Sungkyunkwan University, SKK Graduate School of Business, Seoul, Korea
Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in Finance

The SKK Graduate School of Business (SKK GSB) at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, Korea, invites applications for tenure-track positions at any rank beginning Fall 2013. Classroom instructions are conducted in English and knowledge of Korean language is NOT required.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: The school offers highly competitive US salaries, attractive summer support, free off-campus housing, children's tuition at international school, medical insurance, and relocation expenses. The teaching load is low and there are minimal service requirements. The school provides generous research and travel grants, conference funding, and research assistance. Majority of SKK GSB faculty are internationally based and all received their Ph.D. from top-ranked business schools in the US. In addition, there are several distinguished professors from U.S. visiting us throughout the year.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: All candidates must have a doctoral degree in finance or related fields prior to appointment. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Heavy emphasis will be placed on the quality of the applicant's research output. Proven teaching track record is highly desirable. Members of SKK GSB faculty will meet with candidates at the upcoming AFA in January.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Sungkyunkwan University is a top-ranked, highly innovative and comprehensive private university with 600 years of history. SKK GSB is ranked 66th in the Financial Times Global Rankings 2012. Set against the rich tradition of Sungkyunkwan University, SKK GSB is an eight-year old business school that admitted its first MBA class in the fall of 2004.

We have a diverse MBA class, both geographically and experience-wise, with students coming from over 20 different countries including US, Canada, Germany, Russia, China, and India, and a joint-degree EMBA program with Indiana University that started in the fall of 2009.

The mission of SKK GSB is to become the best MBA and EMBA program in Asia. With very strong financial support from the Samsung Group and commitment from the university, the school enjoys the freedom and flexibility to recruit the top faculty and students, and to provide the best infrastructure and support to facilitate research, teaching, and learning. In addition to the relationship with Samsung, the school has extensive linkage with other major corporations in Korea. This industry linkage allows SKK GSB to provide extensive internship opportunities for students in wide-ranging industries. It also provides for faculty collaboration with the industry in research, consulting, and executive training.

The school recently moved into a new building with unparalleled teaching facilities, office spaces, and a behavioral lab. The physical environment around the school also provides an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities. Seoul, the capital city of Korea, is a cosmopolitan city, rich with historical heritage and attractions of various kinds. The location of the school in Seoul is known as a Mecca of Korean youths with many cultural facilities, theaters, galleries, restaurants, and other attractions. To find out more about the school, please visit our web site at

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should send (preferably by e-mail) cover letter, curriculum vitae, three reference letters, an example of written work for presentation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the address below:

Ms. Kay Park
SKK Graduate School of Business
Sungkyunkwan University
25-2, Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongro-gu
Seoul, Korea 110-745
Tel: +82-2-740-1504
FAX: +82-2-740-1503
School Website:

Sungkyunkwan University is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 11/6/12