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Hiring Assistant Professors for English Classes in Seoul and Ilsan, South Korea

Posted By: Dongguk University <[email protected]>
Date: Sunday, 5 August 2018, at 11:03 p.m.

Dongguk University, Seoul and Ilsan Campus, is hiring Assistant Professors for the Dharma College Foreign Language Center

# Enthusiastic, responsible instructors for academic English programs required for credit and non-credit classes at Dongguk University, Seoul and Ilsan Campus

# Contract for the 2018-2020 academic year (2yrs contract starting from September 2018)


1. Native English speakers (with nationalities only from the countries listed below)
- UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, Canada, South Africa and New Zealand (7 countries)

2. A. Master's degree holder with two years' experience as a full-time instructor at college(s) in Korea or;
B. PhD Degree holder

- TESOL / CELTA certification is preferable

- Applicants who do not meet the above requirements will be excluded automatically. Please check the above requirements before applying for this position.

B. POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 6 or more (*subject to change )


1. If necessary, the applicant may be required to teach at the Ilsan Campus also

2. Teach a minimum of 12 hours of credit classes per week (mostly general English courses)

3. Additional two hours per week of English Clinic / English Zone (non-paid work)

4. Teach at least 4 days per week (5 days per week, if necessary)

5. Available to teach non-credit classes (overtime, paid work)

6. Available to participate in work for both the university and the Dharma College as required

7. Need to be available to teach for up to one month in each of the two vacation periods, as required (overtime, paid work)


1. Salary
- Basic salary: KRW 3 million per month
- Overtime pay (Credit class): KRW 22,000 per hour (day) / KRW 33,000 per hour (evening)
- Non-credit class pay: KRW 50,000 per hour (English Programs)
- Summer & Winter session pay: KRW 51,000 per hour

2. Incentives
- Bonuses paid twice a year based on a professor’s performance
- Maximum KRW 2,000,000 per semester (subject to change)

3. Paid vacation (summer and winter)

4. Medical insurance (National Health Insurance)

5. Group medical Insurance

6. The Korean Teachers' Pension

7. Dongguk University Hospital discount

8. Shared office, computer, and other office equipment

9. Dongguk staff kindergarten

All documents must be submitted either by mail (NOT E-mail) or hand.

1. Dongguk University application form
(Go to and click "Hiring Assistant Professors for the DCFLC" on the main page, you will see a document named 'Application Form 2018.doc', click and download it.)

- Please put the name of your position indicated on your certificate of employment in "Title/Position" box on your application form.

2. Publication List(if applicable)
* Applicant who have KCI-level paper(s) is preferred.

3. Resume (Curriculum Vitae)

4. Cover letter

5. Outline your 'teaching philosophy' in one paragraph (maximum).

6. Copy of passport (mandatory) / alien registration card(if applicable)

7. Original copy of certificate of employment (Proof of work experience)

8. A letter of recommendation from Korean employers

9. Copy of university diploma(s) and transcript(s)

- 1 copy of each diploma of attained and academic transcripts (Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral, GPA)

- Each certificate MUST be sealed with Apostille(except degrees from USA or Canada).

- Please see the website below regarding the "Apostille seal".

- Those called for interview should bring the original of their university diploma(s) and transcript(s) on the interview day.

10. A recent Identification Photo


1. Due date: May 28th, 2018(Mon)

2. Where to:

- By hand (Business hours: 9 AM ~ 5 PM / Lunch Time : 12 PM ~ 1 PM)
: Dharma College Foreign Language Center, #540(5th Floor) Hyehwa hall, Dongguk University
(For directions: Go to Please click "Hiring Assistant Professors for the DCFLC" on the main page. Click a document named "map" for directions.)

- By mail:
Please mail the documents (email applications are NOT acceptable) to arrive
by May 28th, 2018(Mon) to:
* Address:
Danielle Hwang
Dharma College Foreign Language Center
#540(5th Floor) Hyehwa hall, Dongguk University
30, Pildong-ro 1-gil, Jung-gu, 04620, Seoul
E-mail: [email protected] / Tel : +82 2 2260 3470

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(04620) 서울시 중구 필동로1길 30 동국대학교 혜화관 540호
E-mail: [email protected] / Tel : +82 2 2260 3470

- Email applications are NOT acceptable


1. Applicants who do not fulfill the necessary requirements will be excluded from the screening.

2. Applicants without Dongguk University application forms or applicants applying via email will be excluded from the screening.

3. All the information in the Dongguk University application forms and resumes should correspond to what is in the diplomas, certificates, and all the other relevant documents. If not, applicants may be excluded from the screening.

4. In case of submitting photocopied documents, applicants must submit the original to Foreign Language Center of Dongguk University and have the original one and the photocopied one collated. The confirmation of collation should be indicated in the photocopied documents.

5. Submitted documents will not be returned to applicants.


1. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted after 5PM on June 4th, 2018.

2. Interviews are on June 8th ~ 9th, 2018.

3. We will inform you whether or not you have being successful on June 12th, 2018.

-Schedule may change depending on unforeseen circumstances.

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