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Position: Assistant Professor of English Education (Non-Tenure-Track, Full-Time) in Daegu, Korea

Posted By: Keimyung University <[email protected]>
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017, at 12:46 p.m.

Position: Assistant Professor of English Education (Non-Tenure-Track, Full-Time)
Salary: KRW 44,400,000 - 49,200,000/year depending on qualifications
Institution: Keimyung University
Location: Daegu, South Korea
Application deadline: October 13th, 2017

The Department of English Education in the College of Education at Keimyung University invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position for the spring semester of 2018 (beginning on March 1st, 2018; not negotiable).

Keimyung University is a well-established third-level institution in Daegu, South Korea. The university was founded in 1899, and now has in excess of 26,000 domestic students and approximately 800 international students. Keimyung is the 9th largest University in South Korea. Keimyung University also has one of the largest communities of international professors in Korea, with over 100 professors drawn from all over the world.

The department of English Education was established as part of the College of Education in 2008 in response to the growing need to cultivate secondary school English teachers who can effectively teach English through English (TETE). Based on many years of experience in the teaching field and in teacher training programs, the faculty in the department work toward developing highly skilled educators who are creative and innovative, and who can instill in students a sense of ethicality and effectively prepare students for leadership in a highly competitive globalized society.

Course offered by the department that would be taught by the incoming instructor would include: Teaching Listening and Speaking; Teaching Reading and Writing; Academic Reading and Reflection; Critical Reading and Reflection; English Composition 1 and 2; and English Teaching Practices.

We're looking forward to having a talented and enthusiastic instructor who will actively and passionately lead students in advancing their knowledge of English and English language teaching practice.

Required Qualifications
Candidates should have either a doctoral or master's degree in TESOL (English Education), Applied Linguistics, preferably with experience teaching English to Asian students. Candidates with a master's degree should have a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience after the degree is conferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching and research; an ability to collaborate with the faculty and staff members; and a commitment to supervising and advising students.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will have primary responsibilities including teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (12 hours per week), supervising thesis and dissertation proposals, advising students, and serving on faculty committees.

Salary and Housing
The successful candidate will be paid between KRW 44,400,000 and 49,200,000 per year depending on qualifications.

The university will provide an on-campus apartment (International House Foreign Faculty Dormitory) or a housing subsidy for a privately secured housing (KRW 3.0 million per semester-tax will be deducted following the relevant law) in principle. The university will provide housing in consideration of the employee's circumstances, the availability of housing and the current housing subsidy budget. The utilities and other management of maintenance charge shall be borne by the employee. Additionally, if international faculty members live together, only one faculty members shall be provided with the designated housing or a housing subsidy.

Application Procedure
Submit the required documentation below to the contact address (prints by airmail or scanned files by email or fax). Finalist(s) will be individually contacted to arrange interviews.

Required Documentation
- Cover Letter
- Resume (including an e-mail address, education, research list, and other relevant information)
- Diplomas (for BA, MA, and PhD)
- Transcripts (of BA, MA, and PhD courses)
*Applicants may send their cover letter, resume, and a copy of photo identification
irst by email or by fax.
*Finalists will be required to submit the original copies of the above documentation and other relevant materials (e.g. PhD dissertation, career certificates, and other documents)
*Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview

Contact Address
Josette LeBlanc
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 82-53-580-5094
Fax: 82-53-580-6025
Address: Department of English Education, Keimyung University
1095 Dalgubeol-Daero, Dalseo-Gu, Daegu, Korea 704-701

Information about Keimyung University can be found at http://www.kmu.ac.kr/english/

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