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Assistant Professor of Asian Philosophy, Yonsei University (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Underwood International College of Yonsei University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Asian Philosophy
AOS categories Asian Philosophy
AOC Asian Philosophy
AOC categories Asian Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Incheon, Incheon, South Korea
Start date March or September 2017
Job description

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University, Korea invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Asian Philosophy at the Yonsei International Campus in Songdo, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Candidates with a Ph.D. in Asian Philosophy or related field will be considered for the position. The main teaching assignment will be World Philosophy (introductory philosophy class) and/or Critical Reasoning. Additionally, the candidate must be willing to teach a first-year, college-wide lecture course in Eastern Civilizations on a rotating basis. 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 or September 1, 2017. Compensation includes a competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, subsidized housing (for up to 6 years), a relocation package, and start-up research funds. 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 50 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 apply online at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp, including a short letter of application detailing research and teaching interests, writing sample, c.v., sample teaching syllabi, and teaching evaluations. Complete student evaluations from all of your recent teaching assignments are preferable. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent by email to uic_faculty@yonsei.ac.krAll materials should be submitted by 23:59 Monday, October 31, 2016 KST(15:59 Tuesday, November 1, 2016 PST). Prospective applicants are encouraged to look at our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr. If you have not heard from us by December 15th, 2016, then please assume that you have not been short-listed at this stage of the application process. Short-listed candidates will be asked to schedule a video-conferencing interview. For further questions about the position, please contact Prof. Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen (nikolaj@yonsei.ac.kr).

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application....
Email to apply
Hard deadline October 31, 2016, 11:59pm KST
Contact
Web address for more information http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr
Contact name Prof. Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen
Contact email
Contact phone 82-32-749-3009
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Time created September 26, 2016, 8:41am EST
Scheduled expiry date October 31, 2016, 11:59pm KST
Expired on November 2, 2016, 12:46am KST
Last updated February 20, 2017, 3:00pm EST
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