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Full-time Faculty Positions: Open Invitations - Busan, Korea

Posted By: Kyungsung University
Date: Sun, 2 Dec 2018 GMT

Kyungsung University, one of the most famous Universities in Busan, is currently inviting Assistant professors (Non-tenure track, full time positions) for the Spring Term, 2019 (March 1st, 2019).

Kyungsung University is located near Gwanglli Beach in Busan. It accommodates about 16 thousand students. At present, over 41 talented and experienced foreign professors teach at Kyungsung University.

1. Subject Areas:
A. Position : Assistant Professor(non-tenure position)
B. Opening Area and Qualifications
a. School/Department : School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
- Opening Area : Hotel and Tourism Management
- Openings : 3
- Qualifications
1) Master's degree or PhD degree holders in opening area
2) Over 2 years of teaching/research experiences after obtaining Master's degree
3) Applicant who is able to deliver lecture in English

b. School/Department : Department of Business Administration
- Opening Area
1) Financial Management
2) Production and Operations Management
- Openings
1) Financial Management : 1
2) Production and Operations Management : 1
- Qualifications
1) Master's degree or PhD degree holders in opening area
2) Over 2 years of teaching/research experiences after obtaining Master's degree
3) Applicant who is able to deliver lecture in English

c. School/Department : School of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering(Major in Mechanical & Automotive Engineering)
- Opening Area : Mechanical Design
- Openings : 1
- Qualifications
1) PhD degree candidates in opening area having over 1 year of teaching/research experience after completion doctor course or PhD degree holders in opening area
2) Applicant who is able to deliver lecture in English
3) Full understanding of Korea and Southeast Asia culture

d. School/Department : School of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering(Major in Mechatronics Engineering)
- Opening Area
1) Electrical Engineering
2) Mechatronics Engineering
- Openings
1) Electrical Engineering : 1
2) Mechatronics Engineering : 1
- Qualifications
1) Master's degree or PhD degree holders in opening area
2) Over 2 years of teaching/research experiences after obtaining Master's degree
3) Applicant who is able to deliver lecture in English

e. School/Department : Department of Electronic Engineering
- Opening Area : Image Processing
- Openings : 1
- Qualifications
1) PhD degree holders in opening area
2) Over 2 years of teaching experiences in English

C. Master's Degree Holders should have over 2 years of teaching/research experiences at 4-year Universities/government agency/research institutes after obtaining the Masters' Degree(s).
※ Please refer to the above qualifications
D. Applicants must be able to work on March 1st, 2018 with a valid VISA.
E. The teaching experience at private institutions (hagwon), tutoring (paid/unpaid) or through EPIK is NOT counted as minimum qualifications for the application.
F. The designated application forms must be submitted. Failure to submit applications by the deadlines may lead to any other documents being disregarded without any notifications to the applicants.
E. Applicants must be eligible for appointment under the Private University regulations and satisfy the requirements for employment from the Korean government.
F. Applicants must be able to deliver lectures in English.

3. Screening Procedures
A. Screening will proceed, based on the application documents and interviews. Applicants can submit video files instead of in-person interviews.
B. Only applicants whose application have passed the screening will be provided the notification of interview.

