The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations (ALC), to be launched at Seoul National University in March 2012, invites applications for a professorship (open rank) in classical Islamic religion/history or any subjects in classical Islamic studies. The candidate is expected to have expertise either in the Islamic religious theories and jurisprudence or in historical developments until the end of the Abbasid Caliphate. The candidate will be supposed to teach courses related to his/her research interests as well as advanced courses in reading classical texts in Arabic and/or Persian up to 6 hours a week in English in addition to 3 hours of student thesis advising. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s previous career and achievement in the university salary scale. Only those who already have a Ph.D. at the time of submission of application will be considered.
Send letter of application, CV (early submission of CV will be appreciated), graduate transcript, description of courses you can teach (less than 2 pages), and three letters of recommendation or e-mail inquiry to: Prof. Juhyung Rhi, Chair, ALC Search Committee, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Humanities, Seoul National University, 599 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-745, South Korea; e-mail: email@example.com.