Assistant Professor, History or Philosophy of Science

Underwood International College of Yonsei University - Songdo

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: November 10, 2014

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University, Korea invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the History or Philosophy of Science at the Yonsei International Campus in Songdo, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Attention will be given to applicants who are capable of teaching undergraduate courses in the history or philosophy of science that fulfill the college’s scientific literacy requirement. Substantive research specialties are otherwise open but preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the UIC curriculum in various fields, including but not limited to history, philosophy and sociology.

Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester. The starting date is March or September 2015. Compensation includes a competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, subsidized housing (for up to 6 years), and a generous relocation and start-up package. Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly competitive program at South Korea’s most prestigious private university, and combines the intimate atmosphere and low student-faculty ratio of a liberal arts college with the resources of a major research university. All instruction is in English, and the student body represents over 47 different countries. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.

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Posted: October 15, 2014