Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Korean Humanities

The College of East Asian Studies at Wesleyan University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position in Modern Korean Humanities beginning July 1, 2019. The fields of expertise for this position are open and include (but are not limited to) history, literature, film, media, and/or popular cultural studies.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach five courses for the year, including three courses on Korean humanities and two language courses at the intermediate level.  A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline is preferred but advanced doctoral students will also be considered. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment and capacity to teaching college-level Korean humanities and language courses.

To apply, visit A complete application includes a cover letter (including statement of research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, transcripts, a writing sample, syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a link to an online sample language teaching demonstration video. Applications should be submitted online at


Applications completed by February 11, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the application process should be addressed to: Joan Cho (


Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Debbie Colucci, VP for Equity & inclusion, Title IX and ADA/504 Officer, 860 685-4771,