The Office of International Education at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate in Korean Studies. The position is open to scholars from all fields whose research relates to Korea, with preference given to applicants with research and/or teaching interests concern contemporary Korea.
This position will be part of the University’s newly founded Asia Research Institute (ARI), and the individual hires will be an active member of ARI as well as of the UB Korean studies community. The Postdoctoral Associate is to:
Maintain an active program of research in their field of expertise, including giving a lecture in UB’s Asian Studies Program’s lecture series in Korean Studies
Assist with academic programming for the Asia Research Institute (ARI) and the Korean studies program, including supporting ARI’s undergraduate initiatives
Teach one undergraduate course in Korean studies during the Spring semester.
Assist the Project Principal Investigator with planning, reporting, and other aspects of the project
Position benefits include some funds to support research activities, including participating in academic conferences and other career development activities. The position is expected to be available from the start date through July 2024.
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PhD (or equivalent) degree in a field related to Korean Studies, with that degree conferred within the past four years (A successful applicant must have their Ph.D. degree conferred by December 31, 2022)
Emerging record of scholarly productivity
Excellent written communication skills, as demonstrated by prior publications, and excellent verbal communication skills
Applicants whose research/teaching interests concern contemporary Korea
Experience teaching and/or mentoring students in a US higher education environment