Predoctoral Academic Position in Korean Studies (m/f/d; E 13 TV-L, 65%)

University of Tuebingen


July 15, 2021



Predoctoral Academic Position in Korean Studies (m/f/d; E 13 TV-L, 65%) Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Application deadline : 15.07.2021

Predoctoral Academic Position in Korean Studies (m/f/d; Salary according to German E 13 TV-L, 65%)

The appointment will start on October 1, 2021 , and the position will be for three years.

The successful candidate must hold a M.A. degree in Korean Studies or related disciplines and more than three years should not have passed since the attainment of the M.A. degree.

In particular, the Department of Korean Studies is looking for a candidate whose work focuses on social justice issues in Korea. Specific research interest in either urban, labor, social movement, and/ or gender is also preferred. Also, the candidate must be fluent in English and Korean.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Participate in the academic life of University of Tübingen Korean Studies Department—including participating in seminars and workshops
  • Teach one course per semester (2 hours per week)
  • Contribute to administrative work, including assistance in the research of Junior Prof. Yewon Lee.
  • Finish the dissertation manuscript
  • Applications should be composed in English and addressed to Junior Prof. Yewon Lee. Applications will be accepted only in electronic form (PDF). Please, send an email (yewon.leespam and on the subject line of the email write “Predoctoral Academic Position Application.” Applications should consist of the following documents: 1) cover letter and 2) curriculum vitae. The application deadline is July 15th, 2021.

    If you have any questions regarding the position or expected salary, please feel free to email Junior Professor Yewon Lee (yewon.leespam prevention@uni-

    The University of Tübingen Predoctoral Academic Position is intended to be an entry route to an academic career and is deemed by the school to be a career development position. The University of Tübingen is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university. The University aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore urges suitably qualified women to apply. Disabled applicants with adequate qualification will be preferentially considered. The employment will be carried out by the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

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