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Full-time TEPS Researchers (Editors)

Dec 09, 2008

Job opening: Full-time TEPS Researchers (Editors)

Position: Full-time Researchers (English Test Editors)
Organization: Language Education Institute, Seoul National University
Location: Seoul, South Korea

The Language Education Institute of Seoul National University in Korea is seeking dedicated and qualified English test editors. The position involves proofreading, editing and writing test items for TEPS (Test of English Proficiency developed by Seoul National University).

Applicants need to have at least a master's degree. Preference is given to humanities or social sciences majors. No prior experience in teaching or editing is required, but previous editing experience is desirable.

You will be required to write, proofread, edit and grade test items. The ideal candidate will have a good cultural background, an ability to use resources online, and the capacity to work independently.

Salary starts at 33.6 million KRW per year. You will be paid separately for additional work. Upon the completion of the contract, severance pay equivalent to one average month's income is made.

The starting date for this position is negotiable.

Non-Koreans will be provided with either a rent-free, minimally furnished, one- or two-bedroom Faculty Apartment on campus or housing support in a certain amount each month.

You will have an annual total of four weeks of paid vacation.

Non-Koreans will be paid the amount of 1,000,000 KRW for one round-trip airfare at the end of the contract. You may also take evening courses in the LEI's Korean Language Program (KLP) free of charge, provided that your attendance does not interfere with your duties in the Testing Center.

Please submit the following documents to the LEI by email or mail:
- Cover letter (or letter of self-introduction)
- Resume
- Copies of degree(s)/certificate(s)
- Copies of academic transcripts (undergraduate level and above)
- Copy of passport (photo page)
- Foreigner's Registration Card (if you already reside in Korea) or Residence Card for Foreign
National Koreans (or Report by Overseas Korean Residents if applicable)
- two letters of recommendation

Friday, January 9, 2009, 6 pm. If you are interested or have any questions, please feel free to contact Hyun Mi Cho at

Hyun Mi Cho
Research Assistant
Language Proficiency Testing Center (Rm. #403)
Language Education Institute (Bldg. #137-1)
Seoul National University
1 Gwanangno, Gwanak-Gu
Seoul 151-742
Tel: +82-2-880-8778