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Hiring: Adjunct Instructor Spring 2018: The Korean Wave



University at Buffalo, SUNY: Adjunct Instructor of Asian Studies for Spring 2018 (discipline open)

The Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, invites applications from qualified instructors to teach one 3-credit course in the field of Asian Studies during the spring 2018 semester. Preference shall be given to candidates with prior teaching experience who employ interdisciplinary approaches to teaching about the origin and history of “The Korean Wave”, including pop culture industries such as film, music, broadcasting, and video games (discipline open). Course is taught in English.

A master’s degree in area studies or a relevant field is required; a PhD (or ABD) is preferred. The appointment will be made for the spring 2018 semester only; further appointments are contingent upon future budgetary approval. The compensation for teaching one course shall be $3,500.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV (including contact information for three references), and brief statement of teaching philosophy by email to

Review of applications will begin August 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to Prof. EunHee Lee (, Director of the Asian Studies Program.

UB is an AA/EOE and welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.