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Assistant Professor of Korean

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
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Sep 22, 2023

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Assistant Professor of Korean

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Job Description Summary

The Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position, Assistant Professor in Korean, starting Fall Semester 2024. This position has a 3-2 teaching load and will include instruction of undergraduate Korean language and culture.

Applicants must provide evidence of teaching excellence at the college level and of potential for successful research and scholarly/professional activities. A deep awareness of effective language pedagogies and innovative course curricula, is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen the Korean program and to participate in extra-curricular activities in coordination with the Korea Center-King Sejong Institute (such as Chuseok, Korea Fest and the K-Pop Party) to help promote enrollment and participation in the Korean program.

For further information about Auburn University and our department, please visit: .

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers.

Minimum Qualifications

Required qualifications: the successful candidate for this position must be a generalist with a PhD in Korean or related field such as Comparative Literature (specialization open, e.g., Literature, Linguistics, or Film Studies) at the time employment begins and have native or near-native fluency in Korean and English.

Desired Qualifications

Teaching experience at the college level in the US, positive teaching evaluations, and familiarity with current language pedagogy.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants will be required to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), sample teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and names and email addresses of three references (at least one of whom can address candidate’s teaching effectiveness). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English and Korean.
Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dualcareer couples.

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Student/Teacher/Course Evaluations/Effectiveness
  6. Syllabus (1)
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  2. Statement of Research and/or Goals
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