Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities

Harvard University

United States

October 1, 2021


Position Title Tenure-track Professor in Modern Korean Humanities

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area East Asian Languages and Civilizations Position Description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in modern Korean humanities. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. We are particularly interested in scholars with an interdisciplinary range who combine an interest in transnational dynamics with strengths in film, media, and/or cultural studies. All applicants should possess a high level of proficiency in Korean. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted online by October 1, 2021.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. required by expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

Candidates should demonstrate the capacity for excellence in teaching as well as research and will be expected to teach a range of offerings related to Korean humanities, from introductory undergraduate lecture courses to graduate seminars.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials.

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)

4. Research statement

5. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

6. Names and emails of 3-5 referees. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate's undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

7. Publications or copies of creative works, if applicable

Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 1; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Chair, Modern Korean Humanities Search Committee, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email azahlten@fas.harvard.edu Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Publication
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