Full-Time Assistant Professor

Job Description:

Foreign Language Education Center at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (Seoul) Seeking Full-Time Assistant Professor

The Foreign Language Education Center (FLEC) provides students from all English abilities, the opportunity to participate in various English programs with the goal of fostering an environment where they can develop confidence, use English in everyday life, or gain some fluency where they can use English when they travel abroad. The FLEC also provides students with the opportunity to explore various majors and career paths by studying basic academic English in the fields of humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and engineering.

Professors will teach students from various majors (except English Major Students) and will focus primarily on practical English skills such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking.  The core classes have required textbooks and a pre-determined curriculum but professors have flexibility in their teaching approach and classroom methodologies. The main goal of the course is to encourage students to communicate with each other and with the professor through interactive and creative classroom activities using both the textbooks and other supplementary materials the professor chooses to utilize.

Job Description

Position: Full-time Assistant Professor
Period: March 1, 2024–February 28, 2025 (The contract may be extended before the last contract is finished)
Salary: 1) 2,836,000 KRW, 2) 2,430,900 KRW and monthly 800,000 KRW Housing     Fee Support) (*Depending on your former educational and teaching experiences)
Minimum load of teaching credits: a minimum of twelve credits a week.
Additional payment for any extra teaching load shall be made on the basis of the pay-scale for foreign instructors

Required Documents

– Resume in English

– 3 recent passport-size photos (white background) & file

– Research/publications list in English

– Certificate of Employment in English (positions should be identified)

– Certificate of Career in English (positions should be identified) (*If you have previous career experience as a part-time lecturer, the weekly teaching hours must be stated on the certificate of employment/career)

– A letter of recommendation in English (issued by the organization or university where you are employed.)

– Photo Copy of All Diplomas (BA, MA, Ph.D.)

– Degree verification form (Signed consent form) * It should be translated into Korean or English (Requirements for Immigration Office)

– Copy of passport



Native speaker of English
Master’s degree mandatory or higher preferred
At least 2 years of full-time teaching experience (after the degree) at a university or college is required in an English-speaking country (Research and teaching experience converts in accordance to the ratio table of the personnel regulations of the University)
Major in Linguistics, English Education, or Literature preferred
Major in engineering/science/business/social science English with at least 2 years of language teaching experience preferred.
Must pass a criminal background check

Application process:

Submission Deadline: By October 25, 2023
Interview: November 6-November 10, 2023
Interviews will be conducted in-person. After the committee reviews the documents, successful candidates will be notified of the interview dates.
To apply, please e-mail Eunjoo Shin, Senior Researcher at hufsflec@hufs.ac.kr

Ms. Eunjoo Shin

Address: 335 Main Building, 107 Imun-ro, Dongdaemun-gu

Seoul, Korea, 02450

Tel. +82.2.2173.2124~5

To apply, email hufsflec@hufs.ac.kr

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