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2019 Full-time Faculty Recruitment (Underwood International College)
Mar 15, 2019  |  Read: 1,033

Tenure Track Position in Creative Technology Management

Underwood International College, Yonsei University, South Korea

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applications for a full time tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Creative Technology Management (CTM) to teach at the International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region in South Korea.

Yonsei University's UIC has recently constructed and opened "Design Factory Korea", a large dynamic 100-person collaborative workspace available for research, teaching, and corporate programming. Design Factory Korea benefits from the larger Design Factory Global Network, spanning into 21 factories around the globe.

The successful candidate will have working knowledge of the underlying academic disciplines and professional practices involved in technology management in creative industries. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who work on entrepreneurship, management, technology marketing, and/or technology valuation in creative industries. The candidate will develop and deliver core courses in Technology Management or similar classes in management disciplines related to creative industries.


We are particularly interested in those with strong teaching, professional, and research experience in one or more of the following areas:

Technology Management/Technology Strategy

Information Technology Strategy/Information Technology Management

Entrepreneurship/Venture Formation

Technology Valuation/Corporate Finance in Technology Firms


The successful candidate should have an advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Technology Management or the associated fields of Entrepreneurship or Management of Information Systems. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are accepting applications from both non-Korean and Korean (those with all overseas secondary education background preferred) citizens. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The appointment will begin September 1, 2019 or March 1, 2020. Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester and the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level in English.

Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits. Additionally, non-Korean citizens who do not reside currently in Korea are eligible for an application for housing subsidy (for up to 3 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package.


1. 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) *Please use the attached form.

    * 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 September 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 *Please use the attached form.


2. Application period
Deadline : 17:00 Friday, April 5th, 2019


3. Mailing Address

Ms. Jinwoo Nam

85 Songdogwahak-ro, Yeonsu-gu,

Incheon 21983, Republic of Korea

T: +82-2-2123-3761


4. 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. Jung Hoon Lee, 
Program Chair of Creative Technology Management, HASS Division, UIC 

About the Creative Technology Management Program, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Division 
The Creative Technology Management (CTM) major offers a premium undergraduate education for aspiring technology management professionals. The curriculum consists of three major modules that bridge IT, creative industries, and management disciplines. The IT module covers the study of the effective design, analysis, delivery and use of information systems and communication technologies. The management module establishes a foundation in fundamental management practices, including technology strategy, business models, entrepreneurship, and the allocation of venture capital. Lastly, the creative industry module rigorously seeks to inculcate creativity in its graduates. CTM graduates will be able to pursue careers as global entrepreneurs, business managers, consultants, industry analysts, and policy makers in various creative technology industries.


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 42 different countries.


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