The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, invites applications for a full-time teaching-track lecturer position in the Korean language beginning in the fall of 2021.
Applicants must have an M.A. or Ph.D. in language pedagogy, second language acquisition, linguistics, or related fields, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English. Evidence of dynamic and effective language teaching is essential. Leadership and curriculum development experience are welcome. Candidates with ACTFL OPI Testing Certification and a willingness to take on a future role as director of the Korean language program are desirable.Â The rotating directorâs responsibilities include teaching all levels of Korean courses, planning course offerings, and developing and managing innovative curriculum.Â The Director will collaborate with the directors of the Chinese and Japanese language programs to review CJK language curriculum on an annual basis. Salary and benefits are competitive.
To apply please submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching interests, recent teaching evaluations, sample course syllabi, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. In the application letter, please include a link to an online sample teaching video that demonstrates teaching.
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