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2018 Tenure Track Position in pre-1800 European Literature
Jan 2, 2018  |  Read: 1,227

Tenure-track Position in pre-1800 European literature

Underwood International College, Yonsei University, Korea


The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in pre-1800 European literature at the international campus in Songdo, Incheon, located in the greater Seoul metropolitan region. We welcome applications from scholars specializing in any European national literary tradition and genre. The starting date is September 1, 2018. Applicants should have received their Ph.D. by August 1, 2017 and have at least one subsequent year of postdoctoral research/teaching experience. Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 courses) per semester. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, fully-subsidized off-campus housing (up to 6 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package.


Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly competitive undergraduate program at South Korea’s most prestigious private university, and it combines the intimate atmosphere and low student-faculty ratio of a liberal arts college with the resources of a major research university. All instruction is in English, and the student body represents over 70 different countries. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.


Due to university regulations concerning transparency in the hiring process, applicants must apply online at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp and mail copies of the documents listed below to the following address:

 Mr. Janghwan Sohn
Underwood International College, Yonsei University
# 301, Daewoo Annex Hall, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu,
Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea
T: +82-2-2123-3926


Required Documents:

1. 2x Online Application Form and 1x Religious Background (available for print online).

2. A USB containing the dissertation abstract and dissertation.

3. 2x List of publications. 
* These must follow the University’s designated form.
* Major publications (up to three) should be written below “Main Achievements.”
    {Download link - List of publications}

4. A USB containing the list of publications and the summary of publications.

5. At least two recommendation letters (from two or more professors in the same program or field). 
* The college and department to which the applicant is applying must be clearly indicated with the full name of the applicant.  
* The letters must be sealed and signed on the sealed line or completely sealed.

6. Originals or copies of research work after March 2014. 
* Research work that is expected to be published is acceptable, if provided together with documentary evidence.

7. Diplomas (or Certificate of Graduation) and Transcripts from B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. 
* Copies are allowed, but original documents must be submitted upon request.

8. Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information.
     {Download link – Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information} 

9. Letter of application, C.V., and sample syllabi.


Completed applications must be received by Friday, February 23, 2018. Short-listed applicants will be interviewed over Skype in early March. For additional information, please contact Prof. Kelly Walsh (kswalsh@yonsei.ac.kr); prospective applicants are encouraged to visit our website at https://uic.yonsei.ac.kr

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