LINGUIST List 21.2274

Wed May 19 2010

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; General Ling: Asst Prof, Mokpo National U

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        1.    Sun-Young Kim, English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Mokpo National University, JeonNam, South Korea

Message 1: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Mokpo National University, JeonNam, South Korea
Date: 18-May-2010
From: Sun-Young Kim <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Mokpo National University, JeonNam, South Korea
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University or Organization: Mokpo National University Department: English Education Job Location: Muan-Gun, JeonNam, Korea, South Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


TESOL/TEFL: Full-time, Tenure Track Position (Full-time Instructor orAssistant Professor), Mokpo National University, South Korea

The Department of English Education at Mokpo National University, SouthKorea, invites one native speaker of English for a tenure track position,with specialization in TESOL, TEFL, or linguistics. The successfulcandidate will be appointed as either a full-time instructor or anassistant professor depending on teaching and research experience in thespecified field.

1. Qualifications- A Master's or doctoral degree in TESOL, TEFL, or linguistics (anapplicant with a Master's degree requires 3 years of teaching experience)- A non-Korean, native speaker of English- At least one published research paper in professional journals or paperpresented at conference (in case of single author)

2. Dutiesa) Teaching load- Lectures at the undergraduate level: minimum nine hours per week persemester- The school year consists of two semesters: the first starting in Marchand the second starting in September- Lectures at the graduate level: a three-week program during summer &winter vacationb) Other duties- Office hours- MA thesis supervision- Faculty meetings- Other general duties as a regular faculty member

3. Remunerationa) Salary will be highly competitive at the university level in Korea andcommensurate with your:- Teaching and research experiences- Performance evaluation (the incentive scheme guided by Korean government)

4. Benefits- The employment for this full-time position is secured by the Koreangovernment's employment policy and the University's employment regulations.If employed, you can be promoted to a higher position in accordance withMokpo National University regulations. The initial length of the employmentcontract is for two years or four years depending on your qualifications.- National pension and health insurance- An efficiency apartment on campus equipped with the basic utilitiescosting approximately $200 per month (available for singles only)- One-way airfare for those candidates who visit us for a job interview- One or one and a half year's sabbatical leave possible after the firstfive years of employment- University research grants

5. Application Deadline- Application materials must be received by June 17, 2010.- To apply for this position, please visit the Office of Academic Affairsor send your application package by mail. Your application must bedelivered to the office by 6 p.m. (Korean standard time), on June 17, 2010.

6. Important Dates- Application period: May 26 - June 17, 2010- Demo class and interviews: July 6, 2010- Official job offer announcement: July 29, 2010- Employment starts on September 1, 2010

7. Additional Notes- The various forms required are downloadable from the Mokpo NationalUniversity website ( Submitted documents will not be returned except for original diplomas- The University reserves the right to terminate any appointment ofapplicants if no applicant meets the announced qualifications- Short-listed candidates for a demo class and interviews will be notifiedindividually- Successful candidates will be employed on a contract basis in accordancewith University regulations- The University follows the employment rules of professors at MokpoNational University for those not specified in detail in this job announcement

Application Deadline: 17-Jun-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Sun-Young Kim Office of Academic Affairs Mokpo National University 61 DoRim-Ri, CheongGye-Myeon Muan-Gun, JeonNam 534-729 Korea, South Contact Information:
Sun-Young Kim Email: Phone: 82-61-450-2541

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