The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at University of Michigan invites applications for a renewable Lecturer I position in Korean language beginning September 1, 2011. It is anticipated that the position will be full-time. Applicants should have an MA in a relevant field such as the following: language pedagogy (in Korean language preferred), second language acquisition, or linguistics; native or near-native competence in Korean and fluency in English is required. At least two years of teaching Korean language at the college/university level is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with contemporary second language teaching methodologies, instructional technologies, heritage/non-heritage teaching, and curriculum development.
A complete dossier includes a letter of application explaining your qualifications and teaching philosophy, a current CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation. A teaching demo videotape/DVD and samples of teaching materials are required.
Application materials, except letters of recommendation and teaching demo, must be submitted electronically. Please submit your materials as email attachments to email@example.com. The subject of your email must appear as follows:
“Last name, First name”
For example: Doe, Jane
Send letters of recommendation and teaching demo to:
Korean Lecturer Search
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
The University of Michigan
202 South Thayer Street, Room 6111
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608
The deadline for applications is May 31, 2011 and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Sangkyung Han (firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Terms and conditions for this position are subject to the provisions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of Michigan and the Lecturers’ Employee Organization.