4. Application Processes & Required Documents
A. Application Form attached your color photograph
( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RWVPF6bUN1q_pXtnageL45lBgISyMvEJ/view?usp=sharing )
B. Cover letter
※ Please be clear about your background and positions clearly.
C. Resume
D. Master's and Doctor's dissertations list and dissertations
( https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RWVPF6bUN1q_pXtnageL45lBgISyMvEJ/view?usp=sharing )
E. Representative research work such as dissertations, Publications, etc. in the last 3 years from December 1, 2015 to November 30, 2018
※ Academic dissertations with ISSN number or Publications with ISBN number
F. Degree Certifications (B.A, M.A., Ph.D.): 1 copy of each
G. Proof of Employment (to verify the work experience the applicant have outlined in the application): 1 copy of each, which must be issued within the last 3 months.
※ Duration and job positions also need to be shown on the proof of employment.
H. Academic Transcripts (B.A., M.A., Ph.D): 1 copy of each
I. Lecture Synopsis, your plan to teach your classes and guide students
(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RWVPF6bUN1q_pXtnageL45lBgISyMvEJ/view?usp=sharing)
J. Other documents to verify experience or activities relevant to this position.
K. Agreement to Collect and Use Personal Information
(https://drive.google.com/file/d/1YmIk8a4j6PfnwAlHmCTxa1cP2zD60QJM/view?usp=sharing)
※ If applicants do not submit the Agreement to Collect and Use Personal Information, their applications may be denied. Please sign and send the form before submission.

5. Please submit all the documents by mail or in person to the following address.
A. all the documents must be arrived by December 14th on Friday at 3 PM.
※ Local time in Korea (GMT +9)
B. E-mail address for submission: ksuniv2019@gmail.com
※ Please indicate when submitting via e-mail: name, recent degree, and years of teaching experience (ex. David, MA in Financial Management, 4 years experiences at Univ.)
C. University's Address for Submission: #201 The Office of Faculty Affairs, Multimedia Information Building(Bldg.26), Kyungsung University, 309 Suyeong-Ro (Daeyeon-Dong), Nam-Gu, Busan 608-736, Republic of Korea.

6. After all the screening procedures, including the interview, are over, please make sure to submit the following documents by international mail :
A. 2 original recent color photographs (3cm x 4cm or passport size)
B. 1 degree certifications (B.A, M.A, Ph.D) with apostille or notarized by Embassy of the Republic of Korea in your country.
C. 2 original criminal background check (CRC) valid for at least 6 months issued by Embassy of the Republic of Korea in your country with an attached apostille. If CRC certificate is written by other language, not English, it must be translated in English before you get apostille.
-U.S : FBI(Federal Bureau of Investigation)-https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/identity-history-summary
-Canada : Royal Canadian Mounted Police-http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/criminal-record-and-vulnerable-sector-checks
-New Zealand : Ministry of Justice-https://www.justice.govt.nz/criminal-records/
-Australian : AFP(Australian Federal Police)

※ The Korean government requires official criminal checks in accordance with Korean law.
※ Please prepare the criminal records checks issued in advance if possible, as it could take longer for issuance.

7. Employment Conditions and Benefits
A. The contract period will be one year starting on March 1st, 2019. The job position is non‒tenure but renewable based on the performance appraisal result.
B. The salary depends on the applicants' degrees and work experience :
- Successful applicants with MA : Starting from 30,000,000 KRW
- Successful applicants with PhD : Starting from 36,000,000 KRW
- The starting salary can be adjusted by applicant's teaching careers and interview result
C. The professor will be given a stipend of 350,000 KRW per month.
D. 9 minimum teaching hours required per week (50-minute-lecture) in each semester. Successful applicants will receive overtime pay for extra teaching hours and activities.
E. Basic medical insurance is provided equally as all the staff and faculty members of the University.
F. Severance pay is provided, based on the Korean Labor Standards Law.

8. Important Note
A. All documents should be arrived until December 14th, at 3PM
B. Positions may not be filled if there are not qualified candidates.
C. If an applicant is found unqualified with any fraud or by omission, he/she will be immediately rejected.
D. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified individually via e-mail for an interview.
E. All the application documents in a language other than Korean or English must be notarized in Korean or translated in English.

9. Contact
A. E-mail: ksuniv2019@gmail.com, psy1106@ks.ac.kr
B. Address: #201 The Office of Faculty Affairs, Multimedia Information Building(Bldg.26), Kyungsung University, 309 Suyeong-Ro (Daeyeon-Dong), Nam-Gu, Busan 608-736, Republic of Korea.

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