Job Openings (Yonsei University)

Job Openings at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Position Opening: Full-time faculty position at College of Commerce and Economics

1. Academic Position
College: College of Commerce and Economics
Department: Economics
Specific Major: Any field in Economics
Opening: 2
Specific Qualification:
– Foreign nationals only
– Tenure Track, full-time
– Dual Affiliation with Underwood Division (Underwood International College)

2. General Qualifications
1) Applicants should have at least one year of research or teaching experience after obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
2) Applicants must be legally eligible to work at a private university in Korea.
3) Applicants must agree with the general Christian education principles espoused byYonsei University.
4) A certain number of credit hours should be lectured in English

3. Required Documents
A. Two printed copies of completed online application form and one printed copy of “Statement of Religious Affiliations”.
B. Official diploma and transcripts (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D.)
* Photocopies may be submitted at the time of application; but short-listed candidates foropen lecture/interview must submit the official documents at the time of openlecture/interview.
C. Two printed copies of the list & summary of research publication(s)
*For main achievements (up to three), please check “Main Achievement” in the list of research records
D. A CD or USB containing the list & the summary of research publications file above (in MS-Excel or MS-Word format)
E. A CD or USB containing the applicant’s Ph.D. dissertation (PDF/MS-Word/WP format)
*The D) and E) may be stored together in one CD or USB
F. A printed copy of each publication (or equivalent documentation for exhibitions and performances) published after March 2012
G. Two letters of recommendation (From two or more professors(professionals) in thesame program or field)
* The applicant’s full name, the name of the school/program the applicant is applying must be specified in the letter.(overall clinical experiences, medical recording capabilities, communication skills, etc.)

4. Application Period
Thursday, July 2, 2015 – Friday, July 24, 2015 (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
* Applications may be submitted by mail, but must arrive at the office by 5:00 p.m. on July 24, 2015. Late applications will not be considered.

5. Mailing Address: Applications must be submitted directly to the office of College of Commerce and Economics. Address: College of Commerce and Economics, Yonsei University, 50 Yonsei-ro,Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 120-749, Korea

6. Evaluation Criteria and Process
Stage 1) Suitability for the advertised major
: The applicant’s suitability for the advertised position will be evaluated
Stage 2) Academic records and overall achievements
: The applicant’s academic excellence, teaching or research abilities, publication records will be comprehensively evaluated during this process
Stage 3) Open lecture/interview
: Short-listed applicants will be invited for an open lecture and interview. Presentationskills, academic potentials and overall qualifications will be evaluated.

7. Notification: Short-listed candidates will be personally contacted by electronic mail.

8. Things to Check Before Submitting Your Application:
1) Incomplete applications will not be considered or accepted; once submitted, theapplication materials will not be returned.
2) Applicants are responsible for any false, deficient or incomplete documents.
3) Please fill out all information on the application form correctly.
; Yonsei University has the right to revoke faculty appointments resulting from deficient information or false documents.
4) Applicants invited for an open lecture/interview must submit the official diplomas and transcripts at the time of open lecture/interview.

9. Additional Information
1) The official appointment will begin in Fall Semester, 2015.
2) The final candidates may be assigned to take dual affiliation in related departments.
3) For inquiries, please contact the numbers below:
*Office of Academic Affairs(Sinchon Campus) : 82-2-2123-2092
*College of Business and Economics: 82-2-2123-2454

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Call for Nominations (KAEA awards)

Dear KAEA Member,

The KAEA is soliciting nominations for two awards: the KAEA Young Scholar Award and the Maekyung-KAEA Economist Award. Award Nomination Committee members are Yeon-Koo Che (Chair), Chang-Jin Kim, and Yongseok Shin.

Please send your nomination by email together with any supporting materials (a cv of the nominee and a paragraph of the reason for nomination) to the award committee chair: Professor Yeon-Koo Che at yeonkooche@gmail.com. The nomination deadline is August 15, 2015.

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Call for Papers (KDI-KAEA)

Call for Papers for 2015 KDI-KAEA Joint Conference

  • Date: August, 12 2015
  • Theme: Recent Issues in Economics and Economic Policies
  • Venue: Korea Development Institute, Sejong City, Korea
  • Submission Deadline:  June 21, 2015

We solicit research papers for the joint conference of KAEA and KDI. This year we welcome papers from all fields of economics.  Papers with strong policy implications are favored.

