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    Faculty Position for International Lecturers (Non-Tenure Track)

Full-Time Faculty Position for International Lecturers
(Non-tenure track)
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology(GIST), a government-funded university in Gwangju, South Korea, is looking for dedicated international lecturers to fill the non-tenured track full-time position(s) listed below.

About GIST (

The Institute was founded in 1993 by the Korean government to meet the nation's demand for advanced research as well as to enhance the development of higher education in science and engineering. Since its foundation, GIST has taken a leading role in performing research and development in cooperation with industrial sectors. GIST is proud of the following records:
  • 6th in the world in citations per faculty (QS World University Rankings 2013)
  • Nation's highest number of papers published in SCI journals per faculty for 10 consecutive years.

I. Positions available in the fields listed below

GIST College Subject Area Suggested listings of possible courses by candidates Reference
GIST College
- Division of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics - Calculus & Applications
- Multivariable Calculus
- Linear Algebra
- Differential Equations
- Probability & Statistics
- Elective mathematics course(s) in one's specialty
Requirement: Three representative publications (pdfs)

II. Qualifications:

  1. Foreigner (Non-Korean Citizen)
  2. Applicant must be able to provide lecture in English.
  3. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field (the degree must be in hand by the date of application).

III. Job description:

  1. Expected to offer two or three courses per semester (9 to 12 classroom hours per week) including lecture and related activities (recitation and laboratory)
  2. Expected to offer office hours and student counseling
  3. Developing curriculum and new courses in related areas

IV. Salary and Benefits:

  1. Annual salary range from 50,000,000won (about US$45,400) to 80,000,000won (about US$72,000) per year depending on academic experiences.
    * All GIST members have a legal obligation to pay tax based on the salary.
  2. Relocation allowance of within 5,000,000won (about US$4,545) including the airfare based on the receipt.
  3. Housing provided (Maintenance Fee 200,000won a month should be paid).
  4. Participation in Korean national pension fund (per government regulations)
  5. Enrollment in nation health insurance program (per government regulations)
  6. Medical examination every year
  7. Vacation: 15 days per year

V. Employment Period: Within three years with potential renewal (Maximum 3 years) based on mutual agreement.

VI. How to Apply

  1. GIST provides an electronic version of its application forms in Microsoft Word format, which includes sections for your resume, publication list, and lecture plan. Please download it from
    * Requirement: Three representative publications (pdfs)
  2. Applicants must upload all application materials to
    * For those papers that have been not published but accepted for publication, please make sure to upload a copy of an official acceptance letter
  3. Applicants may be requested to provide three letters of profession recommendation (to be mailed directly to the school from the recommenders).
  4. For initial screening, applications completed by 5 pm on Nov. 6(Wed.), 2013 (Korean Time) will be given full consideration. Note, however, that the search will continue until the position(s) are filled.

VII. Contact Information

Faculty-service Staff

October 14, 2013

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

Submitted on Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:20:51 +0900 (KST)

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