Visiting Lecturer, Korean Language and Culture (47555)

University of Florida: College of Liberal Arts & Sciences: 16860000 - LS-LANGUAGE LITERATURE & CULTURE


Gainesville, FL

Open Date

Jun 4, 2019


The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, time-limited, nine-month, non-tenure accruing Visiting Lecturer in Korean Language and Literature, beginning August 16, 2019.

Duties: (a) teach 3-4 undergraduate language classes per semester; (b) collaborate with colleagues to ensure smooth articulation across the levels of language instruction and by participating in course design and creation, and (c) provide extracurricular support of the program through service that includes placement or proficiency testing, weekly language tables, and other activities relating to extracurricular Korean language use.

Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is home to multiple language programs. It offers training in languages and cultures from all corners of the globe. From Swahili to Japanese, Russian to Arabic, we give our students the opportunity to become cross-cultural experts in an ever more internationalized world. The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities.


Requirements: M.A. degree or higher in Korean language and culture or other relevant area, including second-language acquisition, linguistics, and language pedagogy. Other requirements include native or near-native proficiency in Korean language and English, and at least one year of experience teaching Korean language at a college/university level in the United States.

Application Instructions

The application must be submitted online, at  and must include (1) a cover letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching philosophy, (4) three confidential letters of recommendation, (5)  and sample sets of student evaluations.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by July 1, 2019, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applications received after July 1, 2019 may be considered at the discretion of the committee.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Youssef Haddad, Chair, Korean Search Committee, at  

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).