About the YOK Center
The Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies at UC Riverside is dedicated to understanding what it means to be a Korean American in the 21st century, the history of Korean Americans, the Korean diaspora in the United States and globally, and the role of Korean Americans in the reunification of South and North Korea.
The Center hopes to also study the impact of the 1992 Los Angeles Riots on the Korean American identity. Through cultural and academic study, the center aims to empower the Korean American community and bridge ethnic and generational gaps.
YOK CENTER JOB ANNOUNCEMENT!
The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, announces a tenured Associate or Full Professor position in Korean American Studies, beginning July 1, 2013. PhD degree in a field related to theories and principles of Korean American Studies is required. The candidate should be a scholar with demonstrated record of commitment to research, grant writing, fundraising, teaching excellence, and community service. UCR is a research institution with high expectations for scholarly productivity and excellence in teaching. Position supports the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies at UC Riverside with research and inquiry to facilitate effective Center planning, decision making and mission fulfillment. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
All application materials should be addressed to: Edward T. Chang, Recruitment Committee Chair. Interested candidates should send electronic applications (In PDF format only) of their curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest in and fit for the position, research and teaching statements, and 2-3 sample essays; journal articles, book chapters, or other works-in-progress (if available) to email@example.com. Additionally, arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.. Review of applications will commence on March 15, 2013. We will continue to accept applications until this position is filled.
The University of California, Riverside, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.