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

Underwood International College of Yonsei University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Asian Philosophy with a focus on East Asia
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
Start date March 1, 2021
Job description

Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly selective 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 70 different countries.

Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the UIC Common Curriculum at the Yonsei International Campus in Songdo, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Area of specialization is Asian philosophy, with a focus on East Asia. An ability and willingness to teach Critical Reasoning, as well as a course on 'Eastern Civilization', is required. Candidates should have a firm commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education. Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester. The starting date is March 1, 2021. 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. Our benefit package includes: an excellent retirement plan, reimbursement for moving expenses, housing support for up to three years and more.

Interested applicants should apply online at


and submit by mail hard copies of the required documents listed in the job announcement on this website by Sept 14, 2020.

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

Short-listed candidates will be asked to schedule a video-conferencing interview. For further questions about the position, please contact Prof. Natalja Deng ([email protected]).

How to apply
Application type Other
Hard deadline September 4, 2020, 7:59pm KST
Web address for more information http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application....
Contact name Natalja Deng
Contact email
Time created June 8, 2020, 1:52pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date September 4, 2020, 7:59pm KST
Expired on September 5, 2020, 8:46pm KST
Last updated November 5, 2020, 3:00pm UTC
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