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Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the UIC Common Curriculum (EXPIRED)

Underwood International College, Yonsei University, South Korea

Job category Junior faculty / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Asian Philosophy
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Incheon, Incheon, South Korea
Start date 1 March 2024
Job description

Underwood International College, Yonsei University (South Korea)

Tenure-Track Faculty Hiring Announcement

Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the UIC Common Curriculum


Description and Qualifications

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Yonsei International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region in South Korea. 

The desired area of specialization is open but preference will be given to candidates with competency in Asian philosophy. Candidates should have a firm commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Teaching responsibilities are six credit hours (2 classes) per semester. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. prior to the appointment date. The starting date is March 1, 2024. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.

We offer competitive compensation to all employees commensurate with their experience. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance, and other benefits. Additionally, non-Korean citizens not currently living in Korea are eligible for housing support (for up to 6 years).

Application Procedure

Interested applicants must apply online at the Yonsei Faculty Recruitment Website and submit all required documents through the online system. Applications without the required documents will not be considered. If an applicant cannot upload digital copies of certain documents, such as publications, they must submit them via post to the address below.

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an online interview via Zoom.

Please e-mail Underwood Division Office ([email protected]) for inquiries regarding the submission process. For position-related inquiries, please contact Prof. Rennie Moon ([email protected]).

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to visit our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.

Application Deadline: May 17, 2023 ~ June 21, 2023, 17:00 KST

  • Documents arriving after the deadline will not be accepted due to university regulations.
  • Notice on Yonsei Information System Suspension: All Yonsei information system including the Faculty recruitment system will not be accessible from 00:00 a.m. to 04:00 a.m. (KST) on May 27th due to the server maintenance.


Documents to be uploaded with your online application:

  1. Online application form (including list of publications form as well as a single file containing both your CV and Cover Letter.)
  2. Copies of certificates of graduation & transcripts (BA, MA and PhD)
  3. PhD Dissertation
  4. Main research publications published after March 2019
    - For main achievements (up to five), please check “Main Achievement” in the list of research records on the list of publications form.
    - Either the originals or the copies of the applicant’s five main publications published after March 2019 should be submitted along with a summary of research (one page or less) for each publication.
  5. Teaching evaluations (if applicable)


For shortlisted candidates, the following documents must be sent via post:

  • The UD Office will notify shortlisted candidates of the document submission deadline via email.
  1. Original Certificates of Graduation & Transcripts (BA, MA and PhD)
  2. Two letters of recommendation (from professors or professionals in the same program or field)
    - The applicant must provide the contact information of their recommenders as part of the online application.        
    - The UD Office will send the recommendation requests to the recommender’s email addresses provided by applicants.
    - An image file (e.g. .pdf, .jpg) of the recommender’s stamp or signature should be included in the response email for your recommendation. It will not be accepted if the signature is included in an editable file format (e.g. .hwp, .doc).
    - The applicant’s full name and the name of the school/program to which the applicant is applying must be specified in the letter.
  3. Originals or copies of all publications from after March 2019 (may send them via post only in case of failing submission of files through the online system)

Mailing Address:
Underwood Division Administration

Underwood International College

Room 310, Daewoo Hall (Annex)

Yonsei University

50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu

Seoul, 03722, Republic of Korea

Telephone: +82-2-2123-3925 ([email protected])

How to apply
Application type Online
Note the hard deadline June 21, 5pm KOREAN STANDARD TIME.
Web address to apply https://faculty.yonsei.ac.kr/opening.php?mid=n02&l...
Hard deadline June 21, 2023, 5:00pm KST
Web address for more information https://faculty.yonsei.ac.kr/opening.php?mid=n02&l...
Contact name Prof. Rennie Moon
Contact email
Contact phone 82-2-2123-3925
Time created May 30, 2023, 7:52pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date June 21, 2023, 5:00pm KST
Expired on June 22, 2023, 5:46pm KST
Last updated August 22, 2023, 3:00pm UTC
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