Three Jobs open in Korea

These should be of interest to readers and contributors here. There are three jobs, one tenure-track and two teaching-track; all in philosophy with an open AOS and AOC including Asian or comparative philosophy. Via the philosop listserve:
The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University, Korea invites applications for a tenure-track position and up to two teaching-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor of Philosophy, at the Yonsei International Campus in Songdo, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. The teaching-track positions are two-year renewable positions, with renewal depending on teaching performance. For both tracks, area of specialization is open, but those with specialization or competency in ethics, Asian or comparative philosophy, and philosophy of science are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a firm commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.
Teaching responsibilities are 6 credit-hours (2 classes) per semester for tenure-track and 9 credit-hours (3 classes) for teaching-track, and will include teaching Critical Reasoning as part of UIC’s core curriculum. The starting date is March or September 2016. Compensation includes a competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, 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 50 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 detailing research and teaching interests, writing sample, three letters of recommendation, c.v., sample teaching syllabi, and teaching evaluations by email to Monday, November 9th, 2015. Complete student evaluations from all of your recent teaching assignments are preferable. Please indicate clearly which position(s) you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Prospective applicants are encouraged to look at our website at If you have not heard from us by December 15th, 2015, then please assume you have not been short-listed at this stage of the application process. Short-listed candidates will be asked to schedule a video-conferencing interview. For further questions about the position, please contact Prof. Nikolaj Pedersen ( 

About Justin Whitaker

Justin Whitaker has a Ph.D. from Goldsmiths, University of London, focusing on a comparison of early Buddhist ethics (primarily from the Nikāyas) and the ethics of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). He has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Montana and an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from Bristol University, UK.

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