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Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities, Harvard University

By 18th August 2018October 30th, 2020Blackboard

Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in modern Korean humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. We are particularly interested in scholars who combine strengths in film, media, and/or popular cultural studies with interdisciplinary and transnational range.  All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean.

Ph.D. required by expected start date.

Candidates should demonstrate the capacity for excellence in teaching as well as research, and will be expected to teach a range of offerings related to Korean humanities, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses to graduate seminars.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a statement of current and future research plans.  Candidates are also required to submit names and contact information of 3 referees.  The application is considered complete only when the three letters have been received.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted online by October 7, 2018 at

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.