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University Lecturer in Korean Studies-Cambridge

By 11th November 2019October 30th, 2020Blackboard

The post is full-time. Appointment will be for a probationary period of five years and, subject to satisfactory performance, with appointment to the retiring age thereafter.

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Korean Studies in the Department of East Asian Studies, to begin on 1 September 2020.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by the time of arrival at Cambridge and have a proven ability to read and teach Korean as well as having an excellent command of the spoken language.

The appointee will be required to teach undergraduates and graduates, to undertake REF-submissable research, and be an active administrative member of the department. The position will include teaching language classes and electives in the candidate’s field of expertise.

The department welcomes applications from scholars of any discipline within Korean Studies, and encourages especially applicants who can both complement existing strengths and connect to scholarship within the Faculty.

Further details are available on the Faculty website:, including instructions about how to apply online. Informal enquiries about the post may be made to the Head of East Asian Studies, Professor Mickey Adolphson, (

The closing date for applications is midnight on 6 January 2020. It is anticipated that interviews will take place in Cambridge from 25-27 March 2020.