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2013 Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Fiction) and Literature, Yonsei University
Oct 25, 2012  |  Read: 4,322
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 writing certificate.
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.
YonseiUniversity's Underwood International College is a highly competitiveprogram at South Korea's most prestigious private university,and combines the intimate atmosphere and low student-faculty ratio ofa liberal arts college with the resources of a major researchuniversity. 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 uic@yonsei.ac.kr, 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 (aadler@yonsei.ac.kr). For information about the creative writing certificate at UIC, you may contact Prof. Loren Goodman (lorengoodman@yonsei.ac.kr) Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.

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