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[Job Announcement] Linguistics/TESOL: Assistant Professor
Date 2017-04-26
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Job Announcement

Linguistics/TESOL: Assistant Professor, Mokpo National University, South Korea

 The Department of English Education at Mokpo National University, South Korea, seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of Linguistics or TESOL.

1. Qualifications


  a. A doctoral degree in Linguistics or TESOL

  b. A non-Korean, native speaker of English

  c. Two articles (200%) in SSCI, A&HCI, SCOPUS, or KCI indexed journals

  d. At least one-year college level teaching experience

  e. Should be able to teach college-level English phonetic & phonology courses

2. Benefits

  a. The employment for this full-time position is secured by the Korean governments employment policy and the Universitys employment regulations. If employed, you can be promoted to a higher position in accordance with Mokpo National University regulations. The initial length of the employment contract is for four years or five years depending on your qualifications.

  b. You are paid monthly including during summer and winter months when school is not in session.

  c. National pension and health insurance provided.

  d. An efficiency apartment on campus with the basic utilities costing approximately $200 per month (available for singles only)

  e. One-way airfare for those candidates who visit us for a job interview

  f. One or one and a half years sabbatical leave possible after the first five years of employment

  g. University research grants

 3. Application Documents

   a. Completed application form (see attached form 1)

   b. Original diplomas from your college and graduate school(s) or photocopies of them certified by the Korean Consulate located in your country. Or Certificates of Graduation from your college and graduate school(s) (one copy each)

   c. Transcripts from your college and graduate school(s) (one copy each)

   d. A list of teaching and research experience (see attached form 2)

   e. Proof of Employment (one copy each from your employer(s))

   f. A copy of your dissertation (one copy)

   g. An abstract of your dissertation (see attached form 3)

   h. A list of your published research papers (see attached form 4)

   i. Copies of journal articles and other publications

     i) At least two and up to four articles in SSCI, A&HCI, SCOPUS, or KCI indexed journals since May 12, 2013. (Submit one copy of the journal and one of the extra copies you received from the publisher for each of your published articles.)

     ii) A photocopy of the cover of the journal where your paper was published and a photocopy of the contents of the journal for each of your articles.

     iii) If an original copy of your journal is not available, submit a photocopy of the cover of the journal where your paper was published, a photocopy of the contents of the journal, the pages where your article appears, and the page where the date of publication is printed for each of your research papers.  Be sure to sign each copy. Alternatively, you may visit the website of your journal publisher and find the page(s) where all of the above information about your papers appears, and print them out. Again, be sure to sign each copy before submission.

     iv) One-page abstracts for the two research papers that you think have been the most favorably reviewed upon among your research papers

   j. A statement of research and teaching objectives (Describe your research and teaching plan for the two years after being employed. Maximum two pages.)

   k. Official documents issued in languages other than Korean or English should be submitted with the undersigned translation in either Korean or English.


4. Application Deadline

To apply for this position, please send your application package by mail (see application mailing address below). Your application materials must be delivered to the Office of Academic Affairs by 6 p.m. (Korean standard time), by May 15.


5. Important Dates

   a. Application period: May 8  May 15, 2017

   b. Demo class and interviews: June 20, 2017

   c. Official job offer announcement: August 23, 2017

   d. Employment starts on August 28, 2017.


6. Application Mailing Address


   Please send all the documents to the following address:

   Office of Academic Affairs

   Mokpo National University

   1666 Yongsan-ro, Cheonggye-myeon

   Muan-gun, Jeonnam 58554

   Republic of Korea


7. Additional Notes

   a. The various forms required are also downloadable from the Mokpo National University website (

   b. Submitted documents will not be returned except for original diplomas.

   c. The University reserves the right to terminate any appointment of applicants if no applicant meets the announced qualifications.

   d. Short-listed candidates for a demo class and interviews will be notified individually.

   e. Successful candidates will be employed on a contract basis in accordance with University regulations.

   f. The University follows the employment rules of professors at Mokpo National University for those not specified in detail in this job announcement.

   g. For further information, please contact the Department Office of English Education, Mokpo National University (Phone +82-61-450-2091) or the chair, Professor Jaemin Choi (Phone +82-61-450-2543,