2013 Tenure-Track Job Application: Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) and Literature, Yonsei University
The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites
applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of
Creative Writing and Literature to teach at the Sinchon Campus in
Seoul, South Korea. The ideal candidate will have an MFA and/or Ph.D.,
a significant publication record (at least one full-length book with a
reputable publisher, or the equivalent), and demonstrated excellence
in teaching. Candidates should be able to teach creative writing
courses in more than one genre as well as introductory classes in
literary studies, and supervise theses projects for the creative
Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester.
The starting date is September 2013. Compensation includes competitive
salary, health insurance and other benefits, fully-subsidized housing
(for up to 6 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package.
Yonsei University's Underwood International College is a highly
competitive program at South Korea's most prestigious private
university, and 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 40 different countries. As part of Yonsei
University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are
only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.
Interested applicants should send a letter of application and c.v. by
email to email@example.com, mentioning CREATIVE WRITING in the subject
line. Review of applications will take place from November 1, 2012.
Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit 3 letters of
recommendation, a writing sample, and sample syllabi.
For additional information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Prof.
Anthony Adler (firstname.lastname@example.org). For information about the
creative writing certificate at UIC, you may contact Prof. Loren
Goodman (email@example.com) Prospective applicants are also
encouraged to visit our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.