Job Opening – Faculty Position at KAIST, Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 26

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Daejeon, 305-701 Republic of Korea

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the College of Cultural Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in the area of Art History.

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. Position will begin in March 2013 (or September, depending on the preference of the chosen candidate).

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae (and only a curriculum vitae) to Search Chair, Professor Jeounghoon Kim, at miru@kaist.ac.kr for initial screening by November 4, 2012. Those who successfully pass the initial screening will be invited to submit additional materials.

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