The Korea Institute is devoted solely to the support and development of Korean Studies at Harvard, as the central hub for Harvard faculty, students, leading scholars in the field, and visitors to join together as a community for the study of Korea.
This Fellowship is open to all fields of study and time period. However, preference may be given to scholars working on Korean historical topics related to the following areas: business, science and technology, military, and the environment.
The Korea Institute at Harvard University is accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2017-18 academic year. The fellow is expected to participate actively in related activities of Harvard and the Korean Studies community, and to teach one or two undergraduate courses in the appropriate academic department. We particularly welcome course proposals on original topics with innovative teaching approaches.
The postdoctoral fellow will be provided an office and access to libraries and resources of Harvard University, and will be invited to participate in the academic life of the Korea Institute and appropriate academic department/s.
Responsibilities of the Postdoctoral Fellow: The fellow will be expected to reside in the Cambridge/Boston area during the appointment and to work on revising his or her dissertation for publication. The fellow will also be expected to:
1. Teach or collaborate on one or two one-semester classes for undergraduates
2. Give a public presentation at the Korea Colloquium or Kim Koo Forum seminar series.