Full-Time Faculty (Tenure-Track) at the Department of International Relations

Korea, Republic of
Competitive Salary
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of International Relations, Keimyung Adams College is searching for full-time faculties.


Position: Full-Time Faculty (Tenure Track)

Salary: Competitive compensation (commensurate to rank, experience and qualifications)

Institution: Department of International Relations, Keimyung Adams College (KAC), Keimyung University

Location: Daegu, South Korea

Application deadline: May 15, 2021

Preferred Start Date: Sept. 01/2021

Keimyung University is a prominent, well-established academic institution located in Daegu, South Korea.  Keimyung University was established by Presbyterian missionaries following the Korean War in 1954 to provide higher education with Christian values.  With over 26,000 students, including 740 international students, Keimyung is the nation’s 9th largest University.  Keimyung University also has one of the largest communities of international faculty in Korea, with more than 120 professors from all over the world.  Keimyung is strongly committed to supporting its community of international faculty.

Keimyung Adams College (KAC) is Keimyung’s international honors college. KAC offers degrees in International Business and International Relations to both Korean and international students, all in English. To continue its success and excellence in teaching, KAC is currently seeking new faculty members.

Additional information about Keimyung University can be found at http://www.kmu.ac.kr (select the English button) and at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keimyung_University, and about Keimyung Adams College at http://kac.kmu.ac.kr



Required Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate is expected to be fully committed to achieving excellence in teaching and academia, able to complement existing faculty, and willing to collaborate with faculty from other colleges and departments as deemed appropriate.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Relations

Applications are invited for appointment as a Tenure-Track Assistant /Associate Professor in the International Relations (IR) in the Keimyung Adams College. Applicants should have a LLM or equivalent/ higher law degree or Ph.D. in political science/international relatins/economics with J.D. degree. The appointee is expected to teach undergraduate. Teaching experience or working experience in international organizations will be preferred but not required. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The successful candidates for tenure-track positions will primarily be responsible for normal teaching load of minimum 9 hours per week, and also required to evaluate, advise undergraduate students, provide service to the college and community, and assist departmental activities.

The candidate must be able to teach the following courses:

International Law, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, International Transaction Law, Law of War and Peace



The successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary ranging between approximately US$45,000~$60,000, negotiable and commensurate with rank, experience and qualification. National medical insurance and pension contributions is provided by the University.


Application Procedure

Please submit the required documentation below to the contact address (either hard copy documents via air mail or soft copy attached to an e-mail). The ONLY short finalists will be contacted and individually informed of an interview.


Required Documentation

- Curriculum Vitae (Preferred start date)

- A Statement of your teaching objective and philosophy

- Degree (of B.A.,J.D., M.A., LLM., Ph.D)

- Transcript (of all of the above)

- Evidence of previous teaching and research experience or work experience in the related fields (Official signed certificate/letter from the head of your previous institution)

- Two names of reference with contact details

- A photocopy of your passport with your name on


Finalists will be required to submit the original copies of the above documentation and other relevant materials (e.g. Ph.D and Master degree dissertation, career certificates, letters of reference, etc)


Please specify on your application an available time, according to Korean Standard Time, during which you may be contacted.


Contact or Submission Information:

Email: Dr. Kim Jinha (IR Department Chair) – jhkim@kmu.kr

Phone: +82-53-580-5143

Fax: +82-53-580-6505

Address: Dr. Kim Jinha

             #501 DongYong Building, KAC (Keimyung Adams College), Keimyung University

             1095 Dalgubeol daero, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, South Korea 704-701


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