The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites applications for 10 two-year renewable Underwood teaching fellowships with rank of Assistant Professor. All teaching will be at the International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Successful candidates will be principally responsible for conducting discussion sections in the first-year humanities curriculum, but will also have the opportunity to teach small writing-intensive seminars on subjects of their choosing and other core courses within the common curriculum depending on area of expertise.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in literature, history (including history of science), philosophy, classics, art history, rhetoric, or other humanistic disciplines, with a specialization in either Eastern or Western traditions, have strong research credentials, and be firmly committed to liberal-arts undergraduate education. Applicants must have degree in hand by beginning of appointment. Applicants must either be non-Korean citizens, or have completed all post-secondary education outside of Korea.
Teaching requirements are 9 credit-hours per semester, with one or two separate preparations. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance, relocation package, housing subsidy, and other benefits. The starting date is either March or September 2013.
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.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, dissertation abstract, c.v. and a statement of teaching philosophy before Nov. 15th by email to email@example.com. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a sample syllabus for a first-year seminar, and teaching portfolio. For additional information, please contact Prof. Anthony Adler (firstname.lastname@example.org). Prospective applicants are also encouraged to look at our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.