The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Korean language beginning Fall 2018. 

The initial contract for the position is three years and it is renewable in increments of five years thereafter based on a demonstration of academic rigor in teaching, curriculum innovation, professional development and service to the field.  

Candidates should have an M.A. or a higher degree in Teaching Korean as a Second Language, Korean Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a related field with native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English. Experience in teaching undergraduates in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Korean language courses are required.  

Knowledge of teaching or conducting an immersion program in the study abroad context, ability to develop multi-media teaching materials and innovative learning projects, and experience with team-teaching are highly desirable.

To be assured of consideration, submit an application by March 1, 2018, consisting of: 1) a letter of application with a statement of teaching philosophy, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a teaching portfolio including syllabi, a sample of teaching materials, student evaluations, and 4) a 15-20-minute video of classroom teaching on a web-accessible hyperlink. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent by the recommenders.  All materials should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online ( Additional information may be obtained from the Korean Search Committee at Duke University is Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.

Duke University, in Durham, North Carolina, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.