Lecturer of Korean


Position Description

The School of Modern Languages in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta invites applications for a full-time faculty member (Lecturer) of Korean beginning Fall 2018.


Candidates should have an M.A., ABD, or PhD (preferred) degree in Korean or Korean Studies, 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. Expertise in teaching culture, media, history, or society courses is preferred. The teaching load is 12 credits per semester, with at least one online course per semester. There may also be the opportunity to teach in the summer as needed or to be involved in the School’s summer study abroad program in Korea: Language for Business and Technology (LBAT).


The candidate will join a dynamic and collaborative team of Korean faculty in the School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Candidates should submit a statement of interest highlighting how they meet the job requirements, contact information for three references, including at least two who can address teaching qualifications, a current CV, and a teaching portfolio to hiring@modlangs.gatech.edu in one single PDF document. Please ask your three recommenders to send their letters of recommendation separately to hiring@modlangs.gatech.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted virtually in early/mid-April.


The School Of Modern Languages / Our Degree Programs

The School of Modern Languages (https://modlangs.gatech.edu/) emphasizes interactive learning and interdisciplinary study of languages and cultures. We offer an innovative B.S. degree in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (ALIS) as well as degrees in Global Economics and Modern Language (GEML) and International Affairs and Modern Languages (IAML). We are preparing a Master’s program in Applied Languages and Intercultural studies and an interdisciplinary MS in Global Media Cultures. The school is home to approximately 60 faculty members. The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts is recognized nationally and internationally for teaching and research examining the human context of engineering, science, and technology. Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech enrolls over 21,500 students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public universities in the country. A unit of the University System of Georgia, Georgia Tech is an AA/EO employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.