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Lecturer, Korean Language, Emory University, USA

By 9th September 2018October 30th, 2020Blackboard

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. 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.

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.

Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies, familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction, and experience in developing innovative language learning projects are highly desirable.

Please submit your cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds, and three letters of recommendation to

Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julie Darby ( 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.