Lecturer - Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC)
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The Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures (REALC) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA seeks a full-time lecturer in Korean language and culture to begin Fall 2019. This is a three-year renewable position pending positive reviews
The candidate will be expected to teach five courses per academic year in Korean language, linguistics, and culture based on his or her qualifications, and to take a leadership role in developing a Korean major program with the collaboration of existing Korean faculty members.
Scholarly exchange is very active among faculty in our department, which includes the programs in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian. We also collaborate with colleagues in the East Asian Studies Program and Linguistics Program. The position is a professional career track with possibility of promotion (http://college.emory.edu/faculty/documents/faculty-advancement/lecture-track/lecture-track-appointment-review.pdf).
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Korean pedagogy, linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related area (ABD in a rare case will be considered) and possess native or near-native proficiency in Korean and English. Experience in teaching undergraduates in North America and the ability to teach all levels of Korean language courses are required.
Please submit your cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby (JDARBY@emory.edu) and Korean Search Committee, Dept. of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, 532 Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2018. Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.