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Job Announcement: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

English; General Linguistics: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea


Employer: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
English Linguistics
http://hufs.ac.kr/eng/
Job Location: Seoul, Korea, South
Title: Professor
Rank: Full Professor
Asst/Assoc Professor
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.1875
Date Submitted: 30-Apr-2013
Job Description: The Department of English Linguistics of the College of English at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in Seoul will interview candidates during the next four weeks for three teaching positions that begin in the fall semester of 2013, and/or for the spring semester of 2014: two candidates with PhD’s in Linguistics; one candidate with an MA or MS in Linguistics and/or TESL. Only those with these qualifications need apply.

Faculty members at HUFS are required to publish academically. Depending on the quality of the journals in which one publishes, remuneration between 1 million KRW and 10 million KRW will be awarded for each paper published. The university also supports attendance at selected international conferences one time each year per faculty member.

The contract is for 2 semesters of 16 weeks each, teaching 8 hours per week (PhD), or 12 hours per week (MA). The pay ranges from 3.2 million KRW per month to 4.7 million KRW per month, based on education, years of teaching, and publications, and is non-negotiable. Housing is available.

Please send a cover letter and resume or CV to Lyman McLallen at the contact email address below. The deadline for accepting applications is Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Candidates should be available for an interview as early as Monday, May 27, 2013. If selected for an interview, candidates will need to bring a full application package to the interview, which includes:
- Certificates of employments (with weekly teaching hours for part-time work)
- Copies of diplomas: BA, MA, and PhD
- Research publication list
- Resume or CV
- 3 photos
- A copy of passport

And if coming with family members:
- Marriage certificate
- Children’s birth certificates
- Photos of family members
- Copies of passport

Note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 22-May-2013
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Professor Lyman  McLallen
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