Instructor (Lecturer), Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in EE

University of Utah
New Songdo City
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  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the University of Utah invites applications
for the career‐line (non‐tenure‐line, renewable one‐year contract) position of Instructor (Lecturer) or
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at the University of Utah Asia Campus (UAC) in New Songdo City, South
Korea. The position would begin 1 January 2021. Rank is granted based on advanced degree held (master's
degree for Instructor rank; doctoral degree for Assistant Professor rank). Salary is competitive and
commensurate with experience. All full‐time employees are provided a health benefit plan. Housing is
provided for UAC faculty members with an E‐1 Korean visa. Some personal and professional travel
expenses are provided by the UAC.
 
Minimum qualifications include an MS in electrical engineering or a closely related field and a record of
teaching success in relevant courses. Experience with and interest in teaching in a multilingual context are
also required, and international teaching experience is preferred. Applicants from traditionally
underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
 
Applicants should access the job listing at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/108744 and supply a
cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as course evaluations, peer review letters,
and/or a teaching portfolio), and a list of three references (sought after the initial screening). Questions
about the position may be directed to Prof. Angela Rasmussen at angela.rasmussen@utah.edu.
 
UAC is part of a multi‐university campus in New Songdo City, part of the greater Incheon metropolitan
area in Northwest South Korea, approximately one hour southwest of Seoul and twenty minutes from
Incheon International Airport. The five‐year‐old campus enrolls students from Korea, the US, and several
other (predominantly East and South Asian) nations; a majority of students enrolled at UAC specifically
are Korean nationals. UAC hosts several undergraduate majors, including Communication, Film and Media
Arts, Civil Engineering, Psychology, Electrical Engineering, and Urban Ecology. All non‐language courses
are conducted in English.
 
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate
based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression,
status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from
historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and
protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants,
upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable
accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire
about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability
accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S.
Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581‐8365. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience
working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to
improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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Instructor (Lecturer), Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in EE

University of Utah
New Songdo City

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