Full-time Position for Lecturer in the Korean Language

University of Southern California
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Position in the Korean Language, East Asian Languages and Cultures 

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, non-tenure-track faculty position in the Korean language with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2013.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides students with a well-rounded education on East Asia by focusing on the study of the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan and Korea at both the graduate (Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.A.) level.  

The successful candidate may serve as the director for a growing Korean language program, with responsibilities to include teaching at all levels of the Korean language, coordinating Korean language courses, and developing new courses and innovative curriculum. Applicants should have an M.A. or Ph.D. in second language acquisition, Korean language pedagogy, or related fields, possess native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English, and have at least three years experience in teaching Korean at all levels at an American college or university.  Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please submit application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, teaching evaluations, and three recommendation letters, at least one of which speaks to teaching abilities. Candidates may also be requested to submit a sample teaching demo. Electronic files sent to ealc@college.usc.edu (subject line: Korean language position) are preferred, but hard copies may be sent to:

Korean Language Search 
East Asian Languages and Cultures 
Taper Hall 356 
University of Southern California 
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are also required to submit an additional electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://jobs.usc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66343 . Review of complete applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until position is filled. 

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

A PDF of the information above is available here. Thank you.

  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway, Taper Hall 356
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

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