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Assistant Professor of Dept. of American Studies. Keimyung University (Non-Tenure-Track, Full-Time, English Teaching Faculty) in Daegu, Korea

Posted By: Keimyung University-Department of American Studies <[email protected]>
Date: Friday, 29 September 2017, at 10:31 a.m.

Non-tenure Track, Full-time Position (English Teaching Faculty) starting on March 1st, 2018(not negotiable)
Salary: KRW 39,600,000 - 44,400,000/year depending on qualification
Institution: Dept. of American Studies, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea
Application Dates: September 29 to October 16, 2017.

The Department of American Studies at Keimyung University invites applicants for a non-tenure track faculty position for the spring semester of 2018 (beginning on March 1st, 2018).

Keimyung University was founded in 1899, and now has in excess of 26,000 domestic students and approximately 800 international students in 90 different departments. 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 American Studies was founded in 1983 in order to nurture students who would play a leading role in the globalized future. To meet the needs of a rapidly changing 21st century, the department aims to nurture future leaders skilled in ever complex international relations. Freshmen and sophomores begin their studies with a focus on basic language skills and fluency in English. Juniors and seniors aim to obtain a wider range of insights and knowledge in various fields including the politics, economy, society, and culture of the United States.

Course offered by the department that would be taught by the incoming instructor would include: English Conversation; English Writing; Business English; and English Lang. Conversation Through Current Events.
We're looking forward to having a talented and enthusiastic instructor who will actively and passionately lead students.

Required Qualification
(1) Master’s degree or higher from a College or University in the U.S: TESL, English Literature, Linguistics, Communication, Social Sciences, or Humanities major preferred.
(2) English native speaker with over 2 year of teaching experience at college.
(3) Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching; 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 courses (12 hours per week), advising students, and serving on faculty committees.

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). Please include “Faculty Position” in the subject line of your e-mail or fax. Finalist(s) will be individually contacted to arrange interviews.

List of the Necessary documents for the Appointment of the Full-time Faculty Member
a. Cover letter
b. Curriculum Vitae, including
1) Photo
2) Contact information (E-mail address and Telephone No.)
3) Education, research list, and other relevant information
4) All the information concerning degrees and experience must have the exact

period with the starting and ending date (at least the year and the month)
c. Letter of recommendation
d. All the degree (graduation) certificates listed on the curriculum vitae
e. All the transcripts listed on the curriculum vitae
f. All the career certificates listed on the curriculum vitae
g. Thesis of the degrees(Dissertations) (PDF Files are acceptable)
h. A copy of the data page(s) of the applicant’s passport
- None of these may be neglected

*Applicants may send their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a copy of photo identification by email or fax. ([email protected])
*Finalists will be required to submit the original copies of the above documentation and other relevant materials (e.g. transcripts, career certificates, and other documents)
*Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview

Contact Address
Dr. Jeong-Gyu Kim (Department Chair)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 82-53-580-5144
Fax: 82-53-580-5163
Address: Department of American Studies, Keimyung University
1095 Dalgubeol-Daero, Dalseo-Gu, Daegu, Korea 42601

Information about Keimyung University can be found at

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