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[University of Washington] Assistant Teaching Professor of Korean


University of Washington: Academic Personnel: College of Arts and Sciences: HUMANITIES DIVISION: Asian Languages & Literature

Location: Seattle campus        Open Date: Aug 29, 2022

Description: The Department of Asian Languages & Literature at the University of Washington seeks to appoint a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor in Korean. The initial appointment, starting Autumn Quarter 2023, is for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The successful applicant will be expected to teach Korean language at all levels, develop curricular and teaching materials, team-teach, and train and supervise teaching assistants.

The University of Washington has a vibrant and growing Korean language program, including a Korean major and minor. Teaching professors engage in teaching, service, and, optionally, research. They are voting members of the faculty and have a career path that includes the ranks of Assistant Teaching Professor, Associate Teaching Professor and Teaching Professor. This position is non-tenure-track and has a 9-month (Mid-September through mid-June) service period, with the possibility of teaching in the summer for additional compensation.

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree or foreign equivalent in Korean, Foreign Language Teaching, or another relevant area, and must have native or near-native proficiency in Korean, be fluent in English, and have at least one year of experience teaching at the college or university level.

Application Instructions: Priority will be given to complete applications received before November 1, 2022. Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of teaching materials, and three letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically to apply, at  For further questions on the position, the status of the opening, or disability accommodations, contact Prof. Amy Ohta at

Application Process: This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity:  The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Disability Services: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

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Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 27 Sep 2022

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