Faculty Position in Korean Language

University of Southern California

Full-Time, Teaching-Track Faculty Position in the Korean Language

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

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.  The rotating director’s responsibilities include teaching all levels of Korean courses, planning course offerings, and developing and managing innovative curriculum.  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.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Questions can be addressed to ealcsearch@dornsife.usc.edu .

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.