Assistant Professor, HSTM - Yonsei University - Deadline: December 1, 2010

Yonsei University, Underwood International University

Assistant Professor, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Institution Type: College / University
Location: Korea, South
Position: Tenure Track Faculty

The Underwood International College of Yonsei University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of History of Science, Technology, and Medicine to teach at the international campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region. Specialization is open, though expertise in History of Medicine will be looked at favorably.

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 starting date is March or September 2011. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits, fully-subsidized off-campus housing, and a generous relocation and start-up package.

Yonsei University's Underwood International College is a highly competitive honors 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 ( before December 1, 2010. Short-listed candidates will then be asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and sample syllabi.


For additional information, please contact Profs. Michael Michael ( or Paul Tonks (
Primary Category: History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Secondary Categories: Intellectual History
Posting Date: 11/04/2010
Closing Date 11/30/2010