The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces two Postdoctoral Moon Family Fellowships in Korean Studies for the 2019–20 academic year.

Each fellowship will cover the twelve-month period between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 and provide a stipend of $50,000 and benefits, including travel expenses for attending the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies. (On Penn benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, see The postdoctoral fellows will share an office space. Access to libraries and other resources at Penn are of course included.

Each fellow will be required to teach two courses, one in Fall 2019 and one in Spring 2020.  There is the option of teaching a graduate-level class.  Fellows also will be encouraged to participate in the EALC Faculty Colloquium and to present their research at one of the sessions.

Application Instructions

A complete application must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • C.V.
  • Names of three people whom we may contact for letters of recommendation
  • Completed Application Form via Interfolio:

Interfolio Application Link:

The application process opens immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Questions may be directed to:

Linda Greene, EALC Department Administrator:  

Christopher Atwood, Graduate Chair: