University of Northern Iowa

Kyungpook National University Visiting Scholar Program

Purpose: To encourage collaboration between partner institutions and provide a special international education experience for KNU students. It is also hoped that visiting scholars will explore possible research links with their host department during their stay at KNU, and encourage further collaboration on student and faculty levels once they return to their own institution.

Subject Areas: The visiting scholars should be specialized in a filed related to KNU interests and will be hosted by the appropriate KNU department.

Teaching Commitment:The visiting scholar will be required to teach 1 three-credit course (45 hours of class contact) over a period of 3 weeks, which is scheduled as 3-hour classes, 5 times a week.

Class Information:To attract a broader range of students, we prefer visiting scholars to teach introductory-level courses that do not have prerequisites, although this can be discussed further with the host department. Where possible, we would like to encourage the use of interactive teaching methods. Given the short duration of the summer/winter sessions, we prefer that the students are given handouts, instead of being required to purchase a text book.

Winter Session Dates: January 2 ~ January 22, 2013

Financial Arrangements: KNU will provide: Roundtrip airfare (economy class) – to be paid upon arrival; Campus accommodation for 3 weeks (up to 23 days); Stipend of $2,000 – to be paid in the end of course

Cultural Experience: Various cultural excursions will be arranged during the winter session, along with the chance to attend introductory Korean language classes.

Procedure: Please submit a current resume (including academic background, previous work and teaching experience, and research interests) and a proposed course outline (format available on request) by August 24, 2012 to the Office of International Affairs knuglobal@knu.ac.kr.