The George Washington University

East Asian Languages & Literatures

Korean Linguistics and Language, Assistant Professor


The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University

( invites applications for a non-tenure track assistant professor position in Korean Linguistics and Language with a 5-year renewable contract, anticipated to start as early as Fall 2017. This position will be complementary to the Literature and Humanities endowed professorship anticipated to start in the near future.


Basic Qualifications: A PhD degree in Korean linguistics; native or near native fluency in Korean and English; evidence of excellence in teaching native speakers of English at college level as demonstrated by evaluations; active research and publication agenda in their specialized areas; and ability to teach multiple levels of Korean language in addition to linguistics courses. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


To apply: Please complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of scholarly publications, statement of research and teaching interest, course evaluations and a teaching portfolio (which should include sample syllabi and teaching materials). In addition, candidates invited for interviews will be asked to send at least three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Shoko Hamano, Chair, Dept. of East Asian Langs. & Lits., The George Washington University, Rome 452, 801 22nd St., N.W., Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on March 6, 2017 and

will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. 


The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis as prohibited by applicable law.