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[Carnegie Mellon University] Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean Studies


The Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, beginning in August 1, 2024. This is a 3-year position and may be renewable pending performance review. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English. PhD in Contemporary Korean Literary and Cultural studies or relevant field is required, ABD considered. Of particular interest are candidates whose research focuses on contemporary Korean popular culture; film and media studies; translation studies; and/or race, ethnicity or gender studies. Demonstrated experience or interest in developing digital humanities research and teaching is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be able to teach Korean language and culture at all levels, including Korean for heritage students, along with interdisciplinary courses in English, and engage in student outreach and activities to help develop Korean Studies at CMU. Teaching load is 2+2.

The successful candidate will benefit from a strong and growing support of interdisciplinary humanities research and teaching at Carnegie Mellon, including such initiatives as the Center for the Arts in Society, Humanities@CMU, and Askwith Kenner Global Languages and Cultures Room. They will also help build upon strong and growing interest in Korean language and culture studies, as the department seeks to expand its Korean Studies program.

Carnegie Mellon University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service. We seek to meet the needs of dual-career couples and are a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.  Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about life in Pittsburgh and becoming part of a welcoming institution that inspires innovations.


PhD in Korean Literary and Cultural Studies or related field. ABD considered.

Application Instructions

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 23, 2024. Applicants should submit 1) a current CV, 2) a cover letter addressing research, teaching, and evidence of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and 3) the names and contact information for three professional references.

Seekers should go to this website to apply

Please direct inquiries toDr. Gang Liu

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 29 Feb 2024 Expire in: 8 months

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