The School of Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia in Perth is seeking applicants for a three-year appointment as a lecturer or assistant professor of Korean language. The university offers Korean language courses from introductory to advanced levels as a key part of a new B.A. Korean Studies Program to be launched during the 2014 academic year.
Applicants should have experience in teaching Korean as a second language at all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate education. Other responsibilities will include coördinating Korean language courses, assisting with developing innovative teaching and learning practices in tertiary education context where appropriate and contributing to the School’s research output relevant to the candidate’s academic expertise.
Candidates should have an outstanding teaching record and a relevant a Ph.D. or master’s degree in Korean studies, linguistics or applied linguistics, Korean language education, translation studies, or a related discipline and native or near native fluency in Korean and competency in both spoken and written English. Candidates should have experience in teaching Korean language to English-speaking students at the university level, and applicants are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application, outlining their previous experience and teaching philosophy.
For the complete position announcement and a link to the on-line application system, see http://external.jobs.uwa.edu.au/cw/en/job/492465/lecturerassistant-professor-korean. The closing date for applications is Friday, June 28, 2013.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the chair of Asian Studies, Prof. Stephen Dobbs (firstname.lastname@example.org).