Assistant Professor, History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea

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Assistant Professor, History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Yonsei University (Underwood International College), Underwood International College

Institution Type: College / University
Location: Korea, South
Position: Assistant Professor

The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine to teach at the International campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Those who specialize in East Asia are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should have strong research credentials and a firm commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester. At least one of these classes will count towards the science literacy requirement of the program. The preferred starting date is March 2012. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, fully-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 25 different countries. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, we are only accepting applications from non-Korean citizens.

Interested applicants should send a short letter of application, dissertation abstract, and c.v. by email: ( Review of applications will take place from September 30, 2011. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and sample syllabi. For additional information, please contact Prof. Michael Michael ( Prospective applicants are also encouraged to look at our website at


Primary Category: History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Secondary Categories: Asian History / Studies

Posting Date: 08/01/2011
Closing Date 11/15/2011