Postdoctoral fellowship in Korean Studies, in the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark
Deadline to Apply
May 15, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||– Korean Studies|
– Political Science
|DKK 34,622.56 per month|
|Workplace||Faculty of Social Sciences|
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
|Contract Period||1 Year|
|Starting date||12 Months|
- Obtained a PhD degree in political science, international relations or a cognate discipline
- Substantial expertise on Korea
- Korean language competency
- Track record of academic publications with well-regarded journals and/or publishers
- A research agenda in the field of Korean politics or policy, broadly defined
- Experience of teaching at university level
- Experience of presenting academic papers at international conference and seminars
- Experience in engaging with and presenting to external users of academic research
- Experience in working on research grants from international sources
Responsibilities/ Job Description
- Research and publishing in the field of appointment
- Collaborating on the development of relevant grant and funding applications
- Teaching a related class in the Department, as appropriate
- Supporting collaborations between NIAS and the University of Copenhagen
- Strategic communication, including podcasts, media, social media and outreach activity
How to Apply?
Submit a complete application at our online portal. Click on the “Apply now” icon at the top of the page to apply. The documents must be in Adobe PDF or Word.
Your application must be written in English and include the following documents:
- Cover letter explaining your motives for applying
- Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications
- Research proposal (no more than 2 pages)
- Diplomas (master and bachelor)
- Two sample publications or conference papers
About Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS)
The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS), founded in 1968, is a well-established research centre, with a particular focus on social science and humanities research on contemporary Asia. NIAS has a broad Nordic mandate and a range of partners around the region, but is administratively part of the University of Copenhagen, where it operates under the auspices of the Department of Political Science.
NIAS works in close collaboration with the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC), a 25 member academic consortium spanning the five countries of the Nordic region. The Institute houses NIAS Press, a leading specialist academic publisher in the field of Asian studies. NIAS also runs the very successful Nordic Asia podcast series, hosted by the New Books Network.
Located on an historic campus in the heart of downtown Copenhagen, the Department of Political Science is one of the best departments of its kind in Europe: it currently has 60 full-time academic staff, 31 PhD researchers, and more than 2100 students.
A BA in Korean Studies is offered by the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen, including instruction in the Korean language. A range of elective classes are offered at MA level.
Strategy of the Faculty of the Social Sciences
The Department of Political Science is part of the Faculty of the Social Sciences. The Faculty is a successful academic community that strives to put knowledge into action by:
- Engaging partners in the co-creation of knowledge, learning and social change.
- Empowering our students to become reflective and responsible citizens who have the vision, the knowledge and the competences to change society for the better.
- Energising global, European and Danish communities of knowledge by innovating research methodologies and by research findings with impact
Terms of Employment
- Further information on qualification requirements as postdoc can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities 2019 here: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/criteria-for-recognising-merit/dokumenter/Ministerial_Order_no._1443_of_11_December_2019_on_Job_Structure_for_Academic_Staff_at_Universities.pdf
- Terms of appointment and salary is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
- The salary range starts at DKK 34,622.56 per month + a 17.1 % contribution to the pension scheme. It is possible to negotiate salary supplements on an annual basis.
Phone: +45 35324628
HR Salma Schou
Post expires at 8:59am on Sunday May 16th, 2021 (GMT+9)