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Recruiting Full-time Foreign Teachers
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Korea Science Academy(KSA)
of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Recruiting Full-time Foreign Teachers

KSA of KAIST, a special high school for students gifted in mathematics and science, is looking for competent and sincere foreign full-time teachers as follows:

1. Employment areas and positions
Department Subject Major field of study Positions
Dept. of Math & Computer Science Mathematics All areas of pure and applied Mathematics


Dept. of Physics & Earth science Physics All areas of pure and applied Physics


Dept. of Chemistry & Biology Chemistry All areas of Chemistry


Biology All areas of Biology


2. Eligibility
  • A person with a doctor´s degree or a master's degree and 5 years' or more of teaching and/or research experiences
  • A person who is versed in English (Most lectures must be taught in English.)
  • A person with an official teacher's certificate (desirable)

3. Term of Employment
  • 2 years (The term of employment can be renewed by the mutual written agreement between employer and employee.)

4. Working Hours
  • Employee shall work eight (8) hours per day for five (5) calendar days per week from Monday to Friday and shall not work on Saturdays, Sundays and any national holidays of the Republic of Korea.
  • Working hours can be adjusted by principal depending on the circumstances.
5. Working Condition
  • Annual Salary: 36,000,000 KRW~72,000,000 KRW per year (depending on qualification and experience/negotiable)
  • Housing: Furnished housing provided.
  • Up to 2,000,000 KRW will be reimbursed for Employee's entrance to Korea including airfare, moving expenses, etc.
  • Severance pay: equivalent to one month's salary.
  • Compulsory medical insurance: 50% of premiums paid by employer.
  • National Pension: 50% of contributions paid by employer.

6. Selection Process
  • Stage 1: Evaluation of submitted documents (KSA will give individual notice)
  • Stage 2: Interview and open class lecture (30mins. each)
    - Only for the applicants who pass stage 1
    - Under unavoidable circumstances, the open class lecture can be substituted for a recorded class or be exempted.
    - If the applicant can not have a face-to-face interview at KSA, the interview will be done using the real-time video or telephone.

7. Required Documents to be submitted
  • Application [attached KSA form] [Download]
  • Certificate of every academic degree (Copy of the diploma)
  • One photocopy of passport
  • 2 or more recommendation letters
  • The final degree thesis (abstract of the thesis)
    Optional Documents
  • Published journal papers
  • Results of research/study
  • Certified documents of career and awards
  • Certificate of qualification or official teacher's certificate
8. Application Period
  • KSA is inviting full-time foreign teachers at any time.

         - Spring semester employment: until October 30 (previous year)

         - Fall semester employment: until May 31 (same year)

  • If you cannot submit your applications in person or by mail, you may send them by E-mail. When you visit KSA for the interview, you have to submit original copies of them
  • If the document is lost while it is being sent by mail, it is the responsibility of the applicant.
9. Important Reminder
  • Giving false information will result in the termination of the employment contect at ant time before or after employment.
  • If the documents are not properly made out, it is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • The submitted documents will not be returned and any forms of incomplete documents will not be accepted.

10. Contact Information
  • For more information
  • Address: Korea Science Academy of KAIST
    899 Danggam 3-Dong, Busanjin-Gu, Busan 614-822, South Korea
    (우614-822) 대한민국 부산시 부산진구 당감3동 899번지 한국과학영재학교
  • Telephone : +82-51-6062-154, Fax: +82-51-6062-392
  • E-mail:, Home page: Http://