Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Assistant Professor in History, modern Korean history (19th and 20th centuries)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arizona, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
Assistant Professor in History, job# 107610
School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Arizona State University
The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-eligible Assistant Professor in History with a specialization in modern Korean history (19th and 20th centuries). The anticipated start date is August 2023.
The successful candidate will have a tenure home in SHPRS and will teach in-person and online courses on the history of modern Korea and Asia and as required by the undergraduate and graduate programs. We welcome applications from scholars working in all specializations, with a preference for candidates whose work engages one or more of the following themes: science and technology, colonialism and empire, migration and diaspora, or race and ethnicity.
The successful applicant will be encouraged to work in collaboration with other ASU faculty members to (1) foster Asia-focused research at the university across its many Schools and in concert with the Asia Center and (2) to sustain and build a robust undergraduate curriculum in Asia studies in connection with degree programs in SHPRS (Asia Studies) and the School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC), as well minors and certificate programs in Korean Studies and related fields.
• Ph.D. in modern Korean history or related discipline by the time of appointment
• Evidence of research excellence
• Demonstrated teaching capacity in modern Korean history and related societies and histories of Asia
• Evidence of proficiency in the Korean language
• Demonstrated interest in one or more of the following areas: science and technology, colonialism and empire, migration and diaspora, or race and ethnicity
• Evidence of successful teaching experience
• Demonstrated success meeting the needs of diverse student populations and/or reaching out to diverse communities
Applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/117670, submitting the following materials:
• A cover letter stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests
• A curriculum vitae
• A scholarly writing sample, such as a published article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter
• Names and contact information for three references
• A statement (250-300 words) addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence
Further supplemental materials, such as letters of recommendation and sample syllabi, may be requested of the final candidates, but please do not send them in your initial packet.
The applicant’s last name should appear in each uploaded file name. The cover letter can be addressed to Professor Anna Holian, Search Committee Chair. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair at: email@example.com.
Application deadline is December 31, 2022, if not filled, applications will be reviewed every week thereafter until search is closed. A background check is required for employment.
ASU and the College values its cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
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|Primary Category:||Korean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies