Full-time Faculty Positions for Spring Semester, 2021 (Seoul, Korea)

Full-time Faculty Positions for Spring, 2021 ! 

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  1. Fields


Korean Language & Literature : Modern Poetry , Oral Literature

History : Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming Dynasty

Philosophy : Ethics

American Culture : American Cultural Studies

European Languages and Cultures : The Modern German Literature

Psychology : Clinical Psychology / Counseling Psychology

Chemistry : Physical Chemistry

Electronic Engineering : Intelligent Semiconductor(device, circuit, system) ,

Artificial Intelligence(Algorithm,System Design)

Computer Science and Engineering : Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering : Next Generation Energy,

Chemical Materials(Material Processing and computer simulation included)

Mechanical Engineering : Robotics, Autonomous Vehicle, Control System,

Mechanics, Design, and Manufacture for Fourth Industrial Revolution

Economics : Urban/Real Estate Economics, Public/Health Economics, Applied Economics

Business Administration/ MBA : LSOM(Service Operations Management)



Global MBA Track(Business Administration, Non-tenured)

Media & Entertainment : Film & Theatre

Art & Technology : Media Art & Technology (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality)

Graduate School of Theology : Medieval Philosophy

Graduate School of International Studies :International Relations

Graduate School of MOT: Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Strategy & Policy)

Critical Global Studies Institute : Korean Contemporary Politics in Memory and Memory Studies,

STS, East Asian Modernity and Memory Studies


  • Qualifications
    1. a) Applicants must be eligible for appointment according to the regulations governing private universities and are required to have a doctoral degree in the relevant field in hand by the appointment start date.

    - For History, Business Administration and MBA, this is an Assistant Professor position.

    - For American Culture, this is for those who can teach all undergraduate and graduate classes

    in English.

    - For MBA (Global MBA Track), this is for those who can teach in Chinese.

    - For Media & Entertainment, M.F.A. degree holder can apply for this position.

    - For Graduate School of International Studies, this is for those who can teach in English.

    (All courses are taught in English at GSIS)

    - For Graduate School of MOT, Priority on Industrial Policy & Entrepreneurship Lectures.


    1. b) Applicants must have 200 or more points in qualifying publications dated no earlier than September 1, 2017 (including the Ph.D. dissertation).

    For detailed criteria on qualifying publications and points see: Directions -> Tips when completing publication list.


    1. c) Applicants must be able to teach at least one course each semester in English.

    - In the case of applicants for Korean Language & Literature, European Languages and Cultures and MBA (Global MBA Track), English-language teaching is not obligatory.

    - In the case of applicants for Graduate School of MOT(Management of Technology), English-language teaching is not obligatory until the end of February, 2025.

  • Appointment Date : March 1, 2021.

  • Evaluation Process
  • Stage




    Application Review

    - Research record

    - Correspondence with advertised field and area of specialization

    - Teaching experience

    - Educational background


    Specialization Review

    Research Record Evaluation

    - Publication record

    - Qualitative level of journals in which papers have been published

    - Potential for future research development

    Open Lecture

    - Quality of open lectures (contents, methodology, and ability to handle questions and comments)

    - Student responses to open lectures



    - Overall qualifications and aptitude as an educator

    - Potential to contribute to Sogang University

    * Criteria and procedures may vary across departments.


  • Initial Application Period:
  • From August 24, 11:00 a.m., to September 7, 2020, 5:00 p.m., local time in Seoul.

    - Applicants who fail to submit all application forms (via the online application system) within the specified period will be considered to have withdrawn their applications and will be excluded from the screening process.



    • Application Process


    1) Process for 1st stage of application

    ① Visit http://professor.sogang.ac.kr and set up an account

    ② Login to your account

    ③ Complete the Internet Application Form

    [Application form] Save → [Publication List form] Save → [Self-introduction form] Save → [Submit] → [Check and confirm the receipt number of submission] → [Completion of application]

    ※ Even after clicking on “Save” each time after completing the Application Form, Publication List, and Self-Introduction Form (Personal Statement) respectively, the submission process will not be complete unless you click on the “Submit” button before the closing time for applications, and failure to do so means you will not be included in the list of candidates to be evaluated and will be excluded from the hiring process. (Please check and confirm your receipt number after submitting your application).

    ④ Certificates of Acceptance for publications and any other additional documents needed for initial applications to certain departments should be uploaded to the online “File Box” on the Application Site.


    2) Process for 2nd stage of application: This only concerns successfully shortlisted applicants

    ① Print out application documents from the online application site (application form, list of research publications, self-introduction) and sign them.

    ② Prepare research materials and other additional materials (specified when the shortlisted applicants are contacted).

    ③ Indicate the list of contents on the outside of the envelope when submitting the documents.

    ④ All required documents should be included under a single cover and submitted either in person or by mail.

    * Applicants who are accepted for the second and third stages of the hiring process will be notified. They will have to supply copies of a number of recently published papers for evaluation, and come to Sogang University to give an open lecture and be interviewed. Candidates living overseas may be eligible for a travel and accommodation grant; detailed information may be obtained from the Office of Academic Administration.


    For more information, please visit http://professor.sogang.ac.kr and read the “Invitation Announcement“ and the “Guide to Application“ carefully.