Full-time Faculty Recruitment in College of Social Science
Yonsei University, College of Social Science
Korea, Republic of

College of Social Science

Social Welfare

Social Welfare (general)


  • 1. Dual affiliation with School of Social Welfare
  • 2. Candidates who are expected to attain a doctoral degree before September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply.


Contemporary Society


  • Candidates who are expected to attain a doctoral degree before September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply.


Communication Theory /

New Media / Strategic Communication


  • Candidates who are expected to attain a doctoral degree before September 1, 2019 are eligible to apply.

2. General Qualifications

1) Applicants must have at least one year of research or teaching experience after obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

    * Exceptions are noted in the table above and in 9) Additional Information below.

2) Applicants must be legally eligible to work at a private university in Korea.

3) Applicants must agree with the general Christian education principles espoused by Yonsei University.

4) A certain number of credit hours should be lectured in English


3. Required Documents

1) Two printed copies of completed online application form and one printed copy of "Statement of Religious Affiliations" and “Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information”   [attached]

2) Official diploma and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.)

    * Photocopies may be submitted at the time of application; but short-listed candidates for open lecture/interview must submit the official documents at the time of open lecture/interview.

3) Two printed copies of the list & summary of research publication(s) (format provided)   [attached]

    * For main achievements (up to three), please check "Main Achievement" in the list of research records

    * Department of Applied Statistics, College of Music: different format provided   [attached]

4) A USB or CD containing the 1) application and 3) list & the summary of research publications file above (in MS-Word and Excel format)

5) A USB or CD containing the applicant's Ph.D. dissertation (PDF/MS-Word/HWP format)

    * The 4) and 5) may be stored together in one USB or CD.

6) A printed copy of each publication (or equivalent documentation for exhibitions and performances) published since September 2015

7) Two letters of recommendation (From two or more professors (professionals) in the same program or field)

    * The applicant's full name, the name of the school/program the applicant is applying must be specified in the letter.

    * The recommender should seal the envelope and sign on the sealing line.


4. Application Period

Monday, March 18, 2019 ~ Monday, April 22, 2019 (10:00 a.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.) (except lunch time, weekends, holidays)

    * Applications may be submitted by mail, but must arrive at the office by 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2019.

    * Late applications will not be considered.


5. Mailing Address

[Name of College/School], Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea


6. Evaluation Criteria and Process

Stage 1) Suitability for the advertised major

: The applicant's suitability for the advertised position will be evaluated

Stage 2) Academic records and overall achievements

: The applicant's academic excellence, teaching or research abilities, publication records will be comprehensively evaluated during this process

Stage 3) Open lecture/interview

: Short-listed applicants will be invited for an open lecture and interview. Presentation skills, academic potentials and overall qualifications will be evaluated.


7. Notification

1) Candidates invited for an open lecture and interview will be personally contacted by electronic mail on May.

2) The final candidates will be contacted personally by electronic mail at the end of June.


8. Things to Check Before Submitting Your Application:

1) Incomplete applications will not be considered or accepted.

2) Applicants are responsible for any false, deficient or incomplete documents.

3) Please fill out all information on the application form correctly; Yonsei University has the right to revoke faculty appointments resulting from deficient information or false documents.

4) Applicants invited for an open lecture/interview must submit the official diplomas and transcripts at the time of open lecture/interview.


9. Additional Information

1) The official appointment will begin in September 1, 2019.

2) Newly appointed tenure-track faculty members at Sinchon and International Campus will be given research grant according to their field of research for up to three years.

    (Humanities, Social Sciences, Art, Music, or Physical Education: up to KRW 40,000,000 / Science & Engineering (Basic Sciences): up to KRW 100,000,000 / Science & Engineering (Applied Sciences): up to KRW 160,000,000)

    * Each College (or Graduate School) may have additional supporting programs for newly appointed tenure-track faculty members.

3) Newly appointed faculty members cooperating with POSTECH in research may be appointed as "Yonsei-POSTECH Cooperative Professor"

4) Multiple applications are accepted. However, application forms & documents must be submitted separately.

5) Non-Christians can apply.

6) Positions may be offered in tenure or non-tenure track depending on the evaluation results, unless otherwise noticed.

7) The final candidates may be assigned to take dual affiliation in related departments.

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