University of Iowa

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and International Programs, University of Iowa

-Postion Announcement-

C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and UI International Programs invite applications for the position of C. Maxwell and Elizabeth M. Stanley Family and Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies, at the full professor or senior associate professor levels, to commence in the Fall of 2018.

Applicants must be specialists in a humanities or social science discipline, must have primary research and teaching expertise in Korean Studies, and may also have interdisciplinary and/or supranational research interests.

Appointment will be to an appropriate disciplinary department. The successful applicant will also hold a 0% appointment in International Programs, and is expected to be an active participant in the activities of the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Review processes, teaching assignments, and primary responsibility for mentorship will reside within the department of appointment. This is an endowed position with a reduced teaching load and annual research funds.

Applicants must demonstrate a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching commensurate with a position at the senior associate professor or full professor levels, and be able to teach courses that meet the needs of the department of appointment as well as complement existing strengths within the department and college. Applicants must also demonstrate a level of language fluency in both English and Korean appropriate for research and teaching.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017.

To apply, please visit and reference Requisition #70718.

Application materials should include:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A Representative Writing Sample
  • Name and Contact Information of Three References
    (Letters of recommendation will be requested only for short-listed candidates).

The Departments and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For more information contact:

  • Alaina R. Hanson
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Schaeffer Hall
    University of Iowa
  • Morten Schl├╝tter
    Chair of Search Committee
    Director, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies
    International Programs
    University of Iowa

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