Language Lecturer in Korean
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania announces the availability of a position as full-time Lecturer in the Korean Language Program for the academic year 2012-13. The appointment will be for one year with an expectation that it will be renewed annually for up to an additional two years based on satisfactory performance; employee benefits are provided. Applicants for the position should have a primary focus on language and pedagogy, and possess at least a Master’s degree in Education or Korean Language, Literature, Linguistics, or related field. They should have native or near-native competency in Korean language, and fluency in English. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience teaching all levels of Korean language at the college or university level in the United States. Knowledge of and experience in current second/foreign language teaching methodologies (especially content-based instruction) and familiarity with the use of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Duties include teaching Korean language classes (six classes per academic year) at any assigned levels, attending meetings of the Korean Language Program, and working with the Coordinator of the Program and East Asia faculty on curriculum development and program affairs.
Candidates are to apply at: https://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1333118330709 . Include a cover letter, CV and statement of teaching philosophy. Also submit the names and contact information of two individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation. The review of applications will begin immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled. The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.