The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DWLLC) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture. The successful candidate should be able to envision how they would contribute to the advancement of the Korean Studies Program in terms of curriculum development, research, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and interdisciplinary collaboration with various academic units. The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective August 18, 2021.
To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73993. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, a sample of scholastic publication (up to 30 pages), a video of a 30-minute class taught by the applicant (please post the teaching video online and indicate URL in the letter of application), a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) statement, and three letters of recommendation. For the DEI statement, please include a specific example describing how you have implemented, or would implement at the University of Iowa, your beliefs in promoting diversity. Examples may come from your own collegiate level instruction or community outreach experiences. Screening begins November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary videoconference interviews will be conducted in mid-February 2021.
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