Full time Ideal Tenure-track Assistant professor job in Korean Studies, Denmark 2021

    Full time Ideal Tenure-track Assistant professor job in Korean Studies, Denmark 2021

    Tenure-track Assistant professor job is available in Korean Studies, in the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Copenhagen University (UCPH), Denmark

    Tenure-track Assistant professorship (professor job) in Korean Studies

    Deadline to Apply

    Apr 08, 2021 23:59 (GMT +1)


    Tenure-track Assistant professor job

    No. of Position(s)


    Research area

    Korean studies


    DKK 34,655 / Month


    Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Copenhagen S, Denmark

    Contract period

    Six Years


    Head of Department
    Annika Hvithamar
    E-mail: hvithamar@hum.ku.dk

    HR, E-mail: hrsc@hrsc.ku.dk


    For Tenure track professor job applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Korean studies or a relevant discipline and have a record of original research based on Korean language materials.


    • Candidates must demonstrate native or near-native fluency in Korean with excellent communication, reading and writing skills in both Korean and English; possess the ability to teach Korean language courses as well as content courses in their own field at all levels (BA and MA).
    • Experience with teaching of Literary Chinese (hanmun) will be considered an asset. Knowledge of other East Asian civilizations and/or a comparative and interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching would be an advantage
    • The applicant is expected to provide a statement of his/her academic and pedagogical approaches to university teaching.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The successful applicants will be expected to pursue and produce research in their own discipline as well as in cross-disciplinary projects. The candidates will teach both Korean language and content courses and work in close collaboration with colleagues to further develop Korean Studies at the University of Copenhagen and contribute to its international recognition in research and teaching.

    The duties of the position are evenly distributed on tasks related to teaching and tasks related to research (including relevant administration and knowledge-sharing). Documented competences in both of these main fields of activity

    How to Apply?

    Please click on the “Apply online” icon at the top of the page.

    Documents required

    The application must be written in English and include the following enclosures:

    • Application letter/cover letter (maximum 2 pages)
    • Curriculum vitae (with the applicant’s email address, telephone number and list of referees (maximum five names). The Curriculum vitae should be of maximum 5 pages and should reflect the six overall UCPH criteria mentioned above.
    • Documentation of qualifications (examination certificates/PhD diploma, etc.).
    • Complete and numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications must be marked with star*.
    • Research plan, including a short description of previous research and a plan for the coming years that includes an account of involvement in organising research, establishment of research seminars, symposia and congresses, etc.
    • Teaching portfolio. Documentation of teaching qualifications and research dissemination (organisation of classes, materials, courses and other forms of teaching).
    • Publications. Applicants may choose a maximum of five publications for assessment, of which at least two must have been published within the five years immediately preceding the deadline for applications. At least two of these publications must have been published in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals or in comparable high-ranking series published with internationally recognized publishing houses. Publication dates must be clearly marked on the publication list. The publications selected must be uploaded as attachments and listed from 1 to 5.

    Should any material submitted consist of work with named co-authors, or work that is otherwise the result of collective academic endeavours, the extent of the applicant’s contribution to the work must be clearly stipulated. The Faculty may ask for a signed statement from the co-authors stipulating the extent and nature of each individual’s contribution.

    Only material in English, German, French, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish will be assessed.



    Terms of appointment and salary will be in accordance with an agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The salary range starts at DKK 34,655 (EUR 4,657) + a 17,1 % contribution to the pension scheme. It is possible to negotiate salary supplements on an annual basis.

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