Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Languages

Position ID:MIT-Global Languages-KOR_SL [#16002]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer in Korean
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Linguistics / Second Language Teaching and Acquisition
Language Instruction
Korean / Korean Language and Culture
Appl Deadline:2020/03/16 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2020/02/13, finished 2020/09/20, listed until 2020/03/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA invites applications for one Senior Lecturer in Korean. This is a five-year, full-time appointment with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. Anticipated start date January 2021.

The Senior Lecturer in Korean will oversee the design and implementation of the Korean language curriculum with consideration of MIT student demand and interests; teach five Korean language classes annually, including from beginner to advanced levels; advise students; mentor lecturers; conduct programmatic administration and service; and carry out and disseminate pedagogical research.

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Ph.D. in Korean language, second language pedagogy, linguistics, or a related field;
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English;
  • At least five years of postgraduate (Ph.D.) experience teaching Korean language at an institution of higher education, including at least three years in a North American institution;
  • At least two years of postgraduate (Ph.D.) experience designing curricula and developing pedagogical materials;
  • At least two years of programmatic administration experience; and
  • Demonstrated engagement in the field of Korean language pedagogy.
    Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV clearly showing requisite qualifications, a statement of teaching philosophy (maximum of 1,000 words), example of pedagogical materials development (no more than 25 pages), two examples of syllabi of courses taught, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. All materials must be received no later than March 16, 2020. All materials should be submitted digitally to Academic Jobs Online at the following website:

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    MIT Global Languages
    77 Massachusetts Ave. 14N-305
    Cambridge, MA 02139

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