LINGUIST List 30.4438

Thu Nov 21 2019

Jobs: Korean; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics: Rank Open, Pennsylvania State University

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 20-Nov-2019
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Korean; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics: Rank Open, Pennsylvania State University, USA
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University or Organization: Pennsylvania State University
Department: Department of Asian Studies
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor in Korean

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Pragmatics

Required Language(s): Korean (kor)


Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor in Korean

The Department of Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position (non-tenure track) in Korean to begin in Fall 2020. This is a 36-week (two academic semesters, Fall and Spring), non-tenure track appointment with the possibility of reappointment. Full-time Lecturer/Assistant/Associate Teaching Professors teach three courses per semester. The position will offer benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.

Responsibilities will include teaching introductory to advanced Korean language courses as well as participation in programmatic service. Candidates who can teach courses in Korean culture (literature, history, and film) and who can contribute to the growth of Korean Studies on campus are especially welcome.

Minimum requirements include a Master's degree in Korean pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related discipline, near-native ability in both Korean and English, appropriate teaching experience, and evidence of high quality in teaching.

To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically at the application link provided below, and must include:
- A formal letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job;
- A current curriculum vitae;
- Contact information for three references;
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness; and a link to an online video of the candidate's teaching.

In addition, successful candidates must either have demonstrated a commitment to building an inclusive, equitable, and diverse campus community, or describe one or more ways they would envision doing so, given the opportunity.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information about our program, visit Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 15-Jan-2020 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
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