Visiting Assistant Professor, Korean

Non-tenure Track


The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position in Korean to begin on July 1, 2020.  The position is for two years, with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon successful review.


A Ph.D. in Korean linguistics or in a related discipline such as (Applied) Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, or Korean Culture is required.  The teaching load is five courses per academic year.  We seek candidates with native or near-native fluency in Korean and excellent command of English to teach all levels of Korean language courses and additional culture courses in English translation.


Successful candidates should demonstrate the capacity and willingness to play an active role in the growth and development of the Korean program, as well as familiarity with current instructional technology.


CMC is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of the The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute.


Applications must include a current CV, cover letter summarizing qualifications, graduate study transcript, official teaching evaluations, teaching portfolio (including a list of courses taught, syllabi, and statement of teaching philosophy), link to a video of 30 minutes of classroom teaching, and three letters of recommendation.  Copies of all materials should be submitted electronically. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Minju Kim at and go to the following link to apply.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.