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Non-tenure Track Teaching Position in Korean Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

By 10th April 2017October 30th, 2020Blackboard

Non-tenure Track Teaching Position in Korean Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea

The Department of Korean Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Yongin-si, South Korea) invites applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track teaching position (with possible multiple renewals) to begin in September 2017. The University hires only non-Korean citizens for the position.


Applicants must have a PhD in Korean studies, particularly social sciences, cultural studies, and media studies at the time of appointment (ABD applicants are guaranteed full consideration) and native or near native fluency in English and Korean. Applicants with strong research profile will be preferred.


The appointee will teach average three undergraduate courses per semester (minimum eight hours per week) in the Department (the language of instruction is English).

Salary and Benefits

The rank and salary commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experiences will be decided at the time of appointment according to the University’s employment code. As of 2017, the annual salary is approximately $36,250~54,250. The University will provide competitive funding for research project and on-campus housing.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates should submit letter of application, CV (including information regarding nationality or visa status), teaching statement, one writing sample, and one recommendation letter directly to the Department chair, Dr. Hyonhui Choe (

The required documents except recommendation letter must be in one PDF file and named in following manner: Lastname_hufs_apply.pdf. One recommendation letter can be sent to Dr. Choe directly from the referee or via a dossier service.

All applications received by May 1, 2017 are guaranteed full consideration. Successful candidates may be asked to be interviewed via Skype or in person in early May.


Search committee chair: Dr. Hyonhui Choe (, tel: +82-31-330-4671)

Department office: 81 Oedae-ro, Mohyeon-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 17035, South Korea (tel: +82-31-330-4217).