Visiting Professor Yearly Contract

Kyungpook National University invites qualified, enthusiastic, and motivated professionals to join the faculty.

Program Details:

The English Program at KNU focuses on speaking but also developing all four skills.

Courses include: Essential English 1, Essential English 2, Business English, and Discussions in English.

Available Positions: Daegu Campus 1 position


Native speakers from English speaking countries

Must have M.A. or Ph.D. degree in English related fields (e.g. English Education, Applied Linguistics, English Literature, TESOL) or Education

Must be less than 63 years old as of September 1st, 2024

Must have at least 2 years of teaching experience at the university level


Teaching 18 hours a week for Spring/Fall semesters

Teaching hours should be made up if not fulfilled

Teaching from 60 to 80 hours during Winter/Summer sessions

Available to teach from 9am to 6pm

Contract: 1 year: September 1st, 2024 – August 31st, 2025


Ph.D.: 3,304,000 KRW per month

MA: 3,166,000 KRW per month


National Health Insurance: paid 50/50

National Pension Plan

The equivalent of 1 month’s pay/year as severance paid upon the end of employment with KNU

On-campus housing or off-campus housing stipend (300,000 KRW per month)

Paid Vacation: 8 weeks: 4 during summer break, 4 during winter break

Required documents (5 PDF files):

Resume (include thesis/dissertation title, name of advisor, academic field in which degree was awarded along with current visa status)

Cover letter (A4 1page)

Copy of final diploma (must be notarized within 3 months from the appointment)

Certificate of employment from university employer

Consent to the use and disclosure of personal information (form attached)


Submit required documents as 5 separate PDF files

Appointment may be canceled depending on the authenticity of the submitted documents

Incomplete submissions will not be processed

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted individually

Candidates will be provided with a sample from the textbook in preparation for the interview and sample teaching lesson

Must be available for in-person interview

How to Apply: email

mail to: (Documents MUST arrive by July 8th 2024, 12pm)

Additional inquiry:

Hwa-hwan Seong (Coordinator)

Phone: 053-950-4404;053-950-4088 Fax 053-950-6336

International phone 82-53-950-4404; Fax 82-53-950-6336

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