Job in Confucian Religious Studies

Assistant Professor/Faculty Position in Sogang University, South Korea

The Department of Religious Studies at Sogang University, the Jesuit University in Seoul, South Korea,, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in Chinese/Korean religions (centered on Confucianism) at the assistant/associate professor rank, to begin in fall 2013. The Ph.D. must bein hand by time of appointment.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a background in Humanities (Religious Studies / History / Philosophy), specializing in the study of Chinese/Korean religions, centered on the Confucian tradition. The candidate must be able to work with Confucian scriptures in classical Chinese, and fluent in (spoken and written) Korean and English so as to conduct academic works of teaching and publication in both languages.

Application process will begin with online application at Sogang University,toward the end of February 2013. Inquiries and nominations can be sent by e-mail to the chair of the Religious Studies Department (Prof. Pyong-Gwan Pak), at <>.

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