James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies promotes interdisciplinary research and teaching across the university community on issues related to Korea. Endowed by a generous gift from Mr. James Joo-Jin Kim in 2011, the Program (originally established in 1997 as Center for Korean Studies) advises the university on Korea-related initiatives, sponsors conferences and lectures by invited speakers, awards grants to faculty members and students, hosts visiting scholars and postdoctoral fellows, and undertakes community outreach effort toward a better understanding of Korea.
Now Accepting Applications: Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies (Academic Year 2015-2016)The James Joo-Jin Kim Program at the University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the Moon Family Postdoctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies for the 2015–16 academic year. The postdoctoral program is open to scholars from all fields whose research relates to Korea. The fellow will be expected to participate in Kim Program events and related activities at Penn and in the Korean Studies community. Depending on teaching interests and demand, the fellow may teach one or two courses.
The fellowship will cover up to a 12-month period between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016, and will carry a stipend of $50,000. Health insurance (including medical, dental, vision, and life; more information can be found here: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/deans-office/postdocs/postdocstaff.htm) will be paid for by the Kim Program. The postdoctoral fellow will be provided an office and access to libraries and resources at Penn.
Please visit our Academics page for more information on eligibility and on how to apply.
Studying Korea at the University of Pennsylvania
For additional information about a Korean studies major or minor, please visit our Degree, Programs, and Requirements page or contact Dr. Frank L. Chance at the Center for East Asian Studies. For graduate work in Korean studies, please contact Dr. Eugene Y. Park.
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