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Non-Tenure Visiting Assistant Professor Position - Pusan National University

Department of Global Studies of Pusan National University
Korea, Republic of
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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  Non–Tenure Visiting Assistant Professor Position - Pusan National University


Department of Global Studies

College of Economic and International Trade


Number of openings: 1


The Department of Global Studies (DGS) at Pusan National University (PNU) invites a qualified candidate for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in either English Literature or History beginning in the Spring semester of 2022. Teaching responsibilities will consist of three courses per semester.


As the most recent addition to our university’s proud tradition, the DGS offers a challenging, interdisciplinary curriculum taught entirely in English and almost exclusively by native speakers. Please visit our website at for additional information.


1) Application documents


For consideration, please send (1) a cover letter, (2) a C.V., (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) teaching evaluations, and (5) copies of degree certificates from 20th of Spetember by October 20, 2021, to the following e-mail address:



Phone: +82.51.510.1628

Fax: +82.51.514.2681


The review of applications will begin October 21, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.


2) Contact Information


If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Miyoung Park at +82-51-510-1628 (phone), +82-51-514-2681 (fax), or


3) Qualifications


Candidates are commonly required at least five years of qualifies teaching or research experience (enrollment duration for both a master’s and a doctoral coursework is accepted-maximum two years to a master’s program and three years to a doctoral program.) We request that requirements for the Ph.D. are completed at the time of appointment and advanced ABDs will not be considered. A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is required. Applicants should demonstrate high dedication to teaching Economics and related courses.



4) Main responsibilities


  • The employee will teach 9 credit-hours per semester (a maximum of 9 credit hours will be allowed and, when exceeding 9 credit hours, appropriate compensation will be paid).
  • Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching, a commitment to the liberal arts, and a desire to involve undergraduates in scholarship both inside and outside the classroom. 


6) Salary


The contract is for one year, with the possibility of renewal (currently, there is no limit to the number of times the contract may be renewed).

 Salary would be flexible from three pint five million won to four point two million won each month on the basis of teaching experience(before applicable taxes and other deductions).


7) Housing

  • On-campus housing



 PNU can provide on-campus housing at Sangnam International House (SIH) or at Ungbigwan Dormitory

PNU financial support: 560,000 won per month



  • Off-campus housing



Depending on PNU’s yearly budget, the university can provide the candidate with financial support toward monthly rental fees (the monthly housing allowance will not exceed 300,000 won).

8) Health Insurance & National Pension


The employee must join the National Health Insurance Plan of the Republic of Korea and the National Pension Plan. Insurance fees will be deducted from the employee’s regular pay each month during the contract period. The employee shall receive a pension according to the pension laws of Korea.


9) Employment insurance


The employee may join in Employment Insurance, based on the Employment Insurance Law of the Republic of Korea. The Insurance fee will be deducted from the employee’s regular pay each month. (Insurance for E1 visa and E2 visa holders is optional, but, for F2 visa and F5 visa holders, it is obligatory.)


10) Airfare


At the end of the final contract period, the employee shall be provided a one-way ticket (economy class) from Korea to the employee’s choice of any destination. The ticket should be purchased within 30 days after the contract finished and shall be paid to the airline, which the employee uses, via Government Transportation Request (GTR). PNU has no responsibility for paying for the employee’s ticket when the employee uses an airline which does not have a GTR contract with the Korean Government.


11) Vacation Days


The employee will earn a minimum eight-week summer vacation and eight-week winter vacation. The vacation schedule must be coordinated with the department chair to accommodate department needs during the break (e.g., a conversation class).


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