The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Asian Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Korean language and culture at the rank of assistant professor to begin July 1, 2010. The Department seeks a dynamic scholar and experienced teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution. Review of applications will begin March 18, 2010, and preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AAS annual meeting in Philadelphia. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand or near completion by the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate both experience and interest in language teaching in a university setting and in assuming a leadership role in the continued development of the Department’s program in Korean language and culture. They should also be prepared to teach courses in advanced-level Korean language and Korean studies. Preference may be given to an applicant who is strong in second language acquisition and curriculum development, with experience in building up a language program. Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English is also required.
Qualified applicants should submit an on-line application including the following materials: a detailed letter, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, and writing sample. Submit these materials on line at jobs.unc.edu/1002330; paper or e-mail applications will not be accepted.
In addition, applicants must arrange to have four original, signed letters of recommendation sent by mail to: Chair, Korean Search Committee; Department of Asian Studies; CB 3267, 113 New West; University of North Carolina; Chapel Hill NC 27599 – 3267.
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The official announcement of the position is at https://s4.its.unc.edu/RAMS4/directDetails.do?reqId=1002330.