Korean Studies Assistant (KSA) - Fall 2021/Winter 2022

Korean Studies Assistant (KSA)

[Fall 2021/Winter 2022]

The application deadline: Sunday, August 15, 2021


The Korean Office for Research and Education (KORE) is seeking a graduate student at York University with a sustained interest in Korean studies to support the project’s activities in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022. Applicants must be enrolled in a masters or doctoral program at York University in Fall 2021 and Winter 2022.  

The student will receive research training through supporting project team members. The KSA will assist in preparing and completing educational and scholarly workshops and seminars (e.g., event poster design, website updates, on-site/online event support, etc.). The KSA will also be responsible for assisting with writing the annual report.

The goal of KORE at York University is to strengthen Korean studies research and education activities and to initiate a series of workshops and conferences to engage in dialogue with other area studies and disciplines.


1) Excellent communication and organizational skills

2) Proficiency in Korean

3) Basic WordPress and photoshop skills

4) Academic background in Korean studies or related disciplines is an asset.

The assistantship will commence on September 1, 2021 and end on April 30, 2022. The assistantship is valued at $7,500 CAD.

How to Apply

Interested students should submit a cover letter and CV in English to kore@yorku.ca by Sunday, August 15, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted. Please state “KSA APPLICATION F2021/W2022 – KOREAN STUDIES” in the subject line of the email.

For more information:  kore@yorku.ca