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Professor - South Korea

Circa £40k - Education
Ref: 117 Date Posted: Friday 19 Jul 2019
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Professor of Engineering

Location: South Korea

Salary: £40k (Tax-Free + Flights + Accommodation + Benefits)

About the Job

We are on the hunt for a Professor who is open to taking up an overseas position at our client’s University campus based in South Korea. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to experience teaching as part of the liberal education system within this nation’s sophisticated and modern culture.

About the Client

The largest campus in its region, this university facilitates learning across a range of subjects relating to Science and Engineering. With origins dating back to the nineteenth century, its democratic traditions have long been established and are reflected in the harmonious relationships between students and scholars across every department.

Key Responsibilities

If you are a teacher or Professor who is currently in search of overseas jobs or have previously considered working in Asia, then this opportunity will certainly provide a great opportunity to take the leap with a well-respected educational institution.

In your role as Professor, you will be scholar to the top-class engineering graduates of South Korea. Your personable approach to teaching will be key to your easy integration into the facilities’ family culture, and most importantly, will ensure that your students receive the greatest level of support in every capacity.  It is your responsibility to ensure you spend a comprehensive amount of time working directly with students in order to facilitate their success in their engineering qualification. You will accompany your students on overseas assignments on an annual basis where they will present their final design project in the company of other prestigious universities across the world.

About the Person

As Professor you should be educated to PHD level. Your PHD will ideally be held in relation to science or engineering, although this is not essential to succeed in the role. You should have a thorough knowledge of Design process, through until CAD stage, as well as an awareness of design innovations within relevant markets. You will have first class communication skills, with a natural ability to coach and mentor students through your personable approach.

As the theory involved in this role is of a higher level than its’ comparable English qualification, it would be highly advantageous that you have experience within an academic management context. Ideally you will be able to demonstrate experience of research and it would be hugely beneficial to you in your position as Professor if you have experience of writing course modules.

About the Reward

The package for this Professor is substantial. You can expect an excellent cash package of circa £40k – tax-free for the first two years - as well as a wide-ranging benefits package including rent-free accommodation. This is a fantastic overseas opportunity for either those who are looking to spend the latter part of their career overseas, or perhaps those who are looking for development opportunities within a new cultural setting.

If you are interested in this role or potentially considering a move, please send your CV with a brief cover note providing some background on why you would like to be considered.  Alternatively, if you would like to hear more details or have an initial, confidential conversation, please contact Carlé Liddell. Email address is or call 0141 375 0541.