The Department of Languages,
Literatures and Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, invites applications
for a contractually limited position Korean. The position is for one year with
potential of renewal for two additional years, commencing on August 1, 2011.
Ph.D. in a field relevant to teaching Korean and culture is required. The successful candidate will teach Korean language, culture, literature and/or linguistics, therefore experience teaching courses in these areas at the university level is required. Familiarity with current trends in language pedagogy and a background in language program development and coordination is desirable.
The appointee must have a current record of relevant publications and conference presentations. Publications in the area of Korean language, culture, literature or linguistics will be considered.
Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English is required.
A letter of application, an
up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and
teaching evaluations should be sent to:
Peter Avery, Chair
Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
S561 Ross Building
4700 Keele St. Toronto
Ontario M3J 1P3
(email: firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 416-736-5017; fax 416-736-5483)
Email applications will be accepted but we request that you also send a hard copy.
Candidates should arrange for
three letters of recommendation to be sent to the address above prior to the
application deadline and should list the name, position, email address and
telephone numbers of those referees in the application letter.
Application Deadline: All applications received before June 24, 2011 will be fully considered; those submitted after this date may not be.
York University is an Affirmative Action employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs/index.htm or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.