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2013 Tenure Track Position in Creative Technology Management
Jan 9, 2013  |  Read: 3,987

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.

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
• Digital Contents Planning/Digital Contents Marketing and Distribution

The successful candidate should have
• An advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Technology Management or the associated fields of  Entrepreneurship, Management of Information Systems, Digital Contents Marketing
• As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply

The appointment will begin September 1, 2013. 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, including fully subsidized housing (for up to 6 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, Ph.D. dissertation abstract, the names of 3 referees, and C.V. by e-mail (uic@yonsei.ac.kr). Applications will be reviewed starting Feb 28th, 2013 with review continuing until the position is filled. 

Prof. Jung Hoon Lee,
Program Chair of Creative Technology Management, Techno-Art Division, UIC

Prof. Beomsoo Kim,
Steering Committee Member, Techno-Art Division, UIC


About the Creative Technology Management  Program, Techno-Art 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. 

Techno-Art Division (TAD) is a pioneering interdisciplinary undergraduate program that brings together instruction in Design, Culture, Technology and Management. The division’s goal is to educate global leaders who will translate creativity into innovation by conceptualizing, designing and managing new products and services for innovative user experience and value creation based on Information & Communication Technology (ICT). The TAD also aims to educate students in creative leadership and entrepreneurship to become experts in convergence and integration. TAD students will acquire the managerial skills that can allow them to become creative innovators in design, culture and technology. The TAD currently offers three different majors: Information & Interaction, Culture Design & Management, and Creative Technology Management.

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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