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Assistant or Associate Professor (History - Modern Korea)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Arts & Humanities, Department of History
Date Posted:
October 14, 2016
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins December 01, 2016
Salary Information:
salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
To begin August 1, 2017, subject to availability of funds and position clearance.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Teach lower-division survey courses, upper-division, and graduate-level courses in area(s) of specialization;
  2. advise undergraduate and graduate students;
  3. maintain an active agenda of scholarly research and publication;
  4. participate in service work;
  5. other duties as assigned by the department chair.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Ph.D. in history or closely related field in the humanities or social sciences with an emphasis on modern Korea. Degree must in hand by the date of appointment (August 1, 2017) and be granted by a university of recognized standing;
  2. Research competence in Korean language and evidence of strong historical research capabilities.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated university teaching experience;
  2. hold the rank of Associate Professor;
  3. evidence of scholarly achievement comparable to peers at research universities.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Demonstrated extensive teaching experience;
  2. research focus on transnational or comparative studies which situates Korea in a global context;
  3. national and international scholarly engagement, particularly in Korea and the Pacific.

To Apply:
Application materials should include a letter of application describing research interests, CV, writing sample, official academic transcripts (copies are acceptable, but official transcripts will be required at the time of hire), a sample syllabus from an undergraduate or graduate course in Korean history. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to the search committee. Please send paper copies of all materials (no electronic / E-mailed copies accepted) to: Dr. Shana Brown (Chair), Korea Search Committee, University of Hawaii, Department of History, 2530 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822-2383 USA.
  1. Dr. Shana Brown, Chair, Korea Search Committee
  2. University of Hawaii
  3. Deparment of History
  4. 2530 Dole Street
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822-2383
  1. Dr. Shana Brown, Chair, Korea Search Committee; 808-956-7151;

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