Rice University


Houston, TX 


Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages and Literatures



Application Due:



Full Time



Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication


Position Description

Full-Time Lecturer Position at Rice University's Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication located in Houston, TX.

Rice University's Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication (CLIC) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Korean.

This appointment will begin 1 July 2019. Upon successful performance review, the appointee can be offered additional contracts.

Responsibilities include teaching, with special attention to the design, preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the syllabus, exams and other assessment instruments and daily lessons and development of a coherently articulated program of instruction across levels of competency. Teaching takes place in the context of implementing our innovative, research-based curriculum and participating in CLIC governance (e.g. faculty meetings). Additional responsibilities may include assisting with the development and revision of assessment instruments.

Salary will be commensurate with credentials, experience and demonstrated ability to develop research-based, innovative second language curricula. Rice offers good institutional support for professional development and state-of-the-art technological facilities are available.

Application Instructions

Please submit (1) a letter of application, clearly addressing the above position requirements, (2) a 2- to 3-page CV, (3) a detailed, annotated day's lesson plan showcasing your ability to develop innovative pedagogical practices (upload as "Other Document"), (4) transcript, (5) contact information for three references, and (6) 2 recent sets of teaching evaluations from 2 classes followed by a self-reflection that covers positives and negatives with action plans to rectify the negatives. Applications without all items above will not be considered for review.

You can apply for this position online at

Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Education Required: Master's Degree


Specify Concentration / Degree Type

Second Language Education or related degree

Education Preferred:


Other Required Qualifications

Requirements: M.A. Foreign Language Education or related field; native or near-native ability in Korean; and at least 1 year of Korean teaching experience at the U.S. university level. If M.A. is in a related field, 1 year of training in second language pedagogy. Competence to teach another language offered at CLIC, and Ph.D. degree would be beneficial.

Other Qualifications Preferred

Competence to teach another language offered at CLIC.

Requisition Number: F19041


Open Date: 11/14/2018

Close Date: 12/31/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Desired Start Date: 07/01/2019

Position Status: Full-Time: 9 months

Benefits Eligible: Yes