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[University of Maryland, Baltimore County] Korean Visiting Lecturer

The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication (MLLI) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer of Korean Language to begin in Fall 2023. This is a one-year, full-time position that contributes to the growing Korean area in MLLI.

The visiting lecturer will teach Korean language courses at all levels. The teaching load is four courses per semester. Qualified candidates should have a master’s or a doctoral degree in Korean language pedagogy or a related field. Candidates should also have a native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English. Candidates with experience in teaching multiple levels of Korean in a university setting are preferred. Candidates who implement current teaching methods and technology in the field are also preferred. MLLI is particularly interested in candidates with a dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence in higher education.

Applicants should provide:

  • a CV including courses taught;
  • a cover letter detailing their qualifications for this job;
  • a statement explaining their teaching philosophy and methods, including their experience with or commitment to diversity and inclusion in the their teaching and classroom management, as well as their plan to enhance UMBC’s and MLLI’s missions on diversity and inclusion. We would also like to know specifically about any diversity projects in which the candidate has been involved or plans to implement if hired. For example, we would like to know specifically about teaching strategies and instructional designs for class activities, assignments, exams, etc., which applicants have implemented, or plan to implement if hired, for the educational advancement of students from diverse backgrounds, including underrepresented groups;
  • a list of three references who may be contacted for letters of support.


Please address questions to Dr. Kyung-Eun Yoon, Search Chair,, using “Applying for Visiting Lecturer in Korean” as the subject line. Required application materials and submission instructions are available at Priority will be given to applications received by June 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

UMBC is a public Carnegie Research 1, minority-serving institution located in Catonsville, Maryland within the Baltimore-Washington corridor’s hub of Korean cultural offerings. The university has a student population of 14,000 graduate and undergraduate students. US News and World Report regularly ranks UMBC in the top 10 of most innovative universities, and the Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes UMBC as one its “Great Colleges to Work For” in categories including cooperative governance, compensation, teaching environment, and work- life balance. At UMBC, we are especially proud of diverse student population, one that is exceptionally served by the intercultural makeup of the MLLI faculty body.

UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. See for more information. Employment is contingent upon the candidate’s obtaining and maintaining appropriate visa status, if applicable.

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Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 12 May 2023

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