University of Oregon
East Asian Languages & Literatures
Instructor of Korean
Position Announcement

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures is conducting a 
search for a career instructor of Korean.  This is to fill a one-year 
full-time position with contract renewal contingent upon the quality of 
performance, available funding, and need.  The position begins September 
16, 2017. Salary is commensurate with experience.

We seek highly qualified candidates able to teach Korean language 
courses at all levels and to participate in the full range of language 
program activities. In addition to teaching Korean language courses from 
1st to 4th year, the successful candidate will take on other 
responsibilities associated with these courses such as developing 
teaching materials, supervising Graduate Employees, and meeting and 
communicating with students. The successful candidate may also be asked 
to serve on department committees, and will be expected to demonstrate 
commitment to ongoing professional development.

Required are at least an M.A. degree in Korean language pedagogy, 
linguistics or a related field, experience teaching Korean at the 
university level, the ability to teach effectively both independently 
and in a team teaching environment at a variety of levels (beginning to 
advanced courses), and high proficiency in both Korean and English. 
Preferred strengths include experience in implementing classroom 
technology, and experience in using content-based teaching 
methodologies. The successful candidate will have the ability to work 
effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse 
backgrounds.  Position is subject to a criminal background check.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers a full 
four-year program in Korean language, a Korean Minor, and graduate 
degrees in Korean Linguistics and Pedagogy. The successful candidate 
will contribute to the development of Korean Studies at the University 
of Oregon and to the strong tradition of language pedagogy in the EALL 
department and across campus.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an 
enrollment of 25,000. The Eugene metro area (pop. 215,000) is in a 
region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural 
environment. We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the 
Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a 
member of the Pac-12 conference.

For further details and to apply for the position, please follow this 
To ensure consideration, please submit applications by March 6, 2017.  
The position is open until filled.

For information about the position, please contact Prof. Lucien Brown at

The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action 
institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the 
Americans with Disabilities Act.  The University encourages all 
qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis 
of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.