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Non-Tenure Track EFL Professors for the 2017 Spring Semester at Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea

Soongsil University
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Non-Tenure Track EFL Professors for the 2017 Spring Semester at Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea

1. Position
Baird University College at Soongsil University invites applicants for non-tenure track, full-time professor positions for its Freshmen English Program: a compulsory credit-bearing course which includes General English (i.e., four language skills), Advanced English (e.g., critical thinking, presentation skill..etc.), and other communicative skills, beginning on March 1, 2016.

2. Qualifications
2-1) Foreign native speaker of English
2-2) Master's degree or above : TEFL/TESL/TESOL/CELTA certification is required for an applicant whose major field of study is not Applied Linguistics, English Literature or TESOL/TEFL.
2-3) Minimum two years of teaching experience at the university level
2-4) Ability to give a teaching demonstration and attend an in-person interview on campus at Soongsil University in the first week in January.
2-5) Follower of Jesus Christ

3. How to Apply
* Original documents should be scanned and emailed as attachments during the application phase.
* File capacity limit: Please note that attached documents exceeding 10 megabytes will not be accepted.
3-1) Please send the following documents to (baird_hr @ by 17:00 p.m. (Korean Standard Time), January 1, 2017.
A. Employment Application Form with a recent photo (3.5 X 4.5 cm) (scanned and attached)
* Please download the application form at:
B. Resume & cover letter
C. Copies of diplomas/degrees(that is apostilled, or verified by the Korean Consulate in the country of your nationality, or attached with documents issued by Korean Council for University Education and Certificates if possible.) (scanned and attached)
D. Original National Criminal Background Check (that is apostilled, or verified after September 1st, 2016 by the Korean Consulate in the country of your nationality if possible) (scanned and attached)
E. Letters of recommendation including referees¡¯ contact information (scanned and attached)
F. Official documentation of previous employment (scanned and attached)
G. Copy of ID page of passport (scanned and attached)
H. Copy of foreign registration card - both front and back page (scanned and attached)

*Please note that items C and D do not required to be apostilled, or verified by the Korean Consulate of your nationality at the time of applying phase, but are required to be apostilled or verified when signing a contract.

3-2) Applicants who pass the initial screening process will be invited for an interview and will be required to do a short (10-minute) demonstration lesson. At the time of the interview and teaching demonstration, the following documents will need to be presented:
A. Original Diplomas/Degrees
B. Official documentation of previous employment
C. National Criminal Background Check (if possible)

4. Important Notes
4-1) Document authenticity: All documents submitted at time of application must be scans of the originals.
4-2) Interview: Candidates must be available for a teaching demonstration and a face-to-face interview in the first week in January 2017 at Soongsil University in Seoul.
4-3) Contract Period: The initial contract is for one year, March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018.
* Renewal based on student-teacher course evaluations and administrative assessment.
* Subsequent contracts are of two-year duration.
4-4) Working Hours: Instructors are required to teach at least 15 hours per week (M-F) in our English Program.
4-5) Office Hours: Instructors are required to hold 4 office hours weekly.
4-6) Other Responsibilities: Each instructor is required to spend up to one hour per week doing committee work
(e.g., curriculum, material development¡¦etc.) and to attend all official functions.
4-7) Salary and Benefits
A. Starting annual salary ranges from 27~28 million won per year depending on educational and professional experience.
B. Overtime Payment: Instructors who serve in a teaching capacity in addition to their regular 15-hour requirement will be paid the KRW 32,000/hour rate set by Soongsil University for full-time professors.
C. Housing Allowance : A housing allowance of 450,000 won per month.
D. Paid Vacation: Approximately 8 weeks in the summer & 8 weeks in the winter
E. National Health Insurance
F. Korea Teachers' Pension


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