Job Opening: Music History and East Asian Studies, Korea

job opening - 5Institution:     KAIST, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Location:        Korea, Republic of
Position:        Two tenure-track professors, Music History & East Asian Studies

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the area of (1) Music History and Theory with a specialization in computational musicology and (2) Asian Studies with a specialization in East Asian Geography.

We are particularly interested in junior scholar of outstanding promise, who is interested in developing interdisciplinary research programs in line with the mission of the institution. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in a relevant discipline and will also be able to provide evidence of outstanding research and excellence in teaching.

KAIST is an internationally-recognized, government-funded research university based in South Korea, which aims to become a global leader in the key areas of research for the 21st century. As a rapidly expanding global institution, KAIST mandates English as the language of instruction. KAIST is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Foreign nationals are welcome. Salaries and benefits are comparable to those of major American universities, and negotiable depending on qualifications. In addition, on-or off-campus housing will be provided as well as financial subsidy for settlement expenses and start-up funding for research. Positions will begin in March 2016.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae and an application form (downloadable from to Assistant Professor Hyunjung Cho at the E-mail address below for initial screening by June 12, 2015. Those who successfully pass the initial screening will be invited to submit additional materials.

Contact: Acting Search Chair, Hyunjung Cho

School of Humanities & Social Sciences, KAIST
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon, 305-701 Republic of Korea
Phone: +82-42-350-4626
Fax: +82-42-350-2380



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