Preceptor in Korean
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a full-time Preceptor in Korean beginning July 1, 2012. The successful applicant should be well versed on the issues of teaching Korean as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of Korean, must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of modern standard Korean, written and spoken, at native or near-native proficiency and must be able to teach all levels of modern Korean.
Several years of experience teaching modern Korean at the college level in the United States and specialization in Korean pedagogy and second language acquisition is highly desirable. An M.A. degree or higher in Korean Linguistics, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field is preferred; experience in teaching based-on multimedia and technology is a plus. This one-year appointment is renewable, based on performance and curricular need, for up to a total of eight years.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations if available, and the names and contact information of three references (who will be invited to upload letters of recommendation) to https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/4030. Candidates should also send a teaching demo (minimum of 30 minutes) by URL through the ARIeS portal, or send a DVD of the applicant teaching to:
Chair, Preceptor Search Committee
Korean Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
All application materials should be submitted by April 01, 2012. Please note that your references will not be invited to upload their references until you have submitted your complete application on-line.
Harvard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.