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Non-Tenure Track Position in Integrated Science and Engineering Division
Jul 16, 2018  |  Read: 1,584

Non-Tenure Track Teaching Position in Integrated Science and Engineering Division (ISED)

Underwood International College, Yonsei University, South Korea


The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applications for a full time non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Integrated Science and Engineering Division to teach at the International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region in South Korea.


We are particularly interested in those with strong academic backgrounds and teaching interest in science-related fields including bio-convergence, nano-science and engineering, renewable energy, global climate change, or water resources.


We welcome applications with excellent level of English proficiency, who are holding Ph. D. degree in any related academic field, more than 1 year of research or educational experience after obtaining Ph. D degree. We expect successful candidates will teach and mentor students in English as a first language. We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills with experiences with college-level teaching. Particularly, research experiences and teaching interest with global perspectives are preferred.


The appointment will begin from March 2nd, 2019. Teaching responsibilities are typically 12 credit-hours (4 classes) per semester and the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in English. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits. Additionally, Yonsei University may consider providing subsidized housing conditional on review (for up to 3 years) for non-Korean citizens.


Short-listed candidates will be invited for presentation and interview. For additional information, please contact the UIC office or a professor on the following list. Prospective applicants are also encouraged to look at our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.


•  Submitting Documents

Interested applicants must apply online at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp and also submit the original copies of the required documents to the following mailing address by the deadline. Application without submitting the required documents will not be considered for evaluation.


•  Mailing Address

Mr. Janghwan Sohn

Daewoo Annex Hall #301, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu

Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea

T: +82-2-2123-3926


•  Application Deadline: 17:00 Tuesday, August 14th 2018

Documents arriving after the deadline will not be accepted.


•  Submitting Documents:

  1. 2x Online Application Form and 1x Religious Background

    (Available for print online)

  2. A USB containing the Ph.D. Dissertation

  3. 2x List of publications (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. Two recommendation letters (from professors or professionals in the same program or field) (The university in which the applicant is applying to and department must be clearly indicated with the full name of the applicant. It must be sealed and signed on the sealed line or completely sealed. The recommendation letters must contain the referee's actual signature.)

  6. Original or a copy of research work after March, 2015
    (Research work that is expected to be published is acceptable, if provided together with documentary evidence.)

  7. Certificate of Graduation & 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}

•  Contacts

Professor Jong Hak Kim

Program Chair of Energy and Environmental Science and Engineering major

Director of Integrated Science and Engineering Division

Underwood International College



•  About Integrated Science and Engineering Division

The Integrated Science and Engineering Division (ISED) provides an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to understanding and applying bio-science, nano-technology and energy and environmental engineering. ISED students will explore interactions between bio-science, nano-science and technology, bio and chemical engineering, integrated, fusion technology and the health care industry. The program is well-suited for students who wish to acquire a well-balanced, multidisciplinary perspective, which blends the practical and scientific frameworks necessary for becoming tomorrow’s leaders of industry.


•  About Underwood International College (UIC)

Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly competitive program at South Korea’s most prestigious private university. UIC 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 consists of only native and near-native speakers of English drawn from over 47 different countries.

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