Assistant Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics


Institution: University of Hawaii at Manoa


The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics, position number 83396. Appointment to begin August 1, 2018, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.


Permanent, tenure track appointment.



Teach introductory and upper division courses in Korean language and linguistics; teach MA and PhD-level courses in Korean language, linguistics, and/or field of specialization; coordinate the graduate program in Korean for professionals; advise undergraduate and graduate students; conduct and publish research in area of specialization; participate in departmental and university service; other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Korean linguistics, linguistics, applied linguistics, or closely related field, from a college or university of recognized standing (ABD will be considered; all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by July 31, 2018);

Two years of experience teaching Korean at the college-level;

Active in research in Korean language and linguistics as evidenced by publication;

            High level proficiency in Korean and English;

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, faculty, staff, and administration.    


Desirable Qualifications

Experience in advanced Korean language teaching and curriculum development at the college-level;

Ability to teach graduate level Korean syntax courses;

            Experience supervising teaching assistants;

            Familiarity with ACTFL or ILR Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) scales.


Review of applications will begin December 15, 2017, until position is filled. To apply, see the full ad located at: