Faculty Position in Quantitative Risk Management

Yonsei University Underwood International College

2020 Full-time Faculty Recruitment in Quantitative Risk Management

2020.05.22 ~ 2020.07.08

FACULTY International
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Non-Tenure Track Teaching Position

in Quantitative Risk Management

Underwood International College, Yonsei University, South Korea

The Underwood International College (UIC) of Yonsei University invites applicants for a full time non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) to teach at the International Campus in Songdo, Incheon, located within the greater Seoul metropolitan region in South Korea.

We are particularly interested in those with strong academic backgrounds and teaching interest in Quantitative Risk Management.

We welcome applicants with excellent level of English proficiency, who are holding Ph.D. degree in any related academic field, more than 1 year of research or educational experience after obtaining Ph.D. degree. We expect successful candidates to teach and mentor students in English as a first language. We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills and experiences with college-level teaching. Particularly, research experiences and teaching interest with global perspectives are preferred. As part of Yonsei University’s continuing effort to increase faculty diversity, the preference will be given to non-Korean candidates.

The appointment will begin from March 1, 2021. Teaching responsibilities are typically 12 credit hours (4 classes) per semester and a successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in English. Compensation includes competitive salary, health insurance and other benefits. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a presentation and an interview. For additional information, please contact the UIC office or a professor on the following list. Prospective applicants are also encouraged to look at our website at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr

• Submitting Documents

Interested applicants must apply online at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp and submit the original copies of the required documents to the following mailing address by the deadline. Application without submitting the required documents will not be considered for evaluation.

• Mailing Address

Ms. Jinwoo Nam

Veritas B Rm#437, 85 Songdogwahak-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon 21983, Republic of Korea

T: +82-2-2123-3922

• Application Date: May 25 – July 8, 2020

• Application Dead Line: 17:00 Wednesday, July 8th 2020

Documents arriving after the deadline will not be accepted.

• Submitting Documents:

1. Completed Online Application Form and Religious Background [Available for print online at http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr/professorship/application.asp]

2. A USB flash drive
A. The Ph.D. Dissertation (PDF format)
B. List of publications and the summary of publications (MS EXCEL or MS WORD or PDF format) *Please use the attached form.

3. Research Materials
A. 2 copies of List of publications (*Please use the attached form.)
- Major publications (up to three) after March 2017 should be written below “Main Achievements”.
B. Original or a copy of research work after March, 2017 (Research work that is expected to be published is acceptable, if provided together with documentary evidence.)

4. Two recommendation letters (from professors or professionals in the same program or field)
- The university in which the applicant is applying to and department must be clearly indicated with the full name of the applicant.
- It must be sealed and signed on the sealed line or completely sealed.
- The recommendation letters must contain the referee's actual signature.

5. Certificate of Graduation & Transcripts from B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. (Copies are allowed, but original documents must be submitted upon request.)

6. Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information
*Please use the attached form.

• Contacts

Professor Joocheol Kim

Chair of Quantitative Risk Management

Underwood International College


• About Quantitative Risk Management

As modern financial institutions face various risks from a wide range of financial and non-financial sources, measuring these risks have become a vital part of business and society. Quantitative Risk Management(QRM) major is a multidisciplinary program designed to prepare students for careers in financial and insurance risk management. The QRM program offers courses in economics, mathematical finance, actuarial science, and statistics. It is a rich, yet mathematically rigorous, curriculum that educates students to understand, measure, and manage the risk underlying financial entities.

• About Underwood International College (UIC)

Yonsei University’s Underwood International College is a highly competitive program at South Korea’s most prestigious private university. UIC combines the intimate atmosphere and low student-faculty ratio of a liberal arts college with the resources of a major research university. All instruction is in English, and the student body consists of only native and near-native speakers of English drawn from over 47 different countries. For more information, please see: http://uic.yonsei.ac.kr.