Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Education Department

Korea, Republic of
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

2021 Spring semester Faculty Opening Announcement

Department of Education, Keimyung University

Tenure Track Position

Assistant Professor of Education, Open Concentration


Keimyung University

Keimyung University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Education at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin March 2021. We seek candidates who can demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship and who are interested in working within an intercultural environment.

 Keimyung University is a large, comprehensive institution located in Daegu, the fourth-largest city in South Korea. Keimyung welcomes hundreds of international students from around the world to engage with its academic programs with a strong emphasis on service and community involvement. Keimyung hosts over a hundred international faculty members across sixteen undergraduate colleges.   


Job Description

The candidate will be expected to teach 9 credit hours per semester in their area of expertise and other departmental offerings as needed. The candidate will teach courses in both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  

Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in education or related field from a regionally accredited institution; strong research agenda in candidate's area of specialization (education area); native-level English fluency. Successful teaching experience in higher education fields would be preferable. Excellent communication, organization skills, and high standard of professional integrity will be expected.  


Required Documents

To apply for the position, send a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, research agenda, teaching portfolio (e.g., teaching philosophy, courses taught, previous teaching evaluations, 1-2 sample syllabi), copy of official transcripts and contact information of three references to Dr. Cheon-woo Han (search chair, chan@kmu.ac.kr)  

Additional Information

Annual salary is $51,500 for a new Tenure-track Assistant Professor, and salary could increase based on an annual performance evaluation. The salary will be paid in US dollars.

Complimentary campus housing will be provided for the first two years upon request.

Research funding (approximately $20,000 for the first two years) for new faculty is also available.


Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications that include all required information and that are submitted on or before October 10, 2020 will be given full consideration.


Search Committee Chair

Department of Education

Keimyung University

1095 Dalgubeol-daero, Dalseong-gu

Daegu, Korea 42601 

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