Korean Lecturer

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Korean language with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2020.

Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, at least a master’s level degree in a relevant field, and Korean language teaching experience at all levels. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are expected, as is a commitment to department service. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the Korean program, and active involvement in departmental service.

This is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. 

To apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs: search for posting #R0012150 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:

 (1) cover letter that includes

·        a brief statement of your credentials,

·        relevant past experience,

·        reason for applying;

·        demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or working with diverse populations.

(2) current CV

(3) statement of teaching philosophy;

(4) sample syllabi for at least two different levels of language instruction;

(5) dossier of previous teaching evaluations;

(6) a 15-minute unedited video of classroom language teaching; and

(7) contact information for three professional references.

***Please note that all required documents must be uploaded in the "resume" box.***

***Applications that do not contain all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***


Review of applications will begin December 20, 2019 and, the search will remain open until filled.

Questions about this position should be directed to Jack W. Chen, Search Chair, at jwchen@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at nr7f@virginia.edu.

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