[eDebate] 2 MA Job Announcements @ KDI Graduate School (Korea)

Jason Jarvis debatekorea
Wed Apr 4 04:20:07 CDT 2007

The KDI School has recently begun the first Gradaute student debating team 
in Korea.  Our students will be participating in next weeks Korean National 
Championship, as well as the Asian Debate Championships in May. (It is 
common internationally for Graduate Students to debate.)

The KDI School is an outstanding place to work and faculty are treated 
exceptionally well.  These jobs are unique opportunities to work in an 
amazingly multicultural environment and also participate in the Korean 
debate community which is expanding at an exponential rate.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact me, or visit the 
school website:


Position #1:
Business Communication and Debate Lecturer

Description: The KDI School seeks a full time lecturer who can teach 
Business (Organizational) Communication as well as Public Speaking and/or 
Debate.  This position involves teaching fundamental business communication 
techniques to MBA students as well as Advanced English courses in Public 
Speaking and Debate to other KDI graduate students.  The contract would 
require teaching 2-3 per semester.

Minimum Qualifications: Native English Speaker with an MA in Communication, 
Rhetoric or a related field.

The ideal candidate would have extensive experience in competitive debate 
(please include this experience in your application) as well as an MA degree 
with an Organizational Communication focus. Experience in the international 
business world is a plus.  Experience teaching non-native speakers of 
English and/or working in a multicultural environment is preferred.


Position #2:
Writing Instructor and English Lecturer

Description: The KDI School seeks an experienced English teacher with the 
ability to train graduate students in the fundamentals of academic English 
writing. This position would involve teaching 2-3 courses per semester, at 
least one of which would be writing during each term.

Minimum Qualifications: Native English Speaker with a Master?s Degree in 
English or a related field.
Experience teaching/coaching debate and/or public speaking is preferred, 
though not mandatory for this position.
The ideal candidate would have experience teaching English as a Second 
Language in a foreign country and/or teaching in a 
multicultural/multi-lingual environment.


Working Environment: The KDI School of Public Policy and Management is a 
Korean government affliated decade old institution.  The school is the 
graduate degree granting arm of the Korea Development Institute, one of the 
most decorated research institutes in Korea.  The school and research 
institute are both located in northeast Seoul, a thriving metropolis of over 
12 million people.

The KDI School provides graduate degrees in four concentrations: MBA (Master 
of Business Administration), MPP (Master of Public Policy), MAM (Master of 
Asset Management), or MFDI (Master of Foreign Direct Investment).  The 
majority of students are MBA and MPP students.  All classes are conducted in 

KDI students are primarily working business professionals and government 
employees.   While the majority of students are Korean, over 25% of students 
are from other countries.  Many of these countries are developing nations in 
Asia, Africa and Latin America.  It is not uncommon in a class of 20 
students to have 7 or more nationalities represented.

Contract: Both positions are for a one year appointment that is renewable 
based upon satisfactory evaluations and teaching performance.  Salary will 
be commensurate with experience.  The KDI School desires to hire the highest 
quality instructors and consistently offers competitive compensation 
packages to highly qualified applicants.

The job search will continue until July 1 or until the position is filled.  
The appointment will begin in September (preferably) or January.  (The KDI 
School calendar year begins in January.)

Application Procedures: Please email a current Curriculum Vitae, contact 
information (email and phone numbers) and 3 references to:

Jason L. Jarvis

Assistant Dean and Lecturer,
Korea Development Institute Graduate School of Public Policy and Management
Email: debatekorea at kdischool.ac.kr
OP: 82-2-3299 1031
Fax: 82-2-3299-1240
Mobile: 82-19-381-2305

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