

By 6th April 2017October 30th, 2020Blackboard

Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies  

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies. The University wishes to appoint a scholar of high international distinction with a proven record in academic leadership, research and teaching innovation, and knowledge exchange and engagement who will lead on the development of Korean Studies across the University. Depending on research speciality, the post will be based either in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures or the School of Social and Political Science.

The Senior Lecturer will have a research specialisation in one or more of the following fields: Korean culture, including digital culture; Korean modern history; International Relations or International Political Economy, with a focus on Korea/ East Asia; social studies of contemporary developments in science and innovation in Korea/East Asia. They will have an outstanding record of publication; experience of providing research leadership; and a record of winning funding for research and/or knowledge exchange activities. Applicants will also have a proven track record of teaching excellence and innovation in curriculum development, student support and a commitment to leadership in these areas.

This is a full time, 35 hours per week and open ended post.

The role is grade UE09 and attracts an annual salary of £49,772 to £55,998 per annum.

Informal enquires about the post may be addressed to Professor Joachim Gentz at (Literatures, Languages and Cultures) or to Professor Fiona Mackay at (Social and Political Science).

The closing date for receipt of applications is no later than 5.00pm (GMT) on Wednesday 19th April 2017. It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Friday 26th May 2017.

Further information and details on how to apply can be found at the following link: