[Elsnet-list] Announcement of Faculty Positions at Seoul National University in Korea

Sun-Young Oh sunoh at snu.ac.kr
Tue Jun 3 13:46:31 CEST 2008


Positions Announcement

 

Seoul National University (SNU) invites applications for full-time, open rank, and tenure track positions in different disciplines. SNU seeks international scholars with outstanding research and teaching credentials who will play an integral role in the development, growth, and diversity of their respective programs. 

 

In accordance with the SNU policy stated above, the Department of English Language Education, Seoul National University, is going to hire qualified foreign (non-Korean) professors. The department is also going to hire lecturers in the following areas.

 

I. CATEGORIES AND NUMBERS OF POSITIONS 

 

Category I: Tenure-track Faculty Position in SLA/Applied Linguistics

A. Number of Positions: One (1)

B. Job Descriptions

1. Will carry out the same duties as full-time professors at Seoul National University including teaching courses (3 classes (9 credit hours) per semester), conducting research, and participating in various administrative services. 

2. Will also participate in supervising and reviewing undergraduate and graduate students' thesis/ dissertations. 

C. Qualifications 

1.  Ph. D degree in Second Language Acquisition and/or Applied Linguistics with specialization in English as a Foreign/Second Language

2. Teaching Experience at the university level

3. Native or near-native English speaker with non-Korean nationality

D. Benefits

1. A rewarding and stable career structure for productive faculty members.

2. A twelve-month based salary. 

3. A comprehensive medical insurance program

4. On campus housing at substantially below-market cost

5. One semester paid research leave out of every seven semesters.

6. Intra-university research grants.

7. Reimbursement of relocation expenses.

8. The opportunity to work with dedicated student assistants of extremely high ability

 

Category II: Full-time Visiting Professor in English Teaching 

 

A. Number of Positions: One (1)

B. Job Descriptions

1. Will teach a minimum of 3 courses (3 classes, 9 credit hours) per semester of English speaking and/or writing. 

2. Will spare office hours to meet the students for consultation and inquiries.

C. Qualifications 

1. A master’s degree in an English related field (such as TESOL, linguistics, English literature, etc.)

2. Teaching experience at the university level

3. Native or near-native English speaker with non-Korean nationality

D. Benefits

1. A twelve-month based salary. The salary will depend on qualifications and career experience. (If the teaching load becomes more than 9 credit hours per semester, the payment can be readjusted.)

2. Health Insurance and other benefits equivalent to other Seoul National University full-time lecturers.

3. On campus housing at substantially below-market cost.

4. Reimbursement of relocation expenses.

5. Renewable contract. The contract will be renewed annually up to three years. (In an exceptional case, the renewal can extend beyond the three years.)

 

Category III. 

A. Number of Positions: Two (2) Full-time English Lecturers

 

B. Job Descriptions

1. Will teach a minimum of 3 courses (3 classes, 9 credit hours) per semester of English speaking and/or writing

2. Will spare office hours to meet the students for consultation and inquiries.

 

C. Qualifications 

1. A master’s degree in an English related field (such as TESOL, linguistics, English literature, etc.)

2. Native or near-native English speaker with non-Korean nationality

 

D. Payment and Others

1. 30,000,000 Won annually (roughly equivalent to US$30,000) 

2. Health Insurance and other benefits equivalent to other Seoul National University full-time lecturers.

3. On campus housing at substantially below-market cost.

4. Reimbursement of relocation expenses.

5. Renewable contract. The contract will be renewed annually up to three years. (In an exceptional case, the renewal can extend beyond the three years.)

 

 

II. APPLICATION 

A.  Deadline: June 15th, 2008. Applications can be submitted by e-mail. 

B. Submissions:

1. Personal Statement: Introduce the applicant’s specialties as well as strengths and weaknesses.

2. Resume (Attach a photo): Include educational and training background and professional experience.

3. List of Publications (The applicants will need to verify their publications later.) 

C. Contact address: Submit your applications electronically to the following e-mail address:

             Department of English Language Education :  beacest1 at snu.ac.kr

             * 82-2-880-7670 (Tel.), +82-2-889-7671(FAX)

D. When applying, please indicate to which category you are applying.

 

E. For more information and inquiries, email to: oryang at snu.ac.kr

 

 

   Prof. Oryang Kwon, Ph. D

   Chair,

   Department of English Language Education

   Seoul National University

   Seoul, 151-748, Korea

   Tel. +82-17-352-5217 (Mobile)

 

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