Company Name:

University of Utah


Salt Lake City, Utah

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:


Date Posted:

March 4, 2019

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Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

Psychology at the University of Utah Asia Campus, Incheon, South Korea.

Assistant Professor (Lecturer)

The Department of Psychology at the University of Utah invites applications for a career-line faculty position at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Incheon, South Korea. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Psychology and teaching and research experience in any area are encouraged to apply, but we are especially interested in candidates who are able to teach undergraduate courses in Introductory Psychology and Statistics. The primary focus of this position will be undergraduate teaching, but candidates with research programs who can also supervise undergraduate research experiences will be given preference. Initial appointments will be for 1 year, but can be extended for additional terms. We are looking for faculty who are excited to help build this new program and support the development of cross-cultural research opportunities. All instruction and interaction with students and faculty will be in English, no knowledge of the Korean language is required.

Please submit a letter detailing teaching experience and research interests, a CV, teaching evaluations, representative publications as appropriate, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted at: Address any questions to Dr. Frances Friedrich at

Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience. All full-time employees are provided a health benefit plan. Housing is provided for UAC employees with an E-1 or an F-4 Korean Visa. Some personal and professional travel expenses are provided by the UAC.

Note: This 12-month non-tenure-track position requires relocation to South Korea. The appointment will be from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020, and is renewable upon review. As a condition of employment, a successful candidate must be able to get a valid work visa for South Korea.

Location: This position is located at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in Incheon (Songdo area), South Korea ( Along with Ghent University, George Mason University, and Stony Brook University (SUNY), the University of Utah is one of the founding institutions of the Incheon Global Campus (IGC). All students spend three years studying at the UAC in South Korea and one year studying in Salt Lake City. All graduating students at UAC receive a University of Utah degree. Currently, the UAC offers five undergraduate majors in communication, psychology, film and media arts, civil and environment engineering, and urban ecology and two graduate programs in public health and biomedical informatics.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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