A submission will be accepted only if it is a complete paper with (i) an abstract of 200-300 words, (ii) 3-5 keywords, and (iii) JEL code(s) on the title page. Submissions should be sent to Vice President, Hyungsik Roger Moon at (kaea2015conf@gmail.com) with KAEA/KDI joint conference in the subject of the email.  The submitted papers will be reviewed by the review committee.

Each selected paper will be awarded an honorarium by KDI for travel support.  In addition, accommodation for one night per paper will be provided to paper presenters.

If you like to submit your papers also for publication at the KDI Journal of Economic Policy published by KDI, please indicate it in the email. The papers submitted to the KDI Jounral of Economic Policy will have priorities for the conference (subject to review). The papers accepted for publication in the KDI Journal of Economic Policy will be awarded an additional honorarium by KDI (at a competitive rate).

Submissions will be accepted only from the lifetime KAEA members or those who have paid the KAEA membership dues for both 2014 and 2015 prior to the paper submission.

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Call for Papers (KIET)

Call for papers for KIET (산업연구원) Conference

  • Date: July 23, 2015 (Thursday)
  • Theme: 산업구조 변화에 따른 산업통상정책연구
  • Venue: KIET, Sejong City, Korea
  • Submission Deadline: June 7, 2015

The annual joint conference with the KIET will be held as a one-day conference on July 23, 2015.  Please note that the conference venue is at KIET in Sejong City (not Seoul).  We solicit papers on the theme above,  but we also welcome papers in the general area of industrial organization.

A submission will be accepted only if it is a complete paper with (i) an abstract of 300-400 words, (ii) 3-5 keywords, and (iii) JEL code(s) on the title page. Submissions should be sent to Vice President, Hyungsik Roger Moon at “kaea2015conf@gmail.com” with a subject title, “Joint Conference with KIET”. Each selected paper will be awarded an honorarium of KRW 2,500,000 by KIET for travel support.  In addition, accommodation for two nights per paper will be provided to paper presenters. Submitted papers will be reviewed by the referees selected by the KAEA and the KIET. Submissions from young scholars are strongly encouraged. Submissions will be accepted only from the lifetime KAEA members or those who have paid the KAEA membership dues for both 2014 and 2015 prior to the paper submission.

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Call for Papers (AJFS)

Special Issue of
Asia–Pacific Journal of Financial Studies
on Corporate Finance in the Global Economy: Value Creation via Innovations
Special Issue Editor: Yong H. Kim
University of Cincinnati

Asia–Pacific Journal of Financial Studies (AJFS) invites manuscripts for a special issue on Corporate Finance in the Global Economy: Value Creation via Innovations and related issues, scheduled for publication in 2016. AJFS became the first finance journal published in Asia covered by the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) in 2006. AJFS has been published since 1980 by the Korean Securities Association (KSA), the oldest and largest academic organization of finance scholars and practitioners in Korea.

Visit http://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/apjfs and www.apjfs.org for additional information about the Journal.

Globalization and market liberalization have led to borderless competition among corporations all over the world. To achieve sustainable growth, companies should create their competitive advantage via innovations in human capital, entrepreneurship, organizational structure, and so on. Various finance functions, such as asset pricing, corporate financing and investment, corporate governance, and risk management can assist companies in creating future value. The special issue is devoted to the empirical and theoretical studies of these and other related issues, both positive and normative. Examples of relevant topics may include, but are not limited to:

. Investment in human capital and firm value
. Corporate entrepreneurship and financial performance
. Global competition and corporate governance
. Corporate ownership, control and organizational changes and value creation
. Globalization and capital budgeting, corporate finance and the cost of capital
. Financial market integration and corporate financial policy
. Cross-border joint ventures, alliances, M&A, outsourcing and boundaries of the firm
. Corporate risk exposure and management in capital budgeting and financing decisions
. Corporate finance and portfolio allocation strategies
. Effects of globalization on financial constraints and investment
. Effects of macroeconomic and financial crises on corporate finance
. Financial liberalization and corporate finance
. Emerging market multinationals and corporate governance
. Political economy of culture, law, institution, and governance in corporate finance
. Financial innovations and corporate finance
. Behavioral issues related to firms and investors in corporate finance
. Corporate cash holdings and firm value
. Welfare consequences of financial globalization and corporate finance

AWARDS:
Up to eight papers will be selected for the Special Issue and a US$1,000 (or 1,000,000 KRW) award will be granted to each selected paper.

