The Walsh School of Foreign Service seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-line assistant professorship in Korean business, economics, and politics, supported by the Korea Foundation-Song Family endowment. For candidates at the advanced assistant professor level who have a demonstrated record of distinguished research and teaching, accelerated tenure clocks or appointments at the associate professor level may be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed within the Asian Studies Program (ASP) of the School of Foreign Service (SFS).
Candidates who draw from multiple disciplinary and methodological approaches, including political science, economics, business, history, anthropology, and sociology are encouraged to apply. The position will support and strengthen the interdisciplinary research agenda and curriculum of the SFS Asian Studies Program. Ideal candidates will have an active research agenda on Korean political economy and/or business and the ability to conduct primary research in the Korean language. Ideally, they will teach courses on topics such as the political economy of East Asia, Korean economic development, and other courses on Asia. Candidates must have completed their PhDs by the time of appointment for the fall 2022 semester.
The application deadline is October 21, 2021.