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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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The Department of Asian Languages & Cultures ( at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), invites applications for a position in premodern Korean studies, at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor.

This position will begin on July 1, 2018. Priority will be given to those candidates who have research expertise in history or literature of the premodern period and who have a broad knowledge of premodern primary sources and archival materials. Training in comparative, interdisciplinary, and transnational methodologies as well as an ability to work inter-regionally within East and/or South/Southeast Asia are also strongly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an active research and publication schedule, teach both undergraduate and graduate courses, provide service to the department and campus, and demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity-related teaching, research, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit cover letter; CV; sample course evaluations; statements of research, teaching, and diversity; a recent writing sample or publication; two sample syllabi (one undergraduate, one graduate); and the name of three references online to UC Recruit. For questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact Professor Namhee Lee, chair of the search committee, at

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see the UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Two Sample Syllabi - One graduate course and one undergraduate course

  • Course Evaluations

  • Writing Sample - One recent writing sample or one recent publication

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)