[KS] Leipzig position in English
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Sat Mar 14 12:31:03 EDT 2009
From: steffi richter [mailto:richters at rz.uni-leipzig.de]
Sent: Thursday, March 12, 2009 5:40 PM
The Faculty of History, Art and Oriental Studies at the University of
Leipzig will fill the following professorship starting October 1, 2009:
*W2-Professorship Culture/Society of modern Korea/East Asia*
Initially, this is a limited term position (five years); subject to
performance and programme evaluation it may be made permanent without
conducting a new search (§ 59 Abs. 2 Nr. 1 SächsHSG). The successful
candidate should possess a methodological profile in the social sciences
or cultural studies, with a research emphasis on modern Korea in its
global and East Asian context (19^th to 21^st c.). In addition to
Korean, he/she should be proficient in at least one other East Asian
language. The candidate?s course offerings will be part of a new
graduate programme in East Asian Studies and hence need to address
social and cultural processes (including popular culture) in Korea and
East Asia in such a manner as to facilitate interdisciplinary
cooperation with other departments in the social sciences as well as in
area and cultural studies.
Rights and obligations of the faculty member derive from the
?Sächsisches Hochschulgesetz? (SächsHSG) and the ?Sächsische
Dienstaufgabenverordnung.? Applicants need to qualify under the rules of
employment stipulated by §58 SächsHSG. One of the key requirements
stipulated by this law is possession of a postdoctoral degree
(?Habilitation?) or equivalent scholarly achievements.
Female candidates are specifically encouraged to apply. Candidates with
disabilities will be given preference if they possess equal qualifications.
Letters of application should be accompanied by a CV, list of
publications, list of courses taught (including teaching evaluations if
available), and a notarized copy of the candidate?s highest academic
Applications will be accepted until May 7^th 2009 and should be sent to
University of Leipzig
Prof. Adam Jones
Dean, Faculty of History, Art and Oriental Studies
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