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Call for Applications - Postdoc-Fellowships, The Korea-Europe Programme

News vom 16.01.2020

CfA, Institute of Korean Studies, the Korea-Europe Programme Postdoc-Fellowships, Application Period: 16 January – 7 February 2020

The Institute of Korean Studies (IKS) invites applications for the Korea-Europe Programme Postdoc-Fellowship starting in spring 2020. This nine-month position is open to promising young scholars who have completed their PhD degree in the field of Korean Studies with a focus on social science. Fellowship may be extended. The salary is up to EUR 30,000 per year.

Korea-Europe Programme is a new project starting in 2020 to train the next generation of experts in Europe on affairs related to Korea, led by FU Berlin-IKS.

The project is designed to offer educational opportunities to strengthen in-depth knowledge and skills that include a broad spectrum of all aspects of Korea and enable a career in academics, business, media, international organizations and interculturally-oriented institutions. The project is composed of diverse and innovative educational programmes such as a summer school in Korea, prestigious scholars' special lectures, well-experienced experts' forums, and specific skill-focused workshops.

Fellows are expected to conduct their own research related to the Korea-Europe programme and contribute to launching the project by doing an active role. Excellent proficient in spoken and written Korean and English are required. Highly skilled in spoken and written German is preferred.

The application period runs from 16 January 2020 to 7 February 2020. (23:59:59, Berlin)

Submit the following documents in one PDF file:

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement
  • List of Publications
  • University Certificates: PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s degree certificates (or the document that serves as proof of the degree awarded). Detailed transcripts are not required.
  • The name and email address of two recommenders


Phone: +49 (0)30 838 63562
Email: hyungyung.kim[at]fu-berlin.de
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
Announcement of shortlisted candidates: 12 February 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
Recommendation Letter Deadline: 21 February 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
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