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The Korea Foundation and Kim-Renaud Professor of Korean Literature and Culture Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, C.V., samples of scholarly publications, statement of research and teaching interests, course evaluations and a teaching portfolio (which should include sample syllabi and teaching materials). In addition, ask three recommenders to send a letter of recommendation to: Dr. Shoko Hamano, Chair, Dept. of East Asian Langs. & Lits., The George Washington University, Rome Hall 452, 801 22nd St., N.W., Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001220
Academic Title: The Korea Foundation and Kim-Renaud Professor of Korean Literature and Culture Studies
Rank: Open Rank
Administrative Title:
Discipline Humanities
Specialty: Korean Literature and Culture
Contract Type: With Tenure, Tenure Track
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Dept of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University (http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/eall/) invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Korean Literature and Culture, anticipated to start as early as Fall 2018.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Korean literature or a closely-related field, native or near native fluency in Korean and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching Korean literature and Culture at college level, as demonstrated by evaluations, and active research experience in the field of Korean literature and culture, as indicated by scholarly publications. ABD applicants will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by date of appointment. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research and publication agenda in Korean literature and to teach Korean literature and culture courses. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

This position is pending final budgetary approval.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete the online faculty application and upload a cover letter, C.V., samples of scholarly publications, statement of research and teaching interests, course evaluations and a teaching portfolio (which should include sample syllabi and teaching materials). In addition, ask three recommenders to send a letter of recommendation to: Dr. Shoko Hamano, Chair, Dept. of East Asian Langs. & Lits., The George Washington University, Rome Hall 452, 801 22nd St., N.W., Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

Department Link: http://departments.columbian.gwu.edu/eall/
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/46826

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Publications
  4. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  5. Statement of Teaching and Research Interest
  6. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD in Korean literature or a closely related field or will you complete all degree requirements for a PhD in Korean literature or a closely related field by date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have native or near native fluency in Korean?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have native or near native fluency in English?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have evidence of excellence in teaching Korean literature and culture at college level as demonstrated by evaluations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have active research experience in the field of Korean literature and culture, as demonstrated by scholarly publication?
    • Yes
    • No