Jobs and Openings: June 16, 2014

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney wishes to appoint an outstanding academic as Professor and Head of the School of Languages and Cultures. The Head of School, working closely with the Dean and the Dean’s Executive Committee, and within the general outlines of the faculty strategic plan and faculty budget, is responsible for providing academic leadership for the school, including having overall financial and operational responsibility. The Head will supervise the chairs of department, the school administrative team and help lead and foster a strong collaborative culture focused on academic excellence across both teaching and research, including curriculum management and reform, research development and mentorship, and effective financial management and revenue generation. She or he will also play an important role in the faculty’s globalization strategies, helping to develop innovative programs and initiatives that support the globalization of our curriculum and opportunities for our students and staff. Although this is a senior management role, the Head of School will also be expected to continue to contribute to research and scholarship in their area of expertise. All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website at Search by the reference number 590/0314 for more information and to apply. Applications are due by July 13, 2014.

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tuebingen invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor (W 1) of Korean Studies with a focus on culture and/or society of Korea, primarily based on disciplinary research in the Humanities. The position is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension by a further two years. The chosen candidate will be requested to teach four hours per week (six hours in the last two years) during the Fall and Spring semester. Requirements for appointment are: 1) sound expertise in Korean Studies; 2) an excellent PhD dissertation; 3) publications; 4) teaching experience as well as excellent command of the Korean and English language (spoken and written). Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, and list of publications and teaching experience in both paper and electronic form as well as their own monographs and five representative articles in electronic form) should be sent to by July 1, 2014.