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[University of Southern California] Full-Time Korean Language Lecturer Position


The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time teaching-track faculty position in the Korean language beginning in the fall of 2023.

Applicants must have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Leadership and curriculum development experience are welcome. Candidates with ACTFL OPI Testing Certification and a willingness to take on a future role as director of the Korean language program are desirable.

The rotating director’s responsibilities include teaching all levels of Korean courses, planning course offerings, and developing and managing innovative curriculum.  The Director will collaborate with the directors of the Chinese and Japanese language programs to review CJK language curriculum on an annual basis. Salary and benefits are competitive.

To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. In the application letter, please include a link to an online sample teaching video that demonstrates teaching.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/full-time-teaching-track-faculty-position-in-the-korean-language/1209/44085737328 . Review of complete applications will begin February 27 and continue until filled. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu .​


The annual base salary range for this position is $72,000 - $77,350. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu.


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Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 06 Feb 2023

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