International Association for Contemporary Korea Studies

Position Announcement: [Boston University] Full-time Lecturer in Korean

Posted on: 28.09.2017

Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable full-time lecturer position in Korean, beginning July 1, 2018. Responsibilities include teaching at all levels of language in BU’s thriving Korean program, participating in curriculum development and other program activities. Minimum requirements include an MA in Korean, second-language acquisition, applied linguistics, Korean linguistics, or a relevant field; native or near-native command of Korean and English; demonstrated excellence in college-level Korean language teaching in North America, commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum, leadership and administrative ability, as well as familiarity with relevant instructional technology. The successful candidate will join a growing and vibrant community of scholars of Korean and of the world’s languages, literatures, and cultures at Boston University. The position is a professional career track with possibility of growth.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation to AcademicJobsOnline. Applications submitted through a website other than AcademicJobsOnline will not be considered. If electronic submission is not possible, send materials by postal mail to Korean Lecturer Search, Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

Additional materials will be requested subsequently from top candidates. Preference given to applications received by November 1, 2017. Inquiries to Jungsoo Kim at We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Application Materials Required:

Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site 
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Attn: Korean Lecturer Search

Department of World Languages & Literatures, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Position ID: BUMLCLFTLECT [#9911]
Position Title: Full-Time Lecturer
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map]
Subject Area: Korean / Korean Language and Culture
Starting Date: 2018/07/01
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/09/22, listed until 2018/03/22)
Position Description:   Apply   

The fast-growing Korean program at Boston University is looking for a competent, passionate, and caring full-time lecturer. Please, visit the following link for more information. /ajo/BU/MLCL/9911


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