[University of Toronto] Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Korean Language

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science
Department: East Asian Studies
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 17, 2017
Closing Date: Nov 22, 2018, 11:59pm EST


The Department of East Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream position in the area of Korean Language. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

Successful applicants should have an MA or PhD (preferred) degree in Korean Language (e.g. linguistics, language pedagogy), or a related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Native or near native Korean fluency is expected together with an excellent command of English. Candidates must have substantial experience and proven excellence in teaching Korean as a second language in a degree granting program, preferably in the North American context. This includes lecture preparation and delivery and curriculum development. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Korean language (at the undergraduate level, including Academic & Professional Korean) and assist in the other activities of the Korean Language Program. For further information about the department, please visit http://www.eas.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a complete teaching dossier (including statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, samples of course materials, and teaching evaluations).

Applicants must also arrange to have at least three letters of reference, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead, signed, and scanned) to the chair of the search committee (eas.chair@utoronto.ca) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Janet Poole, EAS Acting Chair, at eas.chair@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 22, 2018.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Apply online: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1804023&tz=GMT-04%3A00