[KS] Korean Studies post at Sheffield
Emeritus Professor James H. Grayson
j.h.grayson at sheffield.ac.uk
Fri Oct 29 00:07:32 EDT 2010
THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD (United Kingdom)
The School of East Asian Studies
The School of East Asian Studies invites applications for the following post:
Full-Time Associate Professorship/Full Professorship in Korean Studies.
The University of Sheffield (United Kingdom) wishes to appoint a high calibre
scholar in any area of Korean Studies. The post will be at the level of Senior
Lecturer (Associate Professor) or Reader (Full Professor, junior level).
Details about the post are as follows:
Job Reference Number: UOS001938
Job Title: Senior Lecturer/Reader in Korean Studies
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Department: School of East Asian Studies
Grade 9; 46,510 to 52,347 pounds per annum, with potential to progress to 60,685
pounds per annum.
Grade 9; 52,347 pounds per annum, with potential to progress to 60,685 pounds
Closing Date: 26th November 2010
With a history going back to 1963, the School of East Asian Studies (SEAS) is
one of Europe´s leading centres of academic
excellence for the study of contemporary East Asia, with research and teaching
covering China, Japan and Korea. Its main
focus is the business, politics, societies, cultures, economies and history of
modern and contemporary East Asia.
Korean Studies began at Sheffield University more than 30 years ago, and has
developed into one of the leading teaching and
research centres for Korean Studies in Europe.
This is an opportunity for a scholar with an outstanding publication record and
excellent proven teaching ability to join one of
the major centres for East Asian Studies in Europe.
Applications are invited from candidates with experience in the humanities
or social sciences with a focus on Korea with fluency in both Korean and
You will be responsible for further developing and enhancing the four-year
undergraduate degree programme in Korean
You also will play a key role in delivering the School's research and
teaching agenda by devising, developing and
delivering undergraduate and postgraduate modules in your area of expertise and
enhance the research profile of the School
through the supervision of post-graduate research students (Ph.D. and M.Phil.).
The post-holder will enhance the School's
international research reputation through substantial research activity.
The post is available with a start date as soon as possible.
Details about application procedures may be found on the University of Sheffield
website under 'Jobs'.
Direct enquiries may be made to the Head of Department of the School of East
Asian Studies, Prof. Xiaowei Zang at x.zang at sheffield.ac.uk
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