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Experienced native-speaking professors of English with a Master’s degree

Handong Global University
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Experienced native-speaking professors of English with a Master’s degree

Native-speaking professors of English with a Master’s degree and at least three years of university teaching experience - Pohang, Korea

The Department of Language Education (DLE) at HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERSITY 
(H.G.U.), located in Pohang, South Korea, invites applications for professors of English beginning this coming Spring semester of 2018. 
We are looking for candidates who have a strong commitment to life-long learning in language education and who demonstrate a firm commitment to being a follower of Jesus Christ.


Native-speaking professors of English with a Master’s degree and at least three years of university teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who hold M.A. Degrees in TESOL or Applied Linguistics. Qualified PHD holders will be given highest consideration.

Professors are hired for one- or two-year contracts that are renewable based on H.G.U. administration approval.


Teach an average of 16 class credit hours per semester (32 class credit hours per year): Additional hours at overtime rates are also sometimes available. 
Maintain office hours. Actively participate in committee and department meetings.

Assist in placement testing of students if required.

Spring and fall semesters are each 16 weeks long. Teachers need to be on campus approximately 2 weeks before the semester begins and must attend University Faculty Retreats held prior to the beginning of each semester. Teachers are also expected to teach one 3-week intensive credit class per academic year (either the summer or winter semesters) if called upon to do so, and will be paid at the H.G.U. overtime rate.

DLE Professors primarily teach undergraduate academic English classes during the daytime on a Monday/Thursday and Tuesday/Friday schedule. 
Wednesdays are set aside mainly for Faculty chapel and team meeting commitments.


a.) Salary: M.A. candidates with at least 3 years of post-degree university teaching experience will begin with a yearly salary of 35,964,000 won (including pension contributions), with incremental increases for each additional year of teaching experience. 
b.) Semi-furnished, apartment-style housing provided on campus (if available). 
Depending on the type of housing, a monthly maintenance fee and monthly utilities is the responsibility of the professor and is subject to payroll deductions. 
c.) Paid vacation (on average, 8 weeks during each summer and winter semester break) 
d.) Subsidized medical insurance. 
e.) Pension program. 
f.) Airfare reimbursement up to 1,200,000 won for initial relocation costs if coming from abroad.

Application Process:

The following should be sent by email attachment to Craig Smith, DLE Director, at 
a. Cover Letter 
b. Curriculum Vitae/Resume 
c. One page statement of faith/religious beliefs 
Only applicants selected for the next stage of the interview process will be contacted.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017 (Applicant materials arriving after deadline may or may not be considered.)

E-mail Contact: Craig Smith ( Phone #: 



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