Faculty Recruitment – Spring’24 English for Academic Purposes Program Instructor

Kyungdong University Global is a dynamic and multicultural institution expanding rapidly and operating in one of the most beautiful, touristic locations in South Korea. We encourage qualified candidates with extensive teaching, research, and industrial experience to apply for the following faculty and language instructor positions:

 

Position: English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Instructor

Number of openings: 3

Work-site: Kyungdong University Global (Goseong, Gangwon-do, South Korea)

Starting date: March 1, 2024

Applications closing date: February 9, 2024

 

Program Description:

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is an intensive language training program designed for those who wish to improve their English proficiency and be eligible for admission to the English-medium undergraduate degree programs at KDU Global.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Classroom instruction, contributing to curriculum development and enhancement, conducting language assessment and performance evaluation, student support and counselling, organizing, and participating in campus activities and events.

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with experience in TESOL/TESL/TEFL, Applied Linguistics, English, or a related field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Native English speaker (with nationalities from the listed countries: UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, Canada, South Africa, and New Zealand).
  • Experience teaching English as a second language to non-native speakers, preferably in an academic context.
  • Strong understanding of foundational language skills development and academic language acquisition.
  • Knowledge of assessment techniques and strategies to determine students’ language proficiency levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to engage and motivate students effectively.
  • Patience, empathy, and a passion for helping students develop their language skills and succeed academically.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods and materials to accommodate diverse student needs and learning styles.
  • Proficient computer skills, including familiarity with digital tools and resources for language instruction.

 

Term of Employment:

One-year (contract-based, renewable)

 

Renumeration and Benefits:

  •   Annual salary: Starting from KRW 32,000,000 (commensurate with experience and qualifications)
  •   National Health Insurance
  •   Pension Plan
  • Housing (on-campus fully furnished studio. Housing allowance is paid separately if a faculty/instructor resides outside campus)
  •   Annual leave (four weeks, 20 working days)
  •   Employment visa support (E-2, if applicable)

 

Required Documents*:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (with contract details of two references)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Degree certificates and academic transcripts
  • Certificate(s) of employment (Proof of professional experience listed in CV)
  • Passport copy
  • Copy of Alien Registration Card (for those in Korea at the time of application)
  • Passport size photo (taken within the last three months)

*Additional documents and certifications may be required depending on individual assessments.

 

The required documents must be combined into one PDF file in the given order and emailed to:

Prof. Dr. JURAEV S. Sirojiddin

Director of International Education

Kyungdong University Global

Email: juraev@kduniv.ac.kr

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