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Korean Language Lecturer

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The Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (rank commensurate with experience) position in Korean language beginning July 1, 2017. 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. Supervisory experience preferred.

Deadline for applications is February 15, 2017. Electronic submission of applications is required. Submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to:

Please send a required uneditied classroom teaching video of a 50-minute Korean language class (USB or DVD) to:
                      Korean Language Search Committee
                      Department of Asian Studies
                      Cornell University
                      350 Rockefeller Hall
                      Ithaca, NY 14853-2502

We will also accept online videos.

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

Other inquiries can be made via e-mail to:

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