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Boston University Lecturer, World Languages & Literatures in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures ( invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Korean beginning September 1, 2022, with an initial term of 2 years, renewable based on satisfactory performance. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Korean to heritage and non-heritage learners in BU’s robust Korean program and collaborating with faculty in related fields across campus. Requirements include: an M.A. (at minimum) in Korean linguistics, language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, or a relevant field; native or near-native fluency in Korean and English; commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum; demonstrated excellence in college-level Korean language teaching; leadership and administrative ability; familiarity with the North American higher education system; and experience using technology in the language classroom. The successful candidate values BU's commitment to serving a diverse student population and effectively communicates their ability to employ inclusive teaching approaches. Candidates will join a vibrant community of scholars of Korean and world languages, literatures, and cultures. The position is a professional career track with possibility of growth.


Please submit to

1) cover letter

2) curriculum vitae

3) two sample syllabi of two different levels

4) a one-page-long teaching philosophy statement

5) a statement on how you will communicate the value of diversity and foster an inclusive atmosphere in your classroom

6) a link to an unedited teaching demonstration video (minimum of 30 minutes)

7) three confidential letters of recommendation

8) complete sets of at least three recent course evaluations

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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