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Job Opening: Research Scientist for the TEPS Center

  • February 12, 2015
  • Hit 13040
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1. Job Description: TEPS Center is a testing institute which develops and manages multiple English language assessment programs in Korea. The center is housed in Seoul National University. Among the tests developed by TEPS Center, the TEPS is a government-certified assessment, and has been used to evaluate the English skills of hundreds of thousands of Koreans every year since 1999. The responsibilities of the research scientist position include:

  • a.Manage and analyze the data of assigned operational and research projects with accuracy and thorough attention to detail
  • b.Work both independently and as a member of a team
  • c.Learn new knowledge and acquire analytical skills quickly to solve operational problems whenever appropriate or necessary

2. Qualifications:

  • a.A doctoral degree in educational assessment, psychometrics, statistics, or a closely related field is required
  • b.Open rank
  • c.Ability to use statistical and psychometric software packages (e.g., SAS, BILOG-MG, MULTILOG, R, FACETS, PARSCALE, etc.)
  • d.2 or more years of experience in the testing field required
  • e.Proficiency in English preferred

3. Compensation and Benefits

  • a.Full time salary rate: Depending on qualifications
  • b.Employment-based health insurance
  • c.Subsidized housing on campus (foreigner only)
  • d.Generous paid vacation and sick leave
  • e.Research collaboration opportunities

4. How to apply: Please send the following documents by email or by mail until March 13th, 5p.m at

  • -Email:
    Jihae Kim (
  • -Mailing Address:
    Jihae Kim
    TEPS Center, Language Education Institute, Seoul National University,
    1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-742, South Korea.
  • a.Cover letter with a photo taken within the last 6 months attached
  • b.Undergraduate/graduate transcripts and degree certificates
  • c.Curriculum vitae
  • d.Selected accomplishments up to 5(journal/conference papers, research/technical reports, and books) published within 3 years
  • e.2 reference letters (Reference should be in the related field)
  • f.Verification of employment if applicable

Job Opening: Data Analyst for the TEPS Center
Job Opening: Research Scientist for the TEPS Center