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Korea Foundation-Song Family Assistant Professorship in Korean Business and Economics

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Walsh School of Foreign Service seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-line assistant professor in Korean business, economics, and politics, supported by the Korea Foundation-Song Family endowment. For candidates at the advanced assistant professor level who have a demonstrated record of distinguished research and teaching, accelerated tenure clocks or appointments at the associate professor level may be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed within the Asian Studies Program (ASP) of the School of Foreign Service (SFS).

Candidates who draw from multiple disciplinary and methodological approaches, including political science, economics, business, history, anthropology, and sociology are encouraged to apply. The position will support and strengthen the interdisciplinary research agenda and curriculum of the SFS Asian Studies Program. Ideal candidates will have an active research agenda on Korean political economy and/or business and the ability to conduct primary research in the Korean language. Ideally, they will teach courses on topics such as the political economy of East Asia, Korean economic development, and other courses on Asia. Candidates must have completed their PhDs by the time of appointment for the fall 2022 semester.

 To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, three reference letters, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.). The SFS is strongly committed to fostering a climate that encourages diversity, equity and inclusion. Applicants should also submit a brief statement that discusses how they would contribute to inclusiveness in the areas of research, teaching, and service in the SFS and reflects on their teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted no later than October 22, 2021.  Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter.

Questions about the online application should be directed to Sarah Krauss, Director of Faculty Affairs at Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Yuhki Tajima, search committee chair, at

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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