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Pro Tem Instructor of Korean - Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pro Tem Instructor of Korean - Open Pool

Job no: 527416
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Instruction

Department: East Asian Languages and Literatures
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should submit:
  • A CV
  • A cover letter explaining training and experience
  • A teaching portfolio (uploaded as “Teaching Statement”), including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught, sample syllabi, and copies of official teaching evaluations
  • Three letters of recommendation sent by letter writers to the search chair, Prof Jina Kim

    Preference will be given to candidates with experience implementing classroom technology and using content-based teaching methodologies.

    Department Summary
    The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers programs and courses related to the languages, literatures, and cultures of China, Japan, and Korea. The department has majors and minors in Japanese and Chinese and a minor in Korean. We also offer graduate programs across all three regions.

    Position Summary
    The Pro Tem Instructor of Korean will teach Korean language courses at a variety of levels and will take on other responsibilities associated with these courses such as developing teaching materials, supervising Graduate Employees, and meeting and communicating with students. The Pro Tem Instructor of Korean may also be asked to serve on department committees.

    Minimum Requirements
  • M.A. degree in Korean language pedagogy, linguistics, or a related field
  • Experience teaching Korean at the university level

    Professional Competencies
  • Knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies
  • Knowledge of teaching materials development
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to teach effectively both independently and in a team environment at a variety of levels (beginning to advanced)
  • Sufficient language skills in the target language and English to teach at any level within the curriculum

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in implementing classroom technology
  • Experience in using content-based teaching methodologies

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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