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University of Washington–Korean History, Rank, Assistant Professor

By 10th October 2018October 30th, 2020Blackboard

University of Washington – Seattle, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

Korean History, Rank, Assistant Professor

The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Department of History at the University of Washington (UW) invite applications for an assistant professor, tenure stream position in Korean history to begin September 2019.  This position will be split 50%/50% between the Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS) and the Department of History.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching both in JSIS and in History, offering large survey courses, including a survey of modern Korean history, as well as more advanced courses; conduct independent research; and contribute to the University’s distinguished and diverse programs in undergraduate and graduate studies.

We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the mission of both JSIS and History, and can take a leadership role in Korean Studies at the University of Washington. JSIS is an interdisciplinary department that houses many of the UW’s area studies programs. All UW faculty members are expected to engage in teaching, research, and service.  Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. or foreign equivalent by the date of appointment.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by November 15, 2018.  Applicants should submit the following:

– Cover letter describing research and teaching interests

– CV

– Examples of your work on modern Japanese history

– Course syllabi

– Three letters of recommendation

Materials should be submitted to:

Any questions about application procedures may be addressed to the Jackson School of International Studies at