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Full-time Position: Daegu, Korea

Daegu University
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Full-time Position: Daegu, Korea

Daegu University

Daegu University is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Undeclared Majors for spring semester 2015. Positions will begin March 1, 2015. Daegu University is a private university about 40 minutes east of Daegu. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching required Freshman English Conversation classes, counseling students in our language clinics and possibly teaching one institute-type class. We are also responsible for an expanding number of other university credit courses. The majority of a typical teaching load consists of exclusively of either Freshman English Conversation classes or TOEIC speaking classes and time spent in our language clinics.

We teach a few programs between semesters including institute-type classes and adult intensive programs. All teaching done between semesters is paid as overtime.

Application materials will be accepted until the positions have been filled.

Preference will be given to applicants available for an in-person interview. We will only be responding to applicants being considered for an interview. If you do not meet the minimum requirements, please do not apply!

Minimum Qualifications:

M.A. in any subject + 2 years university teaching experience


***Please note that experience earned in a public school or in an academy in Korea is not counted.

***Teaching experience earned concurrently with your degree is not counted.

Public school teaching experience earned outside Korea is accepted for certified teachers and counted at a rate of 1 year = .8 years of university experience.

Applicants who fail to meet these basic requirements will not be considered. All qualifications must be completed at the time of application.

Preference will be given to applicants:

•residing in Korea

•willing to live off campus

Length of Contract: 1 year (renewable) beginning March 1, 2015

Duties: 12 classroom hours per week (typically 8 contact hours + 4 clinic counseling hours)

4 office hours per week

Occasional staff meetings and work-related responsibilities

Annual Salary:

M.A.: 28,000,000 Korean won (~2.0 million per month after deductions)

PhD: 31,000,000 Korean won (~2.2 million per month after deductions)

Bonus on renewal of up to 1,000,000 Korean won

Benefits: Furnished single housing on campus (space is very limited) or a housing stipend of 400,000 Korean won/month

Subsidized health insurance

A travel allowance of 1,000,000 Korean won paid at the end of every contract

16 weeks paid vacation (8-weeks in summer; 8-weeks in winter)

Enrollment in the Korean Private Teacher's Pension Plan

Submit: Cover letter


Unofficial University Transcripts

Copy of passport photo page

Copy of diploma(s) and certificate(s)

Copy of Alien Registration Card (if currently residing in Korea)

2 Letters of recommendation

Certificates of employment issued by previous employers (required prior to interview)

Apostilled copy of diploma (required if offered a position)

Please provide the following information at the top of your resume:

Name, Email Address, Degree, University Attended, Nationality, Years of University Experience, Age, TESL Certification, Place of Current residence, ARC number (if applicable)

Email applications preferred:


Mail to:

Patrick Travers

Head Professor of the English Faculty/Daegu University

Daegu University Ro 201, Jinryang-eup

Gyeongsan-shi, Gyeongbuk-do

KOREA 712-714

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