Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Global Languages

Position ID:MIT-Global Languages-KO_LEC_AY24 [#25469]
Position Title: Lecturer in Korean
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States Minor Outlying Islands [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Korean / Language
Appl Deadline:2023/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2023/09/06, updated 2023/08/28, listed until 2023/11/30)
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Today is the last day you can apply for this position; no new applications will be accepted after 2023/11/30 11:59PM US Eastern Time.

Lecturer in Korean


The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Languages unit, invites applications for one full-time position as a Lecturer in Korean. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2024, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six Korean language (undergraduate-level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Korean language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.


Candidates must have:

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either Korean or a related field such as Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics;
  • Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Korean and English;
  • A minimum of three years of post-degree (M.A.) teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;
  • A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital); and
  • A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application; a CV clearly showing requisite qualifications; a syllabus, lesson plan, and example of materials development (from the same class); and three letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for an interview will be requested to submit a 20-minute recorded teaching demonstration.


All materials should be submitted no later than November 30, 2023, via Academic Jobs Online:


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. 


Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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MIT Global Languages
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