Lecturer in Modern Korean Language


The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a one-year, renewable Lecturer appointment in modern Korean language to start in academic year 2019-20, with a start date of September 1, 2019.


Responsibilities include both teaching and service duties.  Teaching consists of six language courses across three quarters at all levels of the language.  Service duties may include training of course assistants; outreach and cultural activities; or overseeing placement of non-heritage speakers.


Applicants are required to have at least one year of previous language teaching experience at the college or post-secondary level. A M.A. degree or equivalent is required. A Ph.D. in a related field is desirable. Applicants must demonstrate sufficient proficiency for teaching Korean in a university context, e.g. through an ACTFL-certified result at the Superior level or higher, or through receipt of an advanced degree earned in a Korean-language context.


To apply for this position you must submit your application through the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu and select requisition #03994; quick link:  https://tinyurl.com/y7nwkjk2.  Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system.


Upon request, applicants should be prepared to provide a video demonstrating their classroom teaching.


Application deadline:  All applicant materials, including letters of recommendation must be received by January 9, 2019.


This position is contingent upon budgetary approval. This position will be a part of the Service Employees International Union.  For information on the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, please go to https://ealc.uchicago.edu.  


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