Full-time Korean Language Lecturer Position,

East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Southern California


The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time teaching-track lecturer position in the Korean language beginning in the fall of 2018. 


The department provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both their language of instruction and English. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Candidates with ACTFL OPI Testing Certification are desirable. Salary and benefits are competitive.


To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. At least two of the referees should speak to teaching abilities. In the application letter, please include a link to an online sample teaching video that demonstrates teaching at two levels.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser:  https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/full-time-lecturer-of-korean-language/1209/6410788 . Review of complete applications will begin March 1, 2018. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu.


USC Dornsife has a teaching track faculty promotion system, allowing the teaching faculty to be promoted from lecturer through senior lecturer/assistant professor (teaching), master lecturer/associate professor (teaching), to full professor (teaching). 


USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .