Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences

Columbia University
New York, Iowa
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Science and Technology Studies
Organization Type
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences. We seek a scholar in the social sciences who may be appointed at the rank of professor or associate professor with tenure. The successful candidate may be appointed in any social science department within the Arts and Sciences, including anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, or may be appointed in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Beyond teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of specialization, the incumbent will be expected to participate in the activities of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute as well as play a leadership role at the Center for Korean Research, which is a research center within the Weatherhead. The successful candidate will be a leading scholar in the field who sustains an active research and publication agenda.
Applications received by January 10, 2022, will receive full consideration by the search committee. The appointment will begin July 1, 2022, or July 1, 2023, pending tenure review.
PhD required at the time of appointment. Candidates should demonstrate scholarly promise and achievement and excellence in teaching. Finalists will meet the current departmental needs for coverage in selected subfields.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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