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Job Opening: Senior Research Scientist

  • April 20, 2011
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Job Opening: Senior Research Scientist

Position: Senior Research Scientist
Organization: TEPS Center, Language Education Institute, Seoul National University
Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea

The Language Education Institute (LEI) at Seoul National University is seeking a dedicated and qualified Senior Research Scientist to work as full-time researcher for TEPS (Test of English Proficiency developed by Seoul National University).

QUALIFICATIONS
A doctoral degree in Educational Measurement, Language Testing, Educational Psychology, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field is required. At least nine years of experience in teaching or research is required (three of which can have come from research and/or teaching during a doctoral program).

JOB DESCRIPTION
The successful candidate will lead LEI’s research team to study assessment and work on developing and researching language tests and related issues for English language learners.

SALARY
Negotiable according to prior experience
Employment Term
One year (permanent contract available upon 2 years of favorable performance evaluation)

HOUSING
A foreign scholar will be provided with either a rent-free, minimally furnished, one- or two-bedroom faculty apartment close to campus, or with a monthly housing allowance.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
Please submit the following documents to the LEI by mail or email:
- Resume
- List of publications
- Research papers: must have been published within the past three years including the month of the application deadline, totaling at least 300 points.
   * book: 200 points; single-authored paper: 100 points; co-authored paper: 30~70 points, according to
     the number of authors
- Copies of degree(s)/certificate(s)
- Copies of academic transcripts (undergraduate level and above)
- Copy of passport (photo page)
- Two letters of recommendation

STARTING DATE June 1, 2011 (negotiable)
DEADLINE & CONTACT INFORMATION
The application deadline is May 16th (Monday), 2011 by 6 pm Korea Standard Time. If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Eun Shil Lim at hyjuck@snu.ac.kr.
Ms. Eun Shil Lim
Language Proficiency Testing Center, LEI (Bldg. #137-1 5th Floor)
Seoul National University
1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu
Seoul 151-742 Korea
Tel: +82-2-880-8778
Email: hyjuck@snu.ac.kr 

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