Between 2010 and 2011, I was a professor in the College of Applied Life Sciences at Jeju National University, in South Korea. There, I taught several undergraduate and graduate level courses for the students in the life sciences program.
During this time, I had a unique chance to learn about the academic system in South Korea, and to meet wonderful and dedicated students (both Korean and international), as well as to work alongside amazing colleagues:
Faculty at Korean universities often teach several courses per semester. In my case, I taught four required courses in the Spring semester of 2010 (click on the link to the right to download the slides):
- Systems Biology (slides)
- Biochemistry (slides)
- Biostatistics (slides)
- English for Biotechnology (slides)
However, two of these classes were shared with other faculty in the College of Life Sciences. During the Fall semester of 2010, I taught three required courses, and one optional on data visualization: