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Assistant Professor in Korean Literature and Culture

Requisition Number:

20683

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Korean Literature and Culture to begin August 2020. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Korean literature or a related field, as well as a minimum of one year of research experience in modern Korean literature and culture. Research experience may have been obtained during doctoral studies. ABD candidates will be considered. However, if the Ph.D. degree is not conferred by August 16, 2020, the candidate will be appointed initially as an Instructor. Job duties include teaching courses to undergraduate and graduate students in Korean literature and culture, as well as service to the university.

Who We Are

The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, founded in 1982, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Chinese and Japanese, four minor programs, two certificate programs, as well as language, literature and culture courses in Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Hindi/Urdu, Japanese and Korean. Students receive a thorough grounding in the modern language, an introduction to the classical language and literature and a broad familiarity with the literary and cultural history of their selected area. Students interested in Chinese or Japanese are encouraged to broaden their academic horizon through a double major, combining either language with another field of interest. Likewise, students in all Asian Languages and Civilizations programs, as well as programs outside the department, can pursue one of the department's minors or certificates as a way of broadening their career options. Recent graduates have found positions in such fields as government service, international business, and secondary-school teaching; others have gone on to graduate study in Chinese or Japanese.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Job duties include teaching courses to undergraduate and graduate students in Korean literature and culture, as well as service to the university.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • PhD in Korean literature or a related field
  • One year of research experience in modern Korean literature and culture; experience may have been obtained during doctoral studies
  • Ability to teach courses in Korean literature and culture to undergraduate and graduate students

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter
  3. Please include a writing sample/sample of work.
  4. Copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed
  5. You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references, who will be asked to submit a confidential letter of recommendation immediately upon application submission.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application materials are accepted electronically via CU Boulder Jobs. 

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.