Cornell University, Asian Studies

Position ID:Cornell-Asian Studies-ASSPROF [#14481, WDR-00020551]
Position Title: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Korea Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Asian Studies / Korea Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2019/09/05, finished 2020/02/25, listed until 2019/11/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Asian Studies seeks to hire a candidate with a strong track record of research and teaching competence in the literature and culture of Korea, in any period. Preference will be shown to candidates whose work engages with issues related to trans-regional interchanges, including those that predate or exceed contemporary national boundaries. We encourage applications from candidates who complement existing departmental strengths in religious studies, classical and contemporary literatures of Asia, and media studies/digital humanities. Candidates will be expected to offer both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in Korean humanities generally and in their specific area of expertise, as well as to read primary-language texts with graduate and advanced undergraduate students as needed.

Ph.D. in a relevant field in the humanities in hand by July 1, 2020; publishing record or strong potential for publishing is important. Submit electronically, by November 1, 2019, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, reading sample, statement of teaching experience, and three letters of recommendation, as well as a Statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ( at

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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