INSTRUCTOR OF KOREAN


Job no: 100544-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional


Position Summary:  The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the position of the Faculty Associate in Korean for the Korean Language Program and the Korean Flagship Program. The Faculty Associate in Korean will teach at least two courses of Korean per semester as part of the Korean Language Program. The person hired into this position will also be expected to provide proficiency assessments and tutoring to flagship students and be willing to lead and engage in technology-enhanced curriculum development for the Korean Language Program and the Korean Flagship Program at UW-Madison.


Position Duties:

1)      66% Teaching: Teach a minimum of two Korean language courses per semester. Expected to be able to teach Korean at all levels. Design and teach proficiency-based courses to prepare students for the Korean Language Program, the new certificate program in Korean Professional Communication, and the Korean Flagship Program. Prepare syllabi, develop or adapt teaching materials, hold office hours, conduct assessments.

2)      15% Korean Flagship Tutoring: Provide students tutoring with targeted practice in Korean based on their needs, interest and proficiency targets.

3)      10% Korean Flagship Assessment: Assist with coordination of Korean Flagship student proficiency assessments.

4)      9% Instructional Technology Development: Envision, lead and engage in technology-enhanced curriculum development for the Korean Language Program/Korean Flagship Program.

Degree and Area of Specialization:  Master's degree required in Korean language or linguistics, applied linguistics, language education, linguistics, second language acquisition, or a related field. PhD in one of these areas preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:  At least one year experience teaching Korean as a foreign or second language at the college level required, three years experience preferred. Experience teaching Korean at the postsecondary level in the United States preferred. Experience in teaching heritage/business/conversational Korean, technology-enhanced instructional design, assessment, curriculum development or Korean language program coordination desired. ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Tester training in Korean desired. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and professional competency in spoken and written English required.


Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please submit the following as one document:
1) Letter of application
2) Curriculum vitae (CV)
3) Statement on teaching philosophy
4) Sample Korean language course syllabus (at any level)
5) Link to a 50 minute teaching demonstration video
6) Summary of student evaluations
7) List of three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


Contact: For questions on the position contact: Prof. Byung-jin Lim, byungjin.lim@wisc.edu or (608) 262-3341

Online application: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/503307/instructor-of-korean

Applications Open: Oct 24 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 15 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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