The USC Korean Studies Institute postdoctoral fellowship, 2016-2017

Deadline: Friday, January 15, 2015

The USC Korean Studies Institute will accept applications for its 2016-2017 postdoctoral fellows program starting October 1.  The postdoctoral program is open to scholars from all fields whose research pertains to Korea or involves Korea as part of a larger comparative or interdisciplinary research.  We particularly encourage proposals from the social sciences and non-traditional fields, such as Korean-American studies. 

In addition to a salary and benefits, the KSI will provide a fellow with shared office space at the KSI and a small research budget.  The fellow is expected to participate in Institute programs and support the activities of the KSI.  The fellow must have a Ph.D. in hand and should be within 5 years of having received the Ph.D. by the beginning of the appointment.

Please apply online by January 15, 2016.  The application will ask for: 

1) Letter of application
2) c.v.
3) Thesis abstract
4) A writing sample
5) Two letters of recommendation* 
*To be submitted online or sent directly by the referees to Gloria Koo, by January 15, 2016.

Please direct any questions to:

   Gloria Koo, KSI Associate Director

Information about USC Korean Studies Institute programs can be found on our

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  All genders, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

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