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2019 Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Culture & Design Management, Underwood International College, Yonsei University
Jan 11, 2019  |  Read: 1,495

2019 Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Culture & Design Management,

Underwood International College, Yonsei University


The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Culture & Design Management (CDM) to teach at the International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region.


We welcome applications with excellent level of English proficiency and more than 1 year of educational experience after obtaining Ph. D degree.


The appointment will begin from September 1st, 2019. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits. Additionally, non-Korean citizens are eligible for fully subsidized housing (for up to 3 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package.


1. Areas of recruitment & Eligibility

  • (1) Recruiting areas
  •   - Product/Service Design
  •   - Design Management
  •   - Culture and Art Management
  • (2) Ph.D. in Design/Culture Management or related areas.
  • (3) Candidates with academic degrees or research interest across multiple disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • (4) Strong research and/or professional credentials, and a firm commitment to undergraduate education.


2. Application materials


(1) Completed Online Application Form and Religious Background

      Link: http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp

(2) Curriculum vitae & cover letter

(3) Ph. D dissertation abstract (PDF/MS-Word/HWP format)                           

(4) Official diploma and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.)                               

(5) A research/teaching statement (teaching philosophy)                                              

(6) Sample Syllabi                                 

(7) Teaching Evaluations (Complete student evaluations from all of your recent teaching assignments are preferable)

(8) The list & the summary of research publication(s)

     * {Download - Attached}

     * For main achievements (up to three), please check "Main Achievement" in the list of research records

(9) Zip file containing the list & the summary of research publications file above (in PDF or MS-Word format)                        

     * Each publication (or equivalent documentation for exhibitions and performances) should be published after March 2015

(10) Ph.D. dissertation (PDF format)

(11) Statement of Religious Affiliations

(12) Two letters of recommendation (From two or more professors (professionals) in the same program or field)

     * The applicant's full name, the name of the school/program the applicant is applying must be specified in the letter.

(13) Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information

     * {Download - Attached}


Application period
Deadline : 17:00 Friday, February 1st, 2019


Mailing Address

Ms. Jeesun Kim

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

Seoul 03722, Republic of Korea

T: +82-2-2123-3926


Evaluation criteria & Process


Stage 1) Suitability for the advertised major

: The applicant's suitability for the advertised position will be evaluated


Stage 2) Academic records and overall achievements

: The applicant's academic excellence, teaching or research abilities, publication records will be comprehensively evaluated during this process


Stage 3) Open lecture/interview

: Short-listed applicants will be invited for an open lecture and interview. Presentation skills, academic potentials and overall qualifications will be evaluated.




Prof. Jeehyun Lee,
Program Chair of Culture and Design Management, Underwood International College


About Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Field:

The Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Field focus on interdisciplinary approaches covering various field of interest from regional studies, art, business, social sciences, to humanities. Students not only specialize in their respective fields, but also learn to explore and utilize the broader perspectives and framework that are requisite in today’s workplace, whether it be the public sector, multinational corporations, NGOs, or academia.

About Culture & Design Management Major:
The Culture & Design Management (CDM) major aims to nurture global experts and entrepreneurs who can plan, produce, and distribute cultural contents through a convergence among culture, design, technology, and management. The interdisciplinary curriculum of CDM prepares students with competitive knowledge and skills required to excel in cultural industry. The graduates of CDM may pursue their careers in primarily three fields: 1) design & service planner, design consultant, or cultural contents creator in major culture-based companies, 2) creative director, game producer, or 3D artist in IT firms, and 3) brand marketer or art curator. The flexible and integrated nature of CDM curriculum allows students to choose their long-term goals as managers, designers, or entrepreneurs.

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