The Centre for the Study of Korea was established in the fall of 2006 with the goal of promoting critical approaches to the research of Korea. The Centre also aims to develop pedagogical materials for teaching about Korea both in the university and to the public. The Centre welcomes participation from members of the university community as well as communities throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
The Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications and nominations for the Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies in Social Science. This is an endowed chair, open to all ranks from the Assistant to Full Professor levels and will be appointed to a department in the Social Sciences (this includes Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, and Sociology) or the Department of East Asian Studies. Appointment to the Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies in Social Science will be a five year term. This appointment is renewable following a favourable review. The Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies in Social Science will be expected to assume a leadership role in developing and strengthening the Centre for the Study of Korea at the Asian Institute in the Munk School of Global Affairs. This tenure-stream appointment will be effective July 1, 2013.
The Korea Foundation Chair in Korean Studies will be joining one of the leading programs in Korean studies in North America. The successful candidate should possess proven excellence or outstanding potential in research. A demonstrated commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching and graduate education is required. Preference will be given to a scholar working in Korean language and able to complement the research and teaching specialties of the Faculty. The chairholder will be responsible for continued development and support for teaching and research in Korean Studies. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a substantial writing sample, and evidence of teaching ability and experience. If you have questions about this position, please contact email@example.com. All applications should be submitted online.
The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/ho-to-apply.
Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to: Vice-Dean Professor Stephen Rupp via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for receipt of applications is October 30, 2012. This search however will remain open until filled.
Further information about Korean Studies can be obtained at the following: http://www.utoronto.ca/csk.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applicants from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. It also offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse cities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
CSK has a constantly evolving line-up of speakers from North America, Asia, and Europe. Confirmed events are below. Please check again in the future for more events.