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Tenure-track position in Church History, Systematic Theology: Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei University - The United Graduate School of Theology
Seoul, South Korea
Compensation includes a competitive salary, health insurance, and other benefits
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

Tenure-track position in Church History, Systematic Theology: Yonsei University, South Korea



The College of Theology & the United Graduate School of Theology (UGST), Yonsei University, South Korea, seeks to appoint an excellent academic at a tenure-track Professor level (Assistant or Associate) who is a specialist in Church History or Systematic Theology. Applicants should be a Ph.D. or equivalent degree holder and have a strong commitment to excellent research, teaching, and services. The successful applicant will be expected to teach 6 credits (2 classes) per semester, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, starting from September 1st, 2024; engage in research and supervise postgraduate students; and will have a chance to teach and supervise international graduate students in the Global Institute of Theology (GIT) (affiliated with UGST) in which a variety of international graduate students are studying at Th.M. and Ph.D. levels.


A competitive candidate is expected to have a demonstrated publication record of two or more A&HCI/SSCI articles appropriate at either Assistant or Associate Professor level (one of the articles may be replaced with an international scholarly monograph). Ordination within the Christian tradition is required. A fluent knowledge of the English language is also required for the sake of teaching English courses at Sinchon & International Campuses. Knowledge of the Korean language is desirable. Preference will be given to researchers with interdisciplinary expertise.


The College of Theology & the United Graduate School of Theology (UGST) is a most prestigious Christian institution in South Korea. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase a diversity in faculty, we are accepting applications fall any race, ethnicity, and gender without discrimination.


Applicants are required to complete the relevant application form which is available at the website ( for preliminary review. The application be accompanied by the list of research achievements & curriculum vitae, degree certificates and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. respectively), Ph.D. dissertation, research highlights along with a statement for each achievement since March 1, 2019 (up to five achievements). The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, March 4th, 2024 (3:00 PM, KST).


Short-listed candidates will then be called for an interview and asked to additionally submit their original degree certificates and transcripts, originals or print copies of all research materials, and letters of recommendation from professors or professionals in the related fields for final review.


Enquiries and details regarding this post, may be directed to the administrative office of UGST ( Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to visit website at



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