Assistant Professor of Economics

George Mason University Korea
Korea, Republic of
Competitive Salary
Aug 13, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

George Mason University, Korea (GMUK) invites applications for a position in Economics at the assistant rank starting Spring 2021 (February). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics and be prepared to teach introductory courses on macroeconomics and microeconomics, as well as upper division electives including international economic policy.  Competitive candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.  Experience and enthusiasm for teaching an international student population is a plus. 


This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The compensation package is competitive, and all international hires include support for relocation expenses (airfare and shipping allowance), furnished housing, annual leave travel allowance, dependent educational expenses, and health insurance in Korea’s excellent health care system. 


How To apply:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents to University hiring site:

A cover letter that explains your interest in the position and highlights your teaching, research, and any other relevant experience;

Current curriculum vitae;

At least three references with full contact information. References will not be contacted without consent from applicants. 


Application materials should be received by September 15, 2020, and review of materials will begin immediately thereafter.


About George Mason Korea

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top “R1” ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs.

George Mason, Korea, is George Mason’s international branch campus in Songdo, South Korea.  Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University’s commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern “smart” city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea’s Incheon International Airport—around a half hour by car—as well as to the capital city of Seoul—around an hour by car.

Further information on Mason Korea can be found at:

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