Research Fellow, Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) - Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
The Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development (IPAID) in South Korea is seeking a Research Fellow.
- A Ph.D. in Development Studies, Development Economics, African or Asian Studies, or related Social Science discipline
- A publishing track record in quality journals
- A very high level of English fluency (native or near native)
IPAID is a Korean National Research Foundation-designated core university research institute. It is South Korea's primary university-based center for research on poverty and development. It is housed within the Wonju campus of Yonsei University, one of Korea's leading and most research intensive universities. Website: http://ipaid.yonsei.ac.kr.
The position offers significant opportunities to pursue academic research and writing while also participating in South Korea’s burgeoning contribution to international development debates and practices. The position is for one year, renewable based on performance. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the research, publishing (online and print) and collaborative activities of the institute. The successful candidate will organize and participate in conferences and forums. A core responsibility of the position is steering the continued successful development of the institute’s respected English-language peer reviewed journal, the Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development as managing editor.
- Base salary*: around US$28,000 – $32,000 depending on experience
- Furnished apartment within walking distance from campus
* The successful candidate will also be able to teach university courses for additional compensation.
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 20th, 2016; if not filled, reviews will continue until the search is closed.
Please submit your cover letter and CV with list of publications to Dr. Youngje Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.