Teaching Job Opening at the Language Education Center (LEC) Jeonbuk National University (JBNU)

Teaching Job Opening at the Language Education Center (LEC)

Jeonbuk National University (JBNU), South Korea


1. Job title: Visiting English Instructor

2. Employment Term : From September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025


3. Qualifications

3-1. University degree and teaching experience

Teaching experience is counted as below

1 year fulltime university teaching experience = 1 year

1 year fulltime kindergarten to high school or academy teaching experience = 0.7 year

3-1-1 Bachelor’s degree holders with 4 years teaching experience or more

3-1-2 Master’s degree holders with 2 years teaching experience or more

3-1-3 Ph.D. degree holders


3-2. Nationality

A fluent speaker of English whose nationality is one of the following: USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa.

Candidates will be selected based on the criteria set by JBNU; please note that only shortlisted ones will be contacted.


4. Job description

Teaching English as a foreign language

Teaching 840 hours a year


5. Salary

2,400,000 Won per month for a Master’s degree/Ph.D. in English, English Education, English Literature, Linguistics, and TESOL.

2,200,000 Won for other degrees

25,000 Won per hour for overtime teaching


6. Fringe benefit

8 weeks of paid vacation throughout the employment term

300,000 won monthly housing subsidy

Health insurance (cost evenly shared)

Severance pay at the end of contract (an equivalence of one month salary)

National pension except South Africa (cost evenly shared)


7. How to apply:

7-1. Please send the below to lec@jbnu.ac.kr


Scanned copy of your passport

Scanned copy of both sides of your ARC (if applicable)

Scanned copy of all of your degrees

Scanned copy of all of your transcripts

Certificates of each teaching career ((경력증명서 in Korean) the official seal, address, and contact information must be included. The Korean version of it is preferred.)

Scanned copy of teaching certificates (DELTA, CELTA, TESOL, TEFL, etc. if applicable)

Scanned copy of one recommendation letter with contact phone number and written date, which will be used for your reference check

– It must be from your Korean supervisor on your certificate of career.

– The letter written since 2022 are valid.


7-2. After you submit the above documents by email, please get access to this link and submit the form: https://forms.gle/mwULuLm3wN2kqbZZ9


8. Application submission period: By May 15th 24:00, 2024 (Korea Standard Time)


** Please note that only the applications submitted during the above application dates are valid.

** Successful candidates will be required further documents.

** Please note that those who do NOT submit all the required documents as specified below will be EXCLUDED from the list of applicants.


9. Address

Language Education Center, Jeonbuk National University

567 Baekje-daero, deokjin-gu, Jeonju-si, Jeonbuk-do 54896 Republic of Korea

To apply, email lec@jbnu.ac.kr

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