The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a pool of qualified lecturers to teach Korean language should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each teaching term, depending upon the needs of the Department, and in some semesters may be zero. The percentage of lecturer appointments will vary, depending on the number of sections taught, and duration of the course. The positions may be full-time or part-time ranging from from 8 % -100%.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): team-teaching several sections or independent teaching of elementary, intermediate and advanced Korean in fall or spring semesters, or intensive summer courses; supervising graders, tutors, graduate student instructors; holding office hours, assigning grades, preparing course materials, maintaining a course website and compiling teaching materials and interacting with students via email and/or bCourses. Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

Minimum Basic Qualifications (by the time of application):

M.A. or equivalent degree is required by the time of application in Teaching Korean Language as a Foreign Language, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or equivalent degree.

Additional Qualifications (by start date):

Native or near-native fluency in Korean. Experience in teaching Korean language. Must be eligible to work in the United States. Demonstrated command of English by start state.

Preferred Qualifications (by start date):

Experience and ability to teach different levels of the language at the college level. Experience with computer-assisted instruction, and language instructional software is highly desirable by start date.


Salary is commensurate with teaching experience. The starting minimum full-time equivalent salary is $53,402 - $162,227 in accordance with the current Unit 18 Lecturer salary scale and its provisions.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of employees and has a number of policies and programs in place to support employees as they balance work and family.

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Applicants should submit a current C.V., a letter of application, summary of teaching experience, three letters of recommendation, and an internet link to a Teaching Demonstration.

The posting will remain open until December 2018 to accommodate department needs. Appointment for summer and fall semester are usually reviewed in March and for spring semester in November. The pool will close on December 14, 2018; if you would like to remain in the pool after that time you will need to submit a new application.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of
confidentiality prior to submitting their letters.

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