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[University of Virginia] Lecturer in Korean Language

The University of Virginia’s Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Korean language, expected to begin August 25, 2021. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach courses in all levels of Korean language. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English and at least one year of teaching experience at the university level. The core responsibilities of this position include teaching six courses per year, three each during the spring and fall terms, contributing to the development of the program on Grounds and abroad, and active involvement in program matters.

This is a one-year, tenure-ineligible appointment with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and need for the position.

A completed M.A. in Korean linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field at the time of the appointment is required. Preference will be given to applicants with significant teaching experience in all levels of Korean language at the university level in the United States. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable.

Review of applications begins on June 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


Apply online at search for posting R0024481 (or through Workday for internal applicants), complete the application, and attach the following:
**Please note that all required documents MUST be uploaded in the resume box.***

1. Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of how you meet the stated qualifications, and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations.

2. Curriculum vitae with contact information for three professional references

3. Statement of teaching philosophy

4. 2 sample syllabi (1 lower level course and 1 upper level course)

5. 2 complete teaching evaluations

**Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

Questions about this position should be directed to Yoon Hwa Choi at Questions about the application process should be directed to Nicole Robinson at

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 26 May 2021 Expire in: 11 months

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