Cornell University, Asian Studies

Position ID:Cornell-Asian Studies-KORLECT [#13346, WDR-00018100]
Position Title: Korean Language Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Korean / Korean Language and Culture
Appl Deadline:2019/03/31help popup finished (2019/02/25, finished 2019/06/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Korean language beginning July 1, 2019. Initial one-year probationary contract with possibility of multi-year renewals, contingent upon merit, the continued needs of the department, and availability of program funding.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s degree and native speaker level competency in Korean are required, as is prior teaching experience and ability to teach all levels of Korean at the college level in the U.S. Also required are an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of Korean; knowledge of the cultural background necessary to teach the language; familiarity with language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy and flexibility in using different teaching methodologies; excellent English skills; and the ability to work both in a team and autonomously at all levels of the language.

For full consideration, please apply by March 31, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the appointment is made. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to:

Please send sample syllabi and an unedited classroom teaching video of a 50-minute Korean language class (USB or CD) to:

Korean Language Search Committee, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University, 350 Rockefeller Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

We will also accept online videos.

The shortlist candidates will be asked to provide a statement of teaching philosophy (max 2 pages) and teaching evaluations.

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Asian Studies
350 Rockefeller Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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