The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Korean Studies to start in September 2019. Applications are invited from any of the key areas of Korean Studies, including literature, history, cultural studies, gender & sexuality studies, visual & popular culture, film and new media studies. Candidates with multi/interdisciplinary, interregional, and transnational expertise able to complement the research and teaching of departmental faculty will be especially valued. Native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English is required.
Responsibilities of the position include teaching at all levels from undergraduate introductory to graduate courses such as Introduction to Korean Culture, Korean Cinema, Korean Literature in Translation, and Modern Korean History, serving as an integral part of our undergraduate and graduate program in Korean and Asian Studies. The successful candidate will undertake innovative scholarly research and maintain the ongoing bridge our department has established with universities and scholarly institutions in Korea and other East Asian countries.
Applicants should either possess a Ph.D. in one of the key areas of Korean Studies as listed above or have completed the Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment. A commitment to scholarly research, excellence in teaching, and service to the university and the field is expected. Salary is competitive. Qualified applicants should send a complete dossier including letter of application, CV, sample publication or thesis chapter, and three letters of reference through the following link:
The deadline for submission of applications is December 01, 2018.
Rutgers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.