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[University of Iowa] Assistant Professor in Korean Linguistics or Korean Literature and Culture

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DWLLC) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture. The successful candidate should be able to envision how he/she would contribute to the advancement of the Korean Studies Program in terms of curriculum development, research, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and interdisciplinary collaboration with various academic units. The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective August 18, 2021.

Required qualifications:

  • PhD in Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture, or related field must be in hand by the time of appointment;
  • Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English;
  • Focus on Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture as the primary subject of research and education;
  • A record of research experience, using primary sources published in the Korean language; and a proven record of relevant academic publications in the English language.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience in organizing academic and cultural events;
  • Experience in curriculum development and Korean Program coordination;
  • Experience in external grant applications.

To apply, please visit and reference Requisition #73993. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, a sample of scholastic publication (up to 30 pages), a video of a 30-minute class taught by the applicant (please post the teaching video online and indicate URL in the letter of application), a DEI statement, and three letters of recommendation. For the DEI statement, please include a specific example describing how you have implemented, or would implement at the University of Iowa, your beliefs in promoting diversity. Examples may come from your own collegiate level instruction or community outreach experiences. Screening begins November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary videoconference interviews will be conducted in mid-February 2021.

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 16 Oct 2020 Expire in: 9 months

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