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[University of Wisconsin-Madison] Korean Language Teaching Faculty


The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching faculty position in Korean language, starting August 2024. This position will contribute to the growth and vibrancy of the Korean Language Program through engaging teaching and service activities. The successful candidate will teach Korean language courses across all levels and assist with new curriculum development. Service responsibilities may include training graduate teaching assistants, student placement in Korean language courses, and community outreach activities. Teaching faculty of all ranks are also expected to engage in regular professional development with support from the department. 

Principal Duties: Teach a minimum of two Korean language courses per semester, across all levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced). Design and deliver proficiency-based courses aligned with the Korean Language Program, Professional Korean certificate program, and undergraduate Korean Major. Collaborate in coordinating Korean language proficiency assessments for program/major/certificate students.

Qualifications: Master's degree required; PhD preferred in Korean language or linguistics, applied linguistics, language education, second language acquisition, or a related field. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and professional competency in spoken and written English required. At least one-year experience teaching Korean at the US college level required. Experience in teaching all levels of Korean preferred. ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview Tester training in Korean desired.

Salary and Benefits: The starting salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

How to Apply: Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

To apply for this position, please submit the following as one document no later than February 27, 2024: a cover letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy, sample Korean language course syllabi (beginning, intermediate, and advanced), a link to a 50-minute teaching demonstration video, a summary of student evaluations, three letters of recommendation, contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor.

For questions on the position contact Prof. Byung-jin Lim, or (608) 262-3341.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released.

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Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Years of experience: 1 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 21 Jan 2024 Expire in: 7 months

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