The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a Lecturer position in Korean language, to begin August 25th, 2011. The position is an initial one academic year appointment, with possibility of renewal. We seek a skilled language instructor with experience teaching both non-heritage and heritage students at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean, teaching experience, and a MA or higher academic degree in one of the following: Korean language and literature, applied linguistics, teaching Korean as a second language, or a related field. Prior experience teaching Korean language at the university level is preferred. The teaching load is three courses per semester.

To apply, please submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVA (; search on Posting Number 0607488. Please attach a cover letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidates selected for interview will be asked to provide three confidential letters of recommendation and one teaching demonstration on digital media. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Review of applications will begin June 5, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

Anne Kinney

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff, women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.