Korea Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Korea Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2014-2015

The Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign welcomes applications for postdoctoral study at the University of Illinois funded by the Korea Foundation’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Applicants will apply simultaneously to the Korea Foundation and the University of Illinois; selection by the University of Illinois does not guarantee Korea Foundation selection, but the University of Illinois will advise the Korea Foundation of its selected candidate(s).

The University of Illinois has been very pleased to host four Korea Foundation Postdoctoral Fellows in recent years.

To be eligible:
*Scholars must be from the humanities and social sciences.
*Scholars’ Ph.D. research must be in a subject related to Korea
*Scholars must not currently hold a regular faculty position
*Scholars must have received their Ph.D. degree prior to the start of their fellowship period but within five years of January 2, 2014

Korean Nationals wishing to apply must also be permanent residents of a foreign country in order to be eligible.

The post-doctoral stipend is for a 12-month period and will be determined in accordance with University of Illinois regulations. This fellowship cannot be combined with other sources of support, including other fellowships and grants.

In order to apply to the University of Illinois for institutional affiliation as a Korea Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow, submit all application materials to both the Korea Foundation and to the University of Illinois. For information on required Korea Foundation application materials and application procedures go to:

https://apply.kf.or.kr/main.nk (Korea Foundation accepts applications from January 2 to February 2, 2014.)

For applicants who wish to be hosted by the University of Illinois, please also submit your application materials to the University of Illinois NO LATER THAN January 28, 2014.  

Please send your application materials as a single PDF to: yimwang@illinois.edu with: “Korean Post-Doc Fellowship Application” in the subject line

OR a hard copy to:

Korea Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
230 International Studies Building
910 S. Fifth St.
University of Illinois
Champaign, IL 61820.

For more information contact Yimin Wang, Associate Director, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, yimwang@illinois.edu.