Job: Law and Medicine at Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei Law School

Assistant, Associate Professor or Full Professor in Law and Medicine

Yonsei Law School invites applications for a faculty position in the general area of Anglo-American law. Apply for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank.


Candidates should provide evidence of potential or demonstrated distinction in scholarship and teaching, as well as possessing excellent academic qualifications. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their academic leadership potential and professional experience. We encourage diverse approaches to law, legal research and legal education. Ideal candidates should be able to teach about the issues surrounding the intersection of law and medicine such as medical law and health law.


Yonsei University is the oldest and a leading private university in Korea. Yonsei Law School is committed to world-class research and providing the finest legal education to the most talented students in Asia and beyond. We seek to train the next generation of leaders for both the public sector and private sector. We provide an ideal congregation of diverse people, perspectives, and opinions. Seminal scholars work together with former judges, prosecutors and practitioners to employ a wide range of methodologies to develop innovative forms of integrated thinking. We have a tight community of faculty, students, staff, and alumni who are committed to excellence. As an economic, political and intellectual hub, Seoul provides access to policy and decision makers at all levels and ranks among the most vibrant and safe cities in dynamic Asia.


A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Fringe benefits include research grants, medical and dental schemes, relocation assistance and an initial housing allowance for a limited period.


To ensure consideration for a position beginning in March 1, 2011 or September 1, 2011, pre-applications should be submitted by September 15, 2010. Candidates should submit a pre-application package via e-mail:

CONTACT: Associate Dean for International Affairs Joongi Kim
Subject: Foreign Professor Position

The initial pre-application should include (i) a cover letter (ii) a detailed CV including research statement, list of publications and the names of at least 3 referees. After a preliminary review of the above documents, please provide supplementary documentations upon request.

Yonsei University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.


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