The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions in Korean language beginning fall 2018 with an anticipated start date of July 25th, 2018. The position is a one-year appointment.


We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the academic year, with experience teaching at all levels.  Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, teaching experience, and have a Master’s or higher academic degree in one of the following:  Korean linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field.


Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience at all levels of Korean language at the university level in the United States.  Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.  Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the program on Grounds and abroad, and active involvement in program matters.


To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (, search for Posting Number 0622978.  Applicants should electronically attach the following: cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, names and contact information for references, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations.  Attach syllabi and teaching evaluations as Other 1 and Other 2.


Review of applications will begin April 24, 2018.  All applications must be submitted by midnight, EST, on May 1, 2018.


Questions regarding this position should be directed to:


Yoon Hwa Choi


Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:


Jean Blackwell        


The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.


The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.