Assistant Professor of Korean Literature

Institution: University of Hawaii at Manoa

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures,
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Korean Literature, position number
84559. Appointment to begin August 1, 2019, pending position clearance and availability of

Permanent, tenure track appointment.

Duties: Responsibilities of the position include teaching survey and upper-level undergraduate
courses in Korean literature and culture, and introductory language courses as needed; teach
MA- and PhD-level courses in Korean literature and culture, including literary theories and/or
authors, and/or critical issues and movements in Korean literature; advise undergraduate majors
and graduate students in the Korean program; successfully conduct and publish scholarly
research in area of specialization; contribute to departmental and university service; other duties
as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in modern or contemporary Korean literature, or closely related field, from a college or
    university of recognized standing. ABD will be considered, but all requirements for degree must
    be completed by August 2019.
  • High levels of proficiency in Korean and English;
  • Established strong commitment to excellence in teaching and service;
  • Evidence of scholarly achievement in the field;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, staff, and

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop new courses in Korean culture, literary history, and interdisciplinary

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018, until position is filled. To apply, see the
full ad located at:


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