[Harvard University] Preceptor in Korean
The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University invites applications for a full-time, multi-year Preceptor in Korean beginning July 1, 2024. This is a term appointment of three years, renewable for a term of up to five years (eight years in total), contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization.
The successful applicant should be well versed on the issues of teaching Korean as a foreign language, have experience in teaching all levels of Korean, and must have exemplary ability in comprehension and active use of modern standard Korean, written and spoken, at native or near-native proficiency.
Several years of experience teaching modern Korean at the college level in the United States and specialization in Korean pedagogy and second language acquisition is highly desirable. An M.A. or Ph.D. degree (or ABD) in Korean Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, or a closely related field is preferred.
Interested candidates should submit the following through the ARIeS portal at https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/12611/:
1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching experience and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Research Interests
4. Names and contact information of three referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when the letters have been received.
Candidates should also send a teaching demo (maximum of 30 minutes) by URL through the ARIeS portal, or send a USB drive with a video file of the applicant teaching to:
Chair, Preceptor Search Committee
Korean Language Program
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department
5 Bryant Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
All application materials must be submitted by October 13, 2023. Please note that references will only be invited to upload letters of recommendation after a complete application has been submitted online. Reference letters should be submitted by October 16.
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