Associate Professor of Korean

Position Description

The School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of Technology, is seeking a transformational hire at the level of Associate Professor in Korean studies to lead our dynamic and growing Korean program. The candidate’s qualifications should demonstrate merit for a tenured appointment and minimum requirements include (1) the PhD in Korean or a related field, with native or near-native language fluency; (2) consistent scholarly achievement, with significant peer-reviewed publications; (3) documented evidence of successful teaching and active engagement with students; and (4) achievements in program/curricular development or in community engagement. The successful applicant will demonstrate interest in cross-cultural and content-based applied language learning and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. This search is open to any area of expertise in the humanities and Liberal Arts, including literary and cultural studies, area studies, linguistics and second language acquisition, education, history, anthropology, intercultural communication, and other fields. Candidates are expected to have an interdisciplinary research and teaching agenda as well as an interest in contributing to the service to the Institute.

Candidates will submit a statement of interest highlighting how they meet the job requirements, contact information for three references, including at least one that can speak to language proficiency, a current CV, and a published writing sample to in one single PDF document. A review of applications commences on November 3, 2016, and continues until the position is filled. Short-list interviews will be conducted digitally.

The School Of Modern Languages / Our Degree Programs

The School of Modern Languages ( emphasizes interactive learning and interdisciplinary study of languages and cultures. We offer an innovative B.S. degree in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) as well as degrees in Global Economics and Modern Language (GEML) and International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML); we are currently developing a Master’s program. The school is home to approximately 50 full- and part-time faculty members. The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,500 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply