Lecturer in Korean

University of Virginia in Virginia

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 28, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Korean: The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Korean language beginning August 25, 2014. The position is an initial one academic year appointment with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory teaching performance and evidence of professional development. We seek a skilled language instructor with experience teaching both non-heritage and heritage students at all levels. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, teaching experience, and have at least a Master's or higher academic degree in one of the following: Korean linguistics, teaching Korean as a second language, applied linguistics, or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Korean language at the university level in the United States. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the program, and active involvement in program matters. To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (https://jobs.virginia.edu); search on Posting Number 0613841. Applicants should electronically attach the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, and teaching evaluations. (Use "other 1" and "other 2" to attach syllabi and evaluations.) Selected candidates will be asked to provide a teaching demonstration on digital media. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to Maggie vanEkeren at mvb3q@virginia.edu. Review of applications will begin April 30, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Susie Kim (434) 243-8080, sjk6e@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to: Maggie vanEkeren (434) 982-2665 mvb3q@virginia.edu. The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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