The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a three-quarter time Lecturer position in Korean language beginning July 1, 2009. Initial one-year probationary contract with possible renewal, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.


Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and native speaker level competency in Korean is required, as is prior college-level teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Korean. Also required is an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Korean; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy, and ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language. Supervisory experience preferred.


Deadline for applications is June 5, 2009. Electronic submission of applications is preferable. Send letters of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation (also a teaching demo CD or videotape is strongly recommended) to:


                Korean Language Search Committee

                Cornell University      

                Department of Asian Studies

                350 Rockefeller Hall

                Ithaca, NY 14853-2502



Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.