2017-4-27 / Kunsan National University / Dept of English Lang & Lit / Visiting Professor

Kunsan National University – Department of English Language & Literature


▶ Job Position: Visiting Professor

▶ Location: (68 Miryong-dong) 558 Daehangno, Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, Republic of Korea

▶ Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

▶ Contract Duration: Sept. 1, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2018 (1 year contract term) (Contract is renewable with mutual agreement)

▶ Class Content:

For undergraduates: Major classes (ex. English Conversation, English Composition, Global Issues in English, etc.), Liberal arts courses (ex. Practical English Writing)

For graduates: Major classes (ex. English Teaching)

▶ Qualification: ※ E-1 Visa

1) 4 years of teaching experience (elementary/middle/high school, community college, or university) with B.A. in English Literature, English Language Teaching, Education, or related fields.

2) 2 years of teaching experience with M.A. in English Literature, English Language Teaching, Education, or related fields.

▶ Working Conditions: 12 teaching hours; the five-day workweek. (Overtime teaching hours a week are paid out at 30,000 won/hour).

▶ Salary & Benefit:

The salary is calculated and based on the regulations of National University and the regulations of Kunsan National University.

Annual salary is 27,000,000 won for a first-year visiting professor.

The newly appointed visiting professor is a pay step(호봉) 9. Every year, the pay step raises by 1.

The salary also raises as the pay step raises.

From the pay step 10, small amount of additional pay for diligence(정근수당) will be added.

From the pay step 14, another additional pay for diligence(정근수당가산금) will be added.

Visiting Professor in KNU can reach up to the pay step 33, and the annual salary will be 49,217,000 in total.

※ Paid Vacation: In summer and winter break (which are between the semesters) the visiting professor is fully paid.


▶ Accommodation: The university offers a studio at the low rental price.

studio with one-room : 89,000 won/month

studio with one-living room and one-bedroom : 99,000 won/month

studio with one-living room and two-bedroom : 119,000 won/month

(※ No utilities incl)


▶ Others:

A large private office with phone, computer, and internet is provided.

Benefit includes retirement pension and health insurance.


For further information or to submit your application documents, you may contact:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and other relevant information if you are interested in this position.