The George Washington University

East Asian Langs & Lits 


Teaching Assistant Professor in Korean Language


The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University ( invites applications for a renewable non-tenure track, full-time appointment at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor in the Korean Language, anticipated to start as early as Fall 2018.

The successful candidate is expected to be actively engaged in contemporary teaching approaches and language learning technologies, and to teach all levels of Korean language (4-3 teaching load).

Basic Qualifications: Doctoral degree in linguistics, Korean literature, or a related field, native or near native fluency in Korean and English, and evidence of excellence in teaching Korean at college level, as demonstrated by evaluations. ABD applicants will be considered but must have PhD in hand by date of appointment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply: Complete the online faculty application at and upload a cover letter, C.V., samples of publications, statement of teaching interest, course evaluations and a teaching portfolio (which should include sample syllabi and teaching materials). In addition, ask three recommenders to send a letter of recommendation to: Dr. Shoko Hamano, Chair, Dept. of East Asian Langs. & Lits., The George Washington University, Rome 452, 801 22nd St., N.W., Washington, DC 20052. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to submit teaching videos. Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.  

This position is pending final budgetary approval.  Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. 

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis as prohibited by applicable law.