SUBMISSION INFORMATION:
All manuscripts must be in English and include an abstract of fewer than 500 words. The cover page should contain the paper’s title, the author’s name, affiliation, address, and e–mail address. The second page should contain only the paper’s title and abstract. All manuscripts should be submitted in PDF format to ajfs2015@gmail.com by August 31, 2015. No submission fee is required. We expect to complete the review process and communicate the results by December 31, 2015.

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Appreciation Letter

April 11, 2015

Members of the Korea-American Economic Association:

On behalf of our entire family, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude for sharing your condolences and for providing such a generous donation to the Catholic Charities organization in honor of Dr. Lee. The outpouring of support we have received from friends and colleagues of our father has served as a reminder of how well respected he was, not only as a scholar but as a friend to so many people.

Our father dedicated his entire life to the Catholic Church and we know he would be truly honored and grateful for the donation on his behalf. The organization has confirmed receipt of the donation and we’re sure the donation will have a positive impact throughout the entire church.

Sincerely,

The Lee Family

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Call for Papers (KIPF)

Call for papers for KIPF (Korea Institute of Public Finance, 조세재정연구원) Conference

  • Date: June 3, 2015 (Wednesday)
  • Theme: 조세정책의 경제적 효과와 개선 방향
  • Venue: Korea Institute of Public Finance, Sejong City, Korea
  • Submission Deadline: April 30, 2015

The annual joint conference with the KIPF will be held as a one-day conference in June, 2015 (exact date TBD).  Please note that the conference venue is at KIPF in Sejong City (not Seoul).  We solicit papers on the specific theme described above (for more specific topics of interest to KIPF, see the attached), but we also welcome papers in the general area of public finance.

A submission will be accepted only if it is a complete paper with (i) an abstract of 300-400 words, (ii) 3-5 keywords, and (iii) JEL code(s) on the title page.

Submissions should be sent to Vice President, Hyungsik Roger Moon at “kaea2015conf@gmail.com” with a subject title, “Joint Conference with KIPF”.

Two or three papers will be selected from the submission.

Each selected paper will be awarded an honorarium of KRW 2,000,000 by KIPF for travel support.  In addition, accommodation near Sejong City for two nights per paper will be provided to paper presenters.

In addition, KIPF is also soliciting research proposal from KAEA members on various topics in public finance. List of detailed topics is attached.  Those who are interested should send the research proposal to Vice President Hyungsik Roger Moon. Details of research project are negotiable.  Submitted papers and proposals will be reviewed by the referees selected by the KAEA and the KIPF. Submissions from young scholars are strongly encouraged.

Submissions will be accepted only from the lifetime KAEA members or those who have paid the KAEA membership dues for both 2014 and 2015 prior to the paper submission.

분야별 주요 조세이슈

1. 소득‧금융과세 제도
▪소득세 과세기반확대 (과세사각지대 해소 및 면세자 비율 축소)
▪소득공제제도의 세액공제로의 전환 지속 추진
▪주식양도차익 과세 확대 및 실효성 강화
▪금융소득(저축, 펀드, 채권 등)에 대한 과세제도 선진화
▪소득세 과세체계 조정 검토

2. 법인과세 제도
▪창업․성장․퇴출 등 기업의 생애주기별 지원체계 구축
▪투자․R&D에 대한 세제지원 등 잠재성장률 제고 유도
▪기업과세제도의 합리화 및 구조조정 세제의 지속적 보완
▪법인세 과표구간 간소화

3. 재산과세 제도
▪양도소득세 중과제도를 기본세율로 전환하고 감면제도를 합리화
▪상속증여세 세율 적정화 및 공제제도 개편, 재산 평가방법 개선,
▪거래세 완화·보유세 적정화에 맞춰 종합부동산세의 지방세 전환

4. 소비과세 제도
▪부가가치세 과세범위 확대(금융용역, 학원, 의료 과세범위 확대)
▪친환경 에너지세제 개편
▪개별소비세 과세대상품목 조정

5. 국제조세․협력 분야
▪역외탈세 방지를 위한 제도 선진화
▪조세피난처와의 정보교환협정체결 확대
▪외국인 투자에 대한 조세지원 개선,
▪거주자 판정 기준 보완

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