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

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies logoThe 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 Ph.D. in Kore­an stud­ies, par­tic­u­lar­ly social sci­ences, cul­tur­al stud­ies, and media stud­ies, at the time of appoint­ment and native or near-native flu­en­cy in Eng­lish and Kore­an. ABD appli­cants are guar­an­teed full con­sid­er­a­tion. Appli­cants with a strong research pro­file will be pre­ferred.

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

The rank and salary will be com­men­su­rate with the appointee’s qual­i­fi­ca­tions and expe­ri­ence and 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 to $54,250. The Uni­ver­si­ty will pro­vide com­pet­i­tive fund­ing for research projects and on-campus hous­ing.

Inter­est­ed can­di­dates should sub­mit let­ter of appli­ca­tion, cur­ricu­lum vitae (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.

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, con­tact the search com­mit­tee chair: Dr. Hyon­hui Choe (, tele­phone: +82–31-330‑4671. Depart­ment office: 81 Oedae-ro, Mohyeon-myeon, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 17035, South Korea (tele­phone: +82–31-330‑4217).