2010.02.25 13:08:12 (*.72.158.79)
The University of Michigan Department of Asian Languages and Cultures invites applications for the position of Korean Language Program Director starting September 1, 2010. This position will provide supervision and leadership for the faculty teaching Korean language. Responsibilities include 9-10 instructional hours a week, active leadership in curricular and program affairs, and supervision of program faculty (particularly focused on mentorship for new faculty). The Director of the Korean Language Program is a member of the department’s Language Program Committee. A typical full-time (100% effort) load for a Lecturer III in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is three courses per semester, or the equivalent in other duties.
Applicants must have at least a MA in Korean language pedagogy (PhD preferred), applied linguistics or a related field with at least ten years substantial language teaching experience in Korean language programs, expertise and experience in curriculum and material development, and evidence of scholarly work related to language teaching, linguistics, or comparative culture (at least five publications are preferable). Familiarity with computer-assisted language instruction is preferred. Native or near-native competence in both English and Korean is required. Excellence in teaching and instructional service will be the principal criteria used to select the successful candidate.
A complete dossier includes a letter of application explaining your qualifications, separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, three letters of recommendation, and examples of publications. A teaching demo videotape/DVD and samples of materials development are recommended. Please send all application documents to: ALC Korean Coordinator Search Committee, University of Michigan, Suite 6111,202 S. Thayer Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608.
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2010. Review of applications will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Based on the expected supervisory responsibilities associated with this position, it is anticipated that it will be excluded from the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization.