The Center for Critical Korean Studies Fellowship Program 2017, University of California Irvine, USA

Publish Date: Mar 22, 2017

Deadline: Apr 30, 2017

About the fellowship

RECRUITMENT PERIOD - Open February 27th, 2017 through April 30th, 2017

The Center for Critical Korean Studies (CCKS) at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured, academic term appointment for Post-doctoral scholar position from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. While in residence at the Center, the postdoc will:

  • Work on an individual research project leading to publication as defined in the cover letter.
  • Give a one public lecture or works-in-progress talk on campus during appointment period.
  • Attend and co-organize CCKS-sponsored events, such as lectures, film screenings and symposia.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in a humanities or social science and on a Korea-related research topic (graduated within the past seven years) 

This position is full-time and includes benefits. Starting annual salary is $48,216. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Application Process

  • Application must be submitted by April 30, 2017 at (position number)
  • Interested candidates should submit the required application materials
  • Candidate must have the proof of degree completion before the appointment begins on September 1, 2017. 

Applications must include the following:

  • Cover letter explaining research project, teaching experience and what you plan to accomplish while in residence at CCKS
  • Writing sample (max. 30 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

Contact: Erica Yun, CCKS Program Coordinator, at



  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - o Cover letter explaining research project, teaching experience and what you plan to accomplish while in residence at CCKS

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Writing sample - Writing sample (max. 30 pages)


3-5 letters of reference required

How to apply 

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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