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University of Virginia Lecturer in Korean, Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Department of East Asian Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time one-year Korean Lecturer with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019.

We seek a strong language instructor to teach during the 2019/2020 academic year, with experience teaching students at all levels. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English, teaching experience, and have a Master’s degree in one of the following: Korean linguistics, literature, history, applied linguistics, second/foreign language acquisition or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with an advanced degree and to those with significant teaching experience at all levels of Korean language at the university level in the United States. Knowledge of current trends in language teaching methodologies and familiarity with effective uses of technologies in language instruction are highly desirable. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, contributing to the development of the program on Grounds and abroad, and active involvement in program matters.


Please apply at (or through Workday for internal applicants). Complete an application online and attach the following. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded to the application.

  • CV

  • Cover letter

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  • Sample syllabus or syllabi

  • Teaching evaluations,

  • Links to teaching demonstrations

  • Contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin May 6, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about the position or application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, at .

For questions about the position, please contact Yoon Hwa Choi, Search Chair, at

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, at .

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