International Relations, Comparative Politics, Public Policy, Public Management
The Department of Political Science and the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University
of Missouri invite applications for an assistant professor position focused on Korean politics and
public policy, to begin in the Fall Semester of 2019. Competitive applicants will have a clear
research agenda, strong theoretical orientation, excellent methodological skills, ability to publish
in highly ranked journals and academic presses, and potential for effective teaching at the
graduate and undergraduate levels. Additional expectations include active engagement with the
University of Missouri Institute for Korean Studies and facilitation of connections between the
University of Missouri and Korea.
Applicants from all subfields of political science, public policy and public management whose
research has an emphasis on Korea are encouraged to apply. An earned doctorate in political
science, public policy, public affairs or a related field is required at the time of appointment.
Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, writing samples, and three
current letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address the following: current and
future research, teaching interests in both political science and public affairs, and how the
applicant envisions engaging in Korean Studies and with universities in Korea. We will begin
reviewing applications on October 15. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive
academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to
this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence. The
University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled &
Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the Office of Accessibility
& ADA Education at 573-884-7278 or CheekA@missouri.edu.
Please apply on-line at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic. Use the online application
and be prepared to upload your CV, a brief cover letter, writing samples, and a research
statement. Reference letters should be sent electronically to MUTSPADirector@missouri.edu
or by hard copy to: Mary Stegmaier, Co-Chair of Search Committee; 113 Middlebush;
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-0630. Applicants may contact the Chairs of the
Search Committee Jonathan Krieckhaus (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mary Stegmaier
(email@example.com) with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource
Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) for any questions about the application process.
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