Korea Research Centre Postdoctoral Fellow

(0.6FTE, 9 months, with a possibility of extension for the right candidate)

The newly-established Korean Research Centre at UWA is seeking to make a fixed-term, fractional appointment for a KRC Postdoctoral Fellow at 0.6FTE for 9 months, Level A.8, commencing at the latest by September 1 2020, within the School of Humanities. It is to work specifically within one of the Centre’s key themes: Emotions (other themes that will be explored in future years will be Body and Identity). The position is expected to produce at least two scholarly articles accepted for publication by the end of that year of funding. There may be further opportunities to publish and collaborate related to an Emotions collaboratory that will run during this period.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate ability to work with Korean language materials.

This position is supported by the Core University Program for Korean Studies through the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea and Korean Studies Promotion Service of the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS-2020-OLU-20200039).


Applicants should submit to Prof Susan Broomhall ( by 31 July 2020;

  1. a scholarly cv;
  2. a research proposal related to Emotions in Korean Studies in a Humanities/Social Sciences field;
  3. a 9-month schedule for how the work would be carried out and completed within the funded timeline (external location is possible); and
  4. evidence of current working rights in Australia.


Enquiries should be directed to Professor Broomhall (

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