Lecturer of Korean Language, Literature, and Culture


The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Smith College invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in Korean Literature and Language, to begin July 2017. The position is a full time appointment with full benefits. The lecturer will teach five courses in Korean language and Korean literature/culture in translation.  Applicants must have a native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, a Ph.D. or ABD status with a specialization in Korean literature/culture, and experience in language teaching at all levels, with a commitment to excellence in teaching.


Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/eall/.


Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/40611 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one sample syllabi focused on literature/culture, one sample syllabi focused on language, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2017.


Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.


Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.