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Faculty Hiring


The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science and the Nam Center for Korean Studies at the International Institute seek qualified applicants for a 50/50% jointly appointed tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank with research and teaching interests in Korean politics. Preference will be given to the candidates who will be hired at Associate or Full rank. The successful candidate will be appointed to the Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies.

Applicants should include the following application materials in PDF format via interfolio application a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement describing current and future plans for research, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence (if any), writing samples, graduate transcripts (for entry-level candidates), and a statement of activities contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion in academia. Entry-level applicants should submit three reference letters.  All other applicants should provide names and contact information for three references. Questions should be sent to

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