UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: The Department of Sociology and the Nam Center for Korean Studies invite applications for a tenure track position in Korean Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin in the fall of 2013. The position, endowed by the Korea Foundation and whose tenure home will be the Department of Sociology, will have a university year appointment and is open with regard to specialization. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated exceptional promise in sociological research and teaching on Korea. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is grounded in quantitative methodologies, although applicants of all methodological traditions will be considered. Screening of applications will begin September 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications may be submitted either electronically or in hard copy form via regular mail. If applying electronically, please e-mail pdf files of your letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, samples of written work, a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching excellence (if available) to: (and please note that you are applying for the Korean Studies position). If sending hard copies of your application, please address them to: Chair (Korean Studies Search), Personnel Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, 3001 LSA, 500 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1382.  . Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.