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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:07 AM


The Center for Korean Studies at the University of Hawai?i at Manoa (UHM) invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship for the academic year 2018-2019.

* The fellowship is supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2015-OLU-2250005). This grant is to promote Korean Studies internationally in higher learning institutions. The Center for Korean Studies and its Core University Committee is working to expand the UHM's curriculum with Korean focused courses and expand its Korean Studies Outreach Activities.

* The Fellow is expected to conduct research on Korean literature or related topics. Publications developed or published while funded on this grant need to acknowledge the Academy of Korean Studies.

* The Fellow is also expected to be in residence at the University of Hawai?i at Manoa to participate actively in the intellectual life of the Center for Korean Studies.

Minimum Qualifications

* The applicant should hold a PhD by August 1, 2018, should have not received the degree more than five years prior. Fields of study should be in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences or related field.

Desirable Qualifications

* Ability to speak, read, and write both in English and Korean, at a professional working proficiency.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, research project proposal (not more than 2 pages, single space), and two letters of recommendation. All materials should be sent to Please combine all your application materials into a single .pdf file, using the subject line "AKS Post-doc Fellowship Search_surname, first name."


* Dr. Sang-Hyop Lee; 808-956-7041;

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