Lecturer, Korean Language, University of Texas at Austin, USA

By 28th October 2018October 30th, 2020Blackboard

Lecturer, Korean Language

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for two full-time Lecturers in the Korean language, to begin January 15th, 2019. Candidates will be expected to teach courses in all levels of the Korean language and to assist with the development of curriculum. Native-speaker competence in Korean is required, as well as an explicit understanding of the linguistic properties of the Korean language. Candidates who are familiar with current trends in language-teaching methodologies, including technology-related pedagogy, will be given preference.  Located at the flagship campus of the University of Texas System, the Department of Asian Studies provides an excellent and exciting context for teaching and research in the classical and modern languages of the Asian region.  This position is only offered on a temporary basis and is contingent upon student enrollment, the availability of funding, and performance. A record of advanced teaching experience of five or more years is preferred. Security sensitive position; background check conducted on applicant selected.


Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (M.A. is preferred). Successful candidates will be required to complete the Federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9, and will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States.  The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.  Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Instructions for Applicants

Interested candidates are invited to upload: 1) a cover letter detailing qualifications and teaching experience, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, and 3) three confidential letters of recommendation.  The deadline for applications is Friday, November 16th, 2018.  Please direct all questions to Ms. Lucy Enniss (enniss.lucy@austin.utexas.edu) with the words “Korea search” in the subject line.

Applications should be submitted using Interfolio via the following link: