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Myongji University (Seoul Campus) Job Post Spring 2018

Posted By: Myongji University <[email protected]>
Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017, at 4:36 p.m.

Please Note: Myongji is only looking for applicants who are currently in the country.

About the University:
Myongji University is run by the Myongji Educational Foundation, a Christian organization dedicated to providing an education based on Christian principles. It is important to the university that all faculty members embrace this worldview and profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour. Currently, there is 1 position available for the campus located in Seoul (Sinchon area).

Job Description
Myongji University is seeking a qualified English language professor (will be issued an E-1 visa) to join a well-established program. We are looking for enthusiastic and qualified people to contribute to the focus area listed below. (16 hours/ week + some overtime possibilities) Additionally, all professors are expected to hold regular office hours and attend all staff meetings.

Teaching Focus
Core Conversation: 1 position is available for core requirement courses teaching English Conversation from a standardized curriculum. Successful applicant will be a team-oriented professional who is creative but also able to work within a standardized program.

Additional Work Opportunities
Professors may be asked to take on overtime hours in MJU’s English Café, and Myongji University also runs limited winter and summer semesters. It is the responsibility of the team as a whole to meet the needs of the university. Whenever possible, these opportunities are filled by those who volunteer to teach; however, if volunteers cannot be found, MJU may designate professors at its own discretion. Professors are paid overtime for hours beyond the contractually specified amount.

Period of Employment
March 1, 2018 – February 28, 2019

Required Qualifications
- Native English speaker from Australia, Canada, U.K or the USA
-Master’s and 2 years of full-time university credit courses
- Bachelor’s and 4 years of full-time university credit courses
-TESOL degrees or certificates preferred

Salary and Benefits:
-Qualified candidates will be offered a starting salary of 29,000,000 Won. It is paid over 12 months.
-1 month’s severance bonus at the end of the successful completion of the contract is also offered
-Professors contribute to Health Insurance and Private Teacher’s Pension Plan

The school offers a housing stipend of 600,000 Won per month to all English Conversation professors, which is paid in a lump sum together with their monthly salary.

Application Process: Final Deadline November 17th
Although applications will be accepted until Nov 17th, be aware that with the interview date set for December 1th early submission is strongly recommended. We are sorry to inform you that due to high volumes of applicants only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Phase 1
Applicants must email all the following documents before MJU will begin processing their application:
-Cover letter (including a brief description of teaching philosophy)
-Recent photo
-Copy of Diploma (original diploma must be presented at the interview)
-Copy of Transcript from all universities attended. (Please be prepared to have 1 sealed set of all transcripts sent directly to MJU from each institution you attended if you are offered a position. These are needed for processing visa applications.)
-Copy of Passport information page (present original at interview)
-Copy of the front and back of your Alien Registration Card with current visa designation clearly visible (E-1, E-2, F2-1, F-4 etc.)
-Copy of any relevant certificates (present originals at interview)
-Contact information for two references: including telephone and email addresses
Failure to produce originals at the interview will jeopardize the applicants’ chances of a job offer being extended.
These documents should be scanned and emailed in JPEG or PDF format to [email protected] addressed to Dr. Yumi Hong.

Applicants are requested to include the following information in the subject line of their application email:
Name, highest degree obtained, certificates, years of full-time university teaching experience, current visa situation (E-2, E-1, F6, or OoC for Out of Country, etc.)

e.g. (John Smith, MA Linguistics, CELTA, 3 years xp, E-1)

We apologize that due to high volumes of applicants we will focus on full applications rather than requests for more information.

Phase 2: Interviews December 1th
Successful applicants will be granted an interview at the Seoul campus and will be asked to give a teaching demonstration during the interview. Job offers will be made at the discretion of the university.

Degree Verification/Criminal Records Check/Health Check
It is the applicants’ responsibility to comply with the Ministry of Justice’s demand for Degree Verification, fingerprint-based Criminal Records Check and Health Checks. If the applicant has not already undergone this process, it is strongly recommended that applicants obtain the proper documents as soon as possible. Applicants should contact their embassy or consulate for the specific requirements for their country of origin. Failure to comply with these Korean Department of Justice requirements may jeopardize job offers.

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