Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of
Oregon has an opening for an instructor of Korean. The position is
full time (100% fte) fixed-term (September 16, 2011 – June 15, 2012) at
the rank of instructor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Contract renewal is contingent upon quality of performance, availability
of funding, and need.
seek high quality candidates able to teach Korean language courses at
all levels and to participate in the full range of language program
activities. This may include supervising GTFs, advising students,
committee participation and course material development.
are an M.A. degree in Korean language pedagogy, linguistics or a
related field, experience teaching Korean at the university level, and
high proficiency in both Korean and English. Preferred is knowledge of
foreign language teaching methodologies and of teaching materials
development. The successful candidate will have the ability to work
effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse
position is part of a new program in Korean studies funded in part by a
Title VI grant. The department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
has just successfully filled two new tenure-track positions in Korean
Linguistics and Language Pedagogy, and Korean Film, Literature and
Cultural Studies. Along with our existing language instructor, the
successful candidate for this new line will be responsible for staffing
1st-through 4th year Korean language classes.
110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment
of 20,000. The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a region noted
for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We
are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade
mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member
of the Pac-10 conference.
Applicants must apply online to the U of O Korean Instructor Search at https://academicjobsonline.org
Your online application must include an application letter explaining
your training, experience and career plans, a CV, a teaching
demonstration on digital media, and sample teaching materials, as well
as three letters of recommendations. Applications will be reviewed from
June 13, 2011 until the position is filled.
University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act.