Assistant Professor of Korean Language, Literature, and Culture

 

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean Language, Literature, and Culture, to begin July 2018. The position is a full time appointment with full benefits. The successful candidate will teach four 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 scholarship and teaching. The ideal candidate will be able to teach courses that bridge disciplines, which may include environmental literature, film and media, or the study of women and gender.

 

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/42810 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two sample literature/culture syllabi, a writing sample (an article or a chapter, 30 pages maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2017.

 

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is at the heart of our mission 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.