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Assistant Professor, Korean literature/media and/or related humanities fields

Yale University, East Asian Languages and Literatures
New Haven, Connecticut
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Package of benefits, health coverage.
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University is looking to hire a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Korean literature/media and/or related humanities fields beginning July 1, 2023. Scholars of both premodern and modern Korea will be considered, and we encourage applications from scholars with any area of specialization, including those whose work traverses’ multiple East Asian languages and/or is comparative in method. The teaching expectation is normally four courses per academic year, plus service to the program.


The appointee must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree or have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by June 1, 2023. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Korean.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit an application via They should submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, writing sample (less than 30 pages in length), and arrange for three letters of recommendation. 

Review of applications will begin October 30 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please email the chair of the search committee: Aaron Gerow (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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