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[University of Central Florida] Visiting Instructor or Lecturer, Korean

 

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The Opportunity

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 9-month, non-tenure earning visiting instructor or lecturer position in Korean, renewable for up to four years, anticipated to begin August 2024.

The successful candidate will teach primarily lower-level language classes in Korean.  Assignments will consist of eight classes per year.  The selected candidate will also be expected to contribute to the growth of the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

A master’s degree (for an instructor) or terminal degree (for a lecturer) in Korean or related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and a high level of English proficiency is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

 Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of experience teaching beginner and intermediate language classes at the university or college level, and experience using a range of teaching modalities (i.e., online, mixed-mode, and face-to-face courses).  Preference will also be given to candidates who are qualified to teach a second language.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/.  In addition to the online application, candidates should upload a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list with contact information for three (3) professional references.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be simultaneously uploaded. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Questions regarding this search should be directed to: Dr. Florin Mihai at Florin.Mihai@ucf.edu.

 

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship, now or in the future.
This is a visiting position, which cannot be extended beyond four years.

Job Close Date: November 16, 2023 => Open Until Filled (Revised on 10/27)

 

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks!  In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Retirement savings options.
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
  • Education assistance.
  • Flexible work environment.

And more…For more benefits information, go to ‘Prospective Employees’ on the UCF Human Resources website (https://hr.ucf.edu/).

 

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 240-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

 

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

 

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.

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University of Central Florida
12796 Aquarius Agora Dr. Orlando, FL 32816

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 03 Oct 2023 Expire in: 6 months

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