Saturday, September 24, 2022

University of Pittsburgh hiring Teaching Professor of Korean Studies, starting 2023-2024 academic year.

The University of Pittsburgh's Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures is hiring a Teaching Professor of Korean Studies (Open Rank).
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Teaching Professor (of any rank) position in Korean culture and visual culture, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate should possess primary disciplinary training in Korean literature and culture and strong competence in film and media studies, performance studies, or a closely related discipline. A Ph.D. in Korean Studies or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

The appointment starts on September 1, 2023. The teaching load is six courses per year. The appointee will teach current undergraduate courses, develop new courses in the area of their specialization, help develop a new Korean major, and participate in the department’s interdisciplinary MA program. The successful candidate must demonstrate strengths as a teacher at all levels. The candidate must have a native or near-native user of Korean and English in all language skill areas. In addition, the new hire should be willing to take an active leadership role in the vigorous growth of the Korean program and collaborate closely with the established Korean language program. Besides working closely with other Korean studies faculty, the individual hired for this position is expected to collaborate with Asianists in other units to promote Korean studies and visual studies.
More information, as well application instructions, is available on the job ad.