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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Korean language

Brown University - Department of East Asian Studies

Location: Rhode Island - United States
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th August 2021
Expires: 23rd October 2021

The Department of East Asian Studies at Brown University invites applications for a full-time position as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Korean language, renewable every three to six years, effective July 1, 2022. An M.A. degree in Korean language and linguistics, language pedagogy, or applied linguistics/second language acquisition or related fields is required; a Ph.D. degree in one of these fields is preferred. Candidates should have fluent or near proficient fluency in Korean and a strong command of English. Priority will be given to those candidates who have independently taught Korean to English-speaking students at the university level. Applicants should be able to teach Korean at all levels, and be versed in a variety of teaching technologies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching a minimum of two Korean language courses per semester and working closely with other program faculty for Korea-related events and activities. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to diversity and inclusion are essential. In addition to an excellent record of teaching, candidates who apply for the Senior Lecturer position should demonstrate experience and accomplishments in coordinating a college-level Korean language program, organizing academic events, developing teaching materials, and/or serving in roles of responsibility in language organizations such as American Association of Teachers of Korean.

All candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a list of courses taught, syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching materials, and recent teaching evaluations), as well as a link to a teaching demonstration video of approximately 30 minutes. Applicants for the Lecturer position must submit three letters of recommendations, while applicants for the Senior Lecturer position need only submit the names and contact information for three letters of reference. 

Review of applications will begin on September 20, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Electronic submission of all application materials is required via Interfolio (here). Please direct any inquiries to

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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