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1 October 2008

Korea in January

The Korea Development Institute of Public Policy and Management is pleased to announce an open call for applications for 6 faculty members to teach debate/public speaking and academic writing in English in Seoul, Korea during the month of January.

Dates: January 3 (arrival) to January 31 (departure)

Position Description: Instructors will be assigned, depending on their preference, to teach an intensive English course, either a course on debate/public speaking or a course on academic writing. The audience are the incoming graduate students in the MPP program (Masters of Public Policy and in the MBA (Masters in Business Administration. The audience are primarily mid-level managers at Korean corporations, Korean government officials and government officials from a wide range of developing nations in South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America and Europe.

Teaching Load: Classes will run Monday through Friday, for 4 hours each day. There will be a break on the 26th and 27th of January for the Lunar New Year holiday prior to the conclusion of the term.

Weekends are free for sightseeing, skiing, or enjoying the fine culinary, cultural and social options that a city of 15 million people has to offer!

Application Deadline: October 31, 2008

Qualifications: Applicants should possess at least a Master’s Degree in business, the humanities or the social sciences with experience in teaching public speaking, debate, or academic writing. Experience teaching ESL/ELD students (non-native English speakers) is highly preferred.

Salary: Faculty will be paid W75,000 per hour of teaching (approximately $75 per hour). Net compensation should be around $5000 for the month. Faculty will be required to provide their own plane ticket and housing. The KDI School will help in reserving hotel or hostel space for faculty members.

Application Procedures:Please send the following material to Jason Jarvis (Director of the Preliminary Term) @:

Additionally, please CC a copy of your application to:

1) A cover letter that includes your name, email address, phone number (cell phone is preferred) and a fax number if it is available.
2) A current Curriculum Vitae

The Application Deadline is October 31, 2008
Chosen faculty members will be notified on or before November 14, 2008.

Jason Jarvis
Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management
Asian Debate Institute 2008

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