Position Announcement: Sogang University

Position:         Assistant Professorship

20th-Century British/American Drama

Institution:     Department of English, Sogang University

Location:        Seoul, Korea

Candidates are sought for the above position. They should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be able to begin teaching in September 2012. The successful candidate will be given an initial two or three year contract that is renewed based on evaluation of research and teaching, leading to a permanent (tenured) position. Initial salary is internationally competitive, and calculated based on research and teaching experience. Benefits include bonuses, research grants, health insurance and pension. The on-line application forms are available on the website (http://profapply.sogang.ac.kr/english/) and should be filled out and submitted on-line between February 27 – March 7, 2012. (The website will be updated in the middle of February. Internet Explorer browsers required for online applications.) In addition, candidates should submit academic transcripts, a list of courses taught, and a recent recommendation letter to the following address:

Office of Academic Affairs

Sogang University

Seoul 121-742, Korea

Sogang University is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Seoul, Korea. The undergraduate students at Sogang University are within the top 5-10 percent of Korean SAT scores, and English majors are within top 5 percent of Korean SAT scores. Additional information about Sogang University is available on the website (http://www.sogang.ac.kr/english). Questions about the position and the application process can be addressed to the Chair of the English Department (Professor Seoyoung Chae): phone 82-2-705-8809, e-mail chaesy@sogang.ac.kr


About Sarah Bay-Cheng

Professor of Theater at Bowdoin College. Co-host for the On TAP (Theatre and Performance Studies) podcast at www.ontappod.com. Editor for the book series Avant-Gardes in Performance (Palgrave). Sporadically blogging about theatre, performance, and digital culture. twitter: @performaddict
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