Job Announcement

Type: Assistant Professor of Asian Philosophy
Institution: Underwood International College, Yonsei University
Location: Songdo, Incheon (South Korea)
Date: from March or September 2017
Deadline: 31.10.2016


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:

Please include 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:

All materials should be submitted by Monday, October 31, 2016.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to look at our website at:

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: niko...@yonsei.ac.kr


Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen, Director
Veritas Research Center
Underwood International College
Yonsei International Campus
85 Songdogwahak-ro
Yeonsu-gu, Songdo-dong
Incheon 406-840
South Korea
Phone: +82 032-749-3010
Email: niko...@yonsei.ac.kr


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