The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Korean language beginning July 1, 2019. Initial one-year probationary contract with possibility of multi-year renewals, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.


Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree and native speaker level competency in Korean are required, as is prior teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Korean at the college level in the U.S. Also required are an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Korean; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; excellent English skills; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language.


For full consideration, please apply by March 31, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to:


Please send an unedited classroom teaching video of a 50-minute Korean language class (USB or CD) to:

              Korean Language Search Committee

              Department of Asian Studies

              Cornell University

              350 Rockefeller Hall

              Ithaca, NY 14853


We will also accept online videos.


The shortlist candidates will be asked to provide a statement of teaching philosophy (max 2 pages) and teaching evaluations.


Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:


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