University of Southern California
Non-Tenure-Track Position in the Korean Language, East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position in the Korean language with an anticipated start date of August 2012.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (PhD) and undergraduate (BA) level. 

The successful candidate may serve as the director for a growing Korean language program, with responsibilities to include teaching at all levels of the Korean language, coordinating Korean language courses, and developing new courses and innovative curriculum. Applicants should have an M.A or Ph.D. in second language acquisition, Korean language pedagogy, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English. Evidence of commitment to dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please submit application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, teaching evaluations, sample teaching video (preferably two levels, such as basic and intermediate or basic and advanced level classes), and three recommendation letters, at least one of which speaks to teaching abilities, to:

Korean Language Search
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Taper Hall 356
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63933 . Review of complete applications will begin April 1, 2012 and continue until position is filled.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.