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Native-speaking professors of English with a Masterís degree and at least three years of university teaching experience - Pohang, Korea

Posted By: Handong Global University <[email protected]>
Date: Monday, 15 January 2018, at 6:21 p.m.

The Department of Language Education (DLE) at HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
(H.G.U.), located in Pohang, South Korea, invites applications for
professors of English beginning this coming Spring semester of 2018.
We are looking for candidates who have a strong commitment to life-long
learning in language education and who demonstrate a firm commitment to
being a follower of Jesus Christ.


Native-speaking professors of English with a Masterís degree and at
least three years of university teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who hold M.A. Degrees in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. Qualified PHD holders will be given highest consideration.

Professors are hired for one- or two-year contracts that are renewable
based on H.G.U. administration approval.


Teach an average of 16 class credit hours per semester (32 class credit
hours per year): Additional hours at overtime rates are also sometimes available.
Maintain office hours. Actively participate in committee and department meetings.

Assist in placement testing of students if required.

Spring and fall semesters are each 16 weeks long. Teachers need to be
on campus approximately 2 weeks before the semester begins and must
attend University Faculty Retreats held prior to the beginning of each
semester. Teachers are also expected to teach one 3-week intensive
credit class per academic year (either the summer or winter semesters)
if called upon to do so, and will be paid at the H.G.U. overtime rate.

DLE Professors primarily teach undergraduate academic English classes
during the daytime on a Monday/Thursday and Tuesday/Friday schedule.
Wednesdays are set aside mainly for Faculty chapel and team meeting


a.) Salary: M.A. candidates with at least 3 years of post-degree
university teaching experience will begin with a yearly salary of
35,964,000 won (including pension contributions), with incremental
increases for each additional year of teaching experience.
b.) Semi-furnished, apartment-style housing provided on campus (if available).
Depending on the type of housing, a monthly maintenance fee and monthly
utilities is the responsibility of the professor and is subject to
payroll deductions.
c.) Paid vacation (on average, 8 weeks during each summer and winter
semester break)
d.) Subsidized medical insurance.
e.) Pension program.
f.) Airfare reimbursement up to 1,200,000 won for initial relocation
costs if coming from abroad.

Application Process:

The following should be sent by email attachment to Craig Smith,
DLE Director, at [email protected].
a. Cover Letter
b. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
c. One page statement of faith/religious beliefs
Only applicants selected for the next stage of the interview process
will be contacted.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017 (Applicant materials arriving after deadline may or may not be considered.)

E-mail Contact: Craig Smith ([email protected]) Phone #:

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