University of Washington, Jackson School of International Studies
Assistant Professor in Korean History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
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-track 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. This is a full-time position with a 9-month
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.
Candidates should be able to contribute to the mission of both JSIS and History, and 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
- Examples of your work on Korean history
- Course syllabi
- Three letters of recommendation
Materials should be submitted to: apply.interfolio.com/54710
Any questions about application procedures may be addressed to the Jackson School of International
Studies at email@example.com.
The Jackson School is uniquely positioned to contribute to an equitable and inclusive learning,
teaching, and working environment. We draw on our global expertise to enhance the offerings of
diverse intellectual and personal experiences at the University of Washington and beyond.
Our faculty, staff, and students are intellectually engaged with the ways that race, gender identity,
sexuality, ability, class, and ethnicity intersect within and shape the human experience, both within the
educational experience and outside of it. Through this work, we encourage all members of the Jackson
School to think critically about the world around them, and engage actively.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies