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Assistant Professor of EFL at Woosong University in Daejeon, South Korea, starting March 2020

Posted By: Woosong University <[email protected]>
Date: Monday, 2 December 2019, at 1:09 p.m.

Woosong University is seeking experienced, qualified candidates to fill positions as non-tenure track assistant professors of EFL, starting in March 2020.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
We will only contact candidates who:
Meet the requirements for E2-visa status ( F and E1 visa holders can also apply ) in South Korea, and
Possess either a master's degree ( education, English, TEFL, or linguistics preferred ) and 2 years of verifiable university English teaching experience acquired after the master’s degree or a Ph. D. or Ed. D. ( with experience taken into account but not required ).
Teaching experience at the primary or secondary level, with a teaching license, is acceptable, but it must come from the country that issued the applicant’s passport.

Work experience must be:
Full-time English teaching at a university, college or corporation ( not from private academies ) and
Verifiable through letters from employers with explicit dates or certificates of employment.

Successful applicants will complete an in-country medical exam.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Non-tenure Track Assistant Professor, General English Language ( GEL )*
Teach a variety of credit and noncredit English as Foreign Language classes and
Complete a maximum of 20 hours teaching per week, in addition to 4 office hours weekly and 2 hours of bi-weekly professional development ( which is organized by the university ).
Classes are taught from Monday to Friday during the morning, afternoon, and evening.

*Bilingual ( Korean and English ) GEL professors who can translate and interpret may have opportunities for administrative duties.

STARTING SALARY
2,700,000 to 3,500,000 Korean Won per month

BENEFITS
One-time bonus ( an additional 300,000 Won after your first month and 700,000 Won upon contract completion ) for all first year teachers.
One month's additional salary, which is paid as a bonus upon the completion of a second year’s contract and every year contract thereafter, depending upon your annual performance evaluation results.
Six weeks of paid vacation each year.
Basic health insurance: National Health Insurance plan.
Private Pension Fund ( approximately 8% of your salary per month ).
New faculty mentoring program for professors new to Korea or Woosong.
Faculty discount of 40% at Woosong Kindergarten for professors with children.

Housing
Single professors will receive a housing stipend* of 400,000 Korean Won per month and may use it to rent from Woosong a partially-furnished apartment near campus ( for their first year only and based on availability ) or to rent private accommodations.
Married professors will receive a housing stipend* of 500,000 Korean won per month. If two professors are married to each other and are working for Woosong as a couple, they will each receive a housing stipend* of 400,000 Korean Won monthly.
*The housing stipend does not include key money, and Woosong will not provide key money, advancements, or loans to its employees.

CONTRACT PERIOD
One year contract, starting September 1st and renewable upon satisfactory performance.

GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM OFFERINGS
The Multimedia-Assisted Language Learning ( M.A. TESOL-MALL ) graduate degree program at Woosong University ( https://tesolmall.weebly.com/ ) offers a 50% discount on tuition for Woosong staff members and their families. The Master of Business Administration ( M.B.A. ) graduate degree program at our international business school, SolBridge ( http://www.solbridge.ac.kr/ ) also offers a variety of scholarships. Both programs are taught solely in English.

APPLICATION PROCESS
First screening: please submit the following to the Woosong Hiring Committee via email ( at [email protected] ):
Résumé and cover letter;
Scans of your bachelor’s, master’s, and/or doctoral degree diplomas;
Scans of proofs of employment ( employment verification letters ); and
A scan of the photo/information and signature pages of your passport.
We will contact applicants whose qualifications meet our requirements. Due to the volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to everyone. We appreciate your understanding.

Applicants who are offered a position will need to submit a copy, which is apostilled, of their highest degree’s diploma, as well as apostilled criminal records check from their home country and from any country in which they have lived for more than six months out of the last five years. For more Information, go to http://www.woosong.org/wli.

Contact Information: Email the hiring committee at: [email protected]

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