Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Asian Studies
Tenure-track Position in Korean Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in Korean Studies. Candidates specializing in all research fields within Korean Studies are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to a specialization in the premodern era.
The position is open to all candidates who have attained a Ph.D. degree, and to advanced doctoral students who expect to be granted their Ph.D. no later than June 30, 2022.
Responsibilities include the teaching of required and elective courses in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization (at the B.A. and M.A. degree levels). Successful candidates are expected to conduct independent and original research at the highest academic level, demonstrate academic leadership, compete for Israeli and international research grants, and should display an ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and the university at large. Where pertinent and in accordance with inter-departmental needs, a joint departmental appointment or teaching sharing arrangement may be considered.
The Hebrew University’s primary language of instruction is Hebrew. However, the possibility of teaching one or more advanced courses in English may be entertained. Candidates whose Hebrew proficiency is such that they would not be comfortable teaching in Hebrew will be encouraged to sufficiently master the language during the initial years following their appointment.
Qualified candidates will be invited for a campus visit, which will include a job talk, an interview and meetings with department members.
The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the oldest in Israel and is one of the biggest departments in the Faculty of Humanities, home to over 300 students specializing in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Indian and Indonesian Studies. The department is characterized by its excellence in research and teaching, and it maintains an environment of cooperation between students and faculty in a wide array of extracurricular activities (http://en.asia.huji.ac.il).
Applicants should provide:
(1) Cover letter
(2) Doctoral diploma or official confirmation of eligibility
(3) Curriculum Vitae
(4) Current list of publications
(5) Statement of research and teaching plans
(6) Letters of acceptance for unpublished manuscripts
(7) Teaching evaluations
(8) Two representative publications
(9) Two letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by recommender
(10) Declaration Regarding relatives employed at the university
Complete applications must be submitted by August 31, 2021
Prof. Ronit Ricci
|Primary Category:||Korean History / Studies