Seoul National University Seeking Foreign Faculty

Job Description & Qualification

Position Details
- Area/major: any subject of legal study (including legal clinics)
- Contract period: up to 4 years (for assistant professors) or up to 6 years (for associate professors or full professors)
- Tenure-track position

- At least 2 articles (“articles” hereinafter include a doctorate dissertation) published in the past 3 years (for applicants with doctorate degree);
- At least 3 articles published in the past 5 years (for applicants with no doctorate degree but admitted to bar in the U.S. or other jurisdictions);
- Or no publication at all (for practicing lawyers with more than 7 years of work experience who has shown his/her excellence in relevant field)

- Salary: may vary depending on the position and the years of past work and academic experience
- Housing: faculty housing on campus at a substantially subsidized rental rate available for up to 7 years plus moving expenses
- Fringe benefit including, but not limited to, support fund for newly hired professors, support fund for research / teaching material, voucher, etc.

Application Procedure

Candidates who are interested are encouraged to send email to along with their CVs. Once the official procedure begins in September, candidates will be asked to file their application via our Faculty Recruitment website ( The documents to be submitted with the application form are as follows:
- Selected publications to be reviewed
- Certificate of graduation
- Certificate of past work experience
- List of publications
- Personal statement
- Research Statement
- Letter of recommendation

Contact email address:

Application Deadline: Mid-October, 2019

About the Organization

Since its foundation in 1895 as South Korea’s first national university, Seoul National University (SNU) has been the leading research university in Korean peninsula. In teaching, research, and public service, SNU continues to set the standard of excellence.
The mission of Seoul National University in the twenty-first century is to create a vibrant intellectual community where students and scholars join together in building the future. As Korea's leading research university, Seoul National University is committed to diversifying its student body and faculty, fostering global exchange, and promoting path-breaking research in all fields of knowledge.

Additional Information

To learn more on the position, contact Prof. Youngjoon Kwon, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, at Potential applicants will be provided with more information on the position and the school.

For Additional Questions

Job ID

ID: J5062