[University of Pennsylvania] East Asian Languages and Civilizations 
Full-time Lecturer in Korean Language

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the 
University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of a 
full-time Lecturer in Korean language, beginning Fall 2017. The 
appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual 
renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon a 
satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Applicants for 
the position should demonstrate a primary focus on language education, 
and have received at least a Master’s degree in applied linguistics, 
foreign/second language education, or a related field. Native or 
near-native competency in Korean language and fluency in English are 
required. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching 
experience at all levels of Korean language at post-secondary 
institutions in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in 
current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies and 
meaningful application of technologies in language instruction are 
highly desirable. Duties include teaching Korean language classes (six 
classes per academic year) at any assigned levels, participating in 
meetings and activities of the Korean language program, and working with 
the Director of the language program and East Asia faculty on curriculum 

Candidates are to apply online at: 

Please submit: a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact 
information for a minimum of two individuals who have agreed to provide 
a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with 
instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the 
applicants to upload additional documents if available: 1) recent 
teaching evaluations including written comments, 2) a link to a video 
recording of a class, and 3) a description of the video and relevant 

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue 
until the position is filled.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations is strongly 
committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and 
to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: 
http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.) The 
University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are 
encouraged to apply.