Faculty Position in Biology

The State University of New York in Korea

Teaching Faculty Position for Biology in Faculty of Sciences and Humanities (FSH)

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The State University of New York (SUNY) Korea was established in March 2012 as the first American university system in Incheon, South Korea. Currently, SUNY Korea offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Technology and Society, Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Business Management, and Electrical and Computer Engineering from Stony Brook University (SBU) and associate programs in Fashion Design and Fashion Business Management from Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Students of SUNY Korea experience authentic American higher education and take courses in both South Korea and the SBU home campuses in the U.S. In addition to the major courses of the above-mentioned programs, SUNY Korea also offers various General Education courses such as Biology, Physics, Geology, History, Social Science, Political Science, Language, Music, Arts, Career Development, etc. In order to strengthen our educational capacity further, SUNY Korea is constantly expanding its programs and recruiting prominent faculty from all over the world.

Job Description

The Faculty of Sciences and Humanities (FSH) at SUNY Korea invites applications for a full-time faculty member with a specialty in Biology to start in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will teach a variety of general education Biology courses including Evolutionary Biology, Ecology, and Biodiversity.


- Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field from a US institution.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching Biology at the college level
- Excellent command of English (all instruction is in English)
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Teaching experience in an English-speaking institution preferred

Review of candidates will begin in early June and will continue until the position is filled.

Submission instructions

The following required application materials must be submitted electronically to jungmin.hong@sunykorea.ac.kr in a single PDF file containing the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Statement
  • Copy of Academic Transcripts and Degree Certificates from all colleges and universities attended
  • Names, Titles, and Contact information of at least two references

Note that the original university transcripts will be requested at the time of appointment. For further information, please contact:

Professor Joseph Jungmin Hong
Faculty of Sciences and Humanities
SUNY Korea
119-2 Songdo Moonhwa-Ro, Yeonsu-Gu
Incheon, South Korea 21985
E-mail: jungmin.hong@sunykorea.ac.kr