2015-10-16 Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul

Job Title: Full-time Assistant Professor (non-tenure track, 2 positions)

Start of Employment: March 1st, 2016

Contract Period: 1 academic year (2 year upon request), renewable upon mutual agreement

Professor Duties: 

- Teach 14 hours per week for two 16 weeks semester (English Conversation Credit Courses with opportunities to teach electives)

- Hold 3 office hours per week

- Attend weekly meetings

- Support departmental development (e.g., committee assignments)

- Participate in curriculum and materials development

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master's degree in any of the following subjects: TESOL, Applied Linguistics, CALL, and related fields. (An assessment of the candidate's English language proficiency may be required as part of the hiring process.)

- 4 years of documented experience in the field required (Years spent completing  study/research/teaching during a graduate degree program will be counted towards those 4  years, e.g., 2 year MA program plus 2 additional years teaching experience, or 1 year MA program plus 3 additional years teaching experience)

* Candidates must have qualified degree in hand at the time of application deadline. 

* The applications of those who do not meet these qualifications will not be reviewed.

Hiring Priorities: We are particularly interested in hiring teachers with specialized qualifications and/or experience in CALL, ICC (Intercultural Communication), curriculum development, materials development, and language testing/assessment. Experience with MOODLE is also preferred. 

Department: The Institute for Language Education and Research (ILER) provides a variety of language programs to serve the University's English, Korean, Chinese and Japanese learning needs. The ILER has built a qualified, knowledgeable, and supportive faculty where collaboration is valued to design curriculum relevant for our particular students' needs. Programs are largely based on a teacher-created, standardized curriculum. There are currently 20 full-time faculty positions. We have a dedicated language center building which houses all needed facilities: professors' offices, administration offices, conference hall, conversation classrooms with round tables, etc. The ILER is a developing PLC (Professional Learning Community), focused on modernizing curriculum, expanding opportunities for research and publication, and fostering a spirit of intercultural exchange.

Salary and Benefits:

- 3 million Korean Won (KRW) per month (36,000,000 KRW per year)

- 600,000 KRW annual salary increase upon contract renewal

- Overtime rates range from 30,000~45,000 KRW/hour depending on the program

- 10 million KRW Key Money (loan towards deposit for off-campus housing) 

- One-month salary as severance bonus for each successful contract year

- Subsidized public pension premiums

- Subsidized national health insurance

- Supplemental health insurance for disability and hospitalization

- 1 million KRW relocation stipend for candidates residing outside of Korea

- Large office shared with one other professor

- Opportunities to audit university Korean language classes and a 200,000 KRW reimbursement for classes taken outside of university

Application Documents:

(We kindly ask you to NOT zip your application materials.)

- Cover letter

- Curriculum vitae

- Applicant Information Document

- Copies of transcripts

- One letter of recommendation including contact numbers

- Copies of diplomas and teaching certificates (e.g. TESOL/TEFL/TESL/CELTA certificate)

- Certificate of employment or employer’s letter that verifies employment period

How to Apply: Send your email application to seoultech.iler@gmail.com. Be sure to include your 

full name in the subject line. 

Application Deadline: November 6th, 2015 

* Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Interview Date (Tentative): November 24th, 2015 (Video interviews through Skype or Google Hangout will be scheduled for overseas applicants.)

University Homepage: http://www.seoultech.ac.kr

Department Homepage: http://language.seoultech.ac.kr

Department MOODLE Homepage: http://moodle.seoultech.ac.kr