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[Duke University] Korean Instructor


The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University invites applications for an Instructor to teach and co-teach Korean in a five-year sequence program. The Duke Korean program provides a small group learning environment where students develop and expand their language repertoires and transcultural capacities through social interactions and engagement with a variety of content, text and modality.  Duties include teaching classes, designing and creating instructional materials, activities and projects, and developing and implementing assessments. The position begins July 1, 2023.

Instructor is a non-regular rank, non-tenure track faculty position, with the possibility of renewal.  The full teaching load is 5 courses a year, and the salary and benefits accord with a collective bargaining agreement between the union and the university.

We seek candidates with deep knowledge of existing approaches to language teaching, demonstrated creativity in pedagogy and materials development, strong interest in connections with related disciplines, and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness in working with students and colleagues and to reflective teaching.

Required qualifications:

- Graduate degree in relevant field (e.g. Applied Linguistics, Korean Language and Literature, Asian Studies)
- Teaching experience at the university level
- Native or near-native command of spoken and written Korean
- Strong command of spoken and written English

Applicants should provide a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a video of teaching, transcripts and sample teaching materials, and should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online:  (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/24560).

Questions about the position may be sent to haeyoung@duke.edu  using “Faculty Position in Korean Language” as the subject line. Priority will be given to applications received by May 1, 2023; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 27 Mar 2023

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