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Teaching Opportunities at Woosong University and Colleges in Daejeon, Korea, starting March, 2014

Posted By: Woosong University <woosonghiring@woosong.org>
Date: Monday, 25 November 2013, at 12:21 p.m.

Woosong Educational Foundation is seeking experienced, qualified candidates to fill several positions as non-tenure track EFL associate professors, starting this December. The Woosong Educational Foundation includes Woosong University, Woosong Information College and Woosong Language Institute, and Solbridge International Business School.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Only candidates meeting these requirements will be contacted
- Native English speaker from Australia, Canada, Ireland, N.Z, South Africa, U.K, or the USA
- Master's degree (Education, English, or Linguistics preferred) and 2 years of verifiable English teaching experience
or
- PhD (Education, English, or Linguistics preferred)

Experience must be:
- Full time English teaching
- Post-secondary or corporate (not from private academies)
- Primary or secondary level outside of Korea acceptable with teaching licensure
- Accrued outside of time spent pursuing degree
- Verifiable through letters from employers or certificates of employment

Teaching experience outside Korea is preferred
Some types of non-teaching professional experience may be considered if germane to Woosong majors
English/Korean bilingual teachers are encouraged to apply

JOB DESCRIPTION
Non-tenure Track General English Language Professor (GEL)
- Teach a variety of credit and noncredit English as a Foreign Language classes
- Maximum teaching 20 hours per week plus 4 office hours.

STARTING SALARY
- 2,400,000 to 2,900,000 Won per month

BENEFITS
- Relocation allowance of W40,000 per diem for up to seven days (payable with
first pay check)
- Air fare allowance (an additional W300,000 with your first pay check and W700,000 upon contract completion) for first year teachers
- One month's additional salary is paid as a bonus upon the completion of a second year's contract and every year contract thereafter
- Housing: Rent-free partially furnished apartment close to the campus (single or family accommodation is available) or a housing stipend of 300,000 Won per month.
- Vacation - 6 weeks paid
- Medical / Dental: National Health Insurance plan approximately W45,000 per month
- Private Pension Fund approximately W100,000 - 125,000 per month
- Mentoring program for those new to Korea
- Free Korean language classes

CONTRACT PERIOD
- One year contract starting around the beginning of March. (Renewable with satisfactory performance)

GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM OFFERINGS
Woosong offers staff discounts for study in the Masters of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Multimedia-Assisted Language Learning (M.A. TESOL-MALL) Graduate Degree program at Woosong University (http://tesolmall.wsu.ac.kr/) and the Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) at our international business school, Solbridge (http://www.solbridge.ac.kr/). Both courses are taught solely in English.

ABOUT US:
- Woosong is one of the largest employers of foreign English teachers in Daejeon. We currently have over 120 foreign faculty working in our English program alone.
- The Woosong campus is centrally located between the bus terminal, train station and down town area (10 min by taxi, 30 min walk), 5 min from the Daejeon I.C.
- The Woosong subway station is a 15 min walk from campus, 5 min bus ride.
- Daejeon city is 1 hour from Seoul by KTX, 2.5 hours from Busan and 3 hrs from Incheon. (http://www.metro.daejeon.kr/english/)
- Daejeon is the 5th largest city in South Korea. It is a major urban city with a country feel. The cost of living is cheaper than in Seoul or Busan.
- Woosong employees enjoy staff discounts at Woosong affiliated businesses such as restaurants, car care, gym memberships and indoor swimming pools.
- Woosong has a condo at Daecheon beach (2 hrs west of Daejeon) that is available for Woosong staff by reservation.
- Our web site is at http://www.woosong.org/wli/

APPLICATION PROCESS
First screening--Submit a cover letter, resume, and proof of experience to the Woosong Hiring Committee at: woosonghiring@woosong.org

Indicate in the subject line the following information:
Name, Highest Degree held, years of teaching experience
(E.G Smith, MA Linguistics, 5 years exp)

* Woosong University requires a national level criminal background check, a copy of diploma, and health report. Visa transfers require a letter of release must be obtained from one's current Korean employer. Failure to provide the relevant paperwork in a timely manner may be grounds to cease the application process.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted until all positions are filled.

Due to the volume of applicants, we may not be able to respond to everyone.

For More Information, go to http//www.woosong.org/wli

Contact Information
Email: woosonghiring@woosong.org

Mailing Address:
Human Resource Coordinator
Woosong University Language Institute
196-5 Jayang Dong, Dong Gu
Daejon, South Korea 300-831


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