CfA: Tenure-track position in Political Economy, with a focus on Japan


The Division of East Asian Studies at Yonsei University’s Mirae Campus in Wonju is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Political Economy, with a focus on Japan. The division offers a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Politics and Economics, with a strong liberal arts foundation, taught entirely in English. The teaching load is 5 three credit point classes per academic year. Benefits of the position include housing support for international faculty for 6 years, medical service discount benefits by the Yonsei University Healthcare System, and an on-campus childcare center.

The appointment will begin on March 1, 2024, although the start date may be negotiable. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required at the start of the appointment. The deadline for application is June 21 at 3 pm Korean Standard Time.

In the first stage of evaluation, candidates should complete the online application form, including a curriculum vitae and a list of publications, degree certificates and transcripts for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, doctoral dissertation, and publications, along with a one-page statement for each publication. More details on the evaluation process and benefits can be found on the application website below.

For further inquiries related to the position, please do not hesitate to contact the chair of the division, Dr. Donata Bessey (

To apply, visit