The University of Sheffield–Two full-time, permanent appointments in Korean Studies

40th Anniversary Lectureships To commemorate 40 years of the teaching of Korean Studies at The University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), the University  will make two (2) lectureship appointments to an ‘Anniversary Lectureship in Korean Studies’ to be held within the School of East Asian Studies, which is a department of the Faculty of Social Sciences.  These two posts are full-time,… Read more →

University of Washington–Korean History, Rank, Assistant Professor

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… Read more →

University of Wisconsin-Madison-four positions

Dear colleagues, After our successful hire of Professor Hieyoon Kim last year, the University of Wisconsin-Madison will continue to build Korea Studies with the following four positions: 1. Assistant Professor, Sociology of Contemporary Korea: Due Oct 31, Tenure-Track Faculty Position in the Department of Sociology and the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures beginning Aug 2019 Areas of sociological research on… Read more →

Assistant Professor of Korean politics and public policy–University of Missouri

The Department of Political Science and the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri invite applications for a tenure track assistant professor position focused on Korean politics and public policy (Job Opening ID 27940), to begin in the Fall Semester of 2019. Competitive applicants will have a clear research agenda, strong theoretical orientation, excellent methodological skills, ability… Read more →

WORKSHOP on the Agency of Korean Women and BAKS Annual General Meeting–29 September 2018, Wolfson College, Oxford

The Agency of Korean Women, 29 September 2018—BAKS Workshop, Wolfson College, Oxford The British Association for Korean Studies (BAKS) will hold a one-day Workshop to be held at Wolfson College, Oxford, on 29 September 2018. The BAKS Council wishes to celebrate the centenary of the expansion of suffrage to British women in 1918 by taking up the workshop theme of… Read more →

Assistant Professor in Inter-Asian and Transpacific Studies–University of California, San Diego

The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts & Humanities at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor in Inter-Asia and Transpacific Studies. The candidate must have a PhD degree in literature, film, cultural studies, or related field by… Read more →

Tenure-Track Full-Time Professor of Korean History–Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea

The Department of History in the College of Humanities and International Studies at Keimyung University invites applications for a tenure-track full-time professor to teach Korean history in English from the 2019 spring semester. Keimyung University is a private institution located in Daegu, Korea. Its affiliate, Academia Koreana issues Acta Koreana indexed in Thomson Reuters Arts and Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI). (Keimyung University (Acta Koreana… Read more →

University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK–Associate Lecturer in Korean Studies (full time, fixed-term for 12 months)

The University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, seeks to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Korean Studies (1 post, full time, fixed-term for 12 months). The start date is 7th January 2019 at the latest. For details, please find job reference REQ003962 at: Application closing date: 11/10/2018 Location: Preston Campus Salary Grade: G (£33,199 – 35,211) The School of Language and… Read more →

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in KOREAN STUDIES, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, in New Brunswick invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Korean Studies to start in September 2019. Applications are invited from any of the key areas of Korean Studies, including literature, history, cultural studies, gender & sexuality studies, visual… Read more →