Keough School seeking Assistant Professor in Korean Studies

Author: Liu Institute

The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track (assistant level) faculty position in Korean Studies. The position will begin in Fall 2020; Ph.D. or equivalent degree required at the time of hire. The appointment will be based at the Keough School of Global Affairs, with a possible concurrent appointment in a disciplinary department.

The Keough School promotes interdisciplinary research on critical issues in global affairs, offers a professional master’s degree and an undergraduate supplementary major, and supports doctoral programs. The successful applicant will work closely with the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies, one of the constituent institutes of the Keough School, in furthering the integration of Asia-related expertise into the activities of the School, and promoting Asia-focused pathways within the curriculum of the Keough School.

Applicants for this position are expected to have a clear regional specialization pertaining to Korea (North, South, or both) as well as the ability to use Korean-language material in both teaching and research. Interaction with Notre Dame’s thriving Korean Language program, housed in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, will also be expected.

Applicants should have a disciplinary specialization in the social sciences, with preference for anthropology, international relations, peace studies, political science, or sociology. All applicants are required to submit a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of research, and a teaching statement that includes a summary of any teaching evaluations available. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three confidential letters of reference.

Application materials should be submitted through the Interfolio/Notre Dame online application system:

Nominations and inquiries may be sent via email to:
Prof. Michel Hockx
Director, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Keough School of Global Affairs
University of Notre Dame

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. The position will close to new applications on October 15, 2019.