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Yonsei University, Underwood International College (South Korea)[]

  • 2017 Non-Tenure Track Position in Asian Studies Division (ASD), Underwood International College, Yonsei University
  • Ph.D in History or Area Studies / Modern Korean History
  • Non-Tenure Track Professorship / Teach in Songdo, Incheon, South Korea
  • See more and apply at:
  • General inquiries may be directed to Prof. Jaeyoun Won (Chair, Asian Studies Division) at [1].
  • Application Deadline: 16:59 7th April 2017, KST (extended)

University of Hawaii at Manoa: Assistant Professor, Asian Studies[]

Deadline November 15, 2016 Date Posted August 30, 2016

Type Tenured, tenure track Salary Competitive

Employment Type Full-time

Assistant Professor, Asian Studies: The Asian Studies Program, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, seeks an Asianist to fill a 9-month, tenure-track, full-time assistant professorship (position number 0088773), to begin August 1, 2017, pending availability of funds. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The candidate must have a demonstrated expertise in South Asia or Japan/Okinawa, and the ability to teach interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate courses that cross area boundaries in Asia.

Duties and responsibilities include developing and teaching four Asian Studies courses per year, advising undergraduate and graduate students, maintaining an active agenda of scholarly research and publication; participating, as appropriate, in program-building and other service work for the University and academic community; and working collaboratively and collegially with diverse groups of students and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications: earned PhD (in hand at time of appointment) from a university of recognized standing in a humanities, social science or related interdisciplinary field with emphasis on South Asia or Japan/Okinawa. Research competence in a South Asian language or Japanese and evidence of active research 1/4 9/21/2016 Assistant Professor, Asian Studies | Vitae

agenda in Asia. Ability to develop and teach innovative inter-Asia courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Desirable Qualifications: we are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses issues of concern in contemporary Asia, such as environmental issues, social and cultural movements, non-traditional security issues, or the arts.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, current curriculum vitae, transcripts for highest degree (copies acceptable; official/original transcripts from institution to institution required upon hire), sample publication or dissertation chapter, syllabi (graduate or undergraduate) for a South Asia or Japan/Okinawa course and an inter-Asia seminar, and three letters of reference (under separate cover directly from referees) to

Applications must be received no later than November 15, 2016. Electronic submission is preferred. Candidates for interviews will be notified by January 31, 2017.

Mailing Address: University of Hawaii, School of Pacific and Asian Studies Asian Studies Program 1890 East West Road, Moore 416 Attn: Barbara Watson Andaya, Asian Studies Chair Honolulu, HI 96822 Inquiries: Dr. Barbara Watson Andaya; 808-956-4735;

The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. 2/4

9/21/2016 Assistant Professor, Asian Studies | Vitae Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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-submitted materials, but have not heard anything yet 12/12/2016 x 3

- Any updates on this position? 

            --Have not heard anything 1/25/17

-Anyone heard an update yet? Original posting listing today (1/31/2017) as their notification day

-Have not heard anything 1/31/2017--original posting says "Candidates for interviews will be notified by January 31, 2017." So, guessing that only interview candidates have been notified.

--Has anyone been contacted for an interview for this position?

--Campus visits are scheduled 2/26

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