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Lecturer in Korean Language (2020-2021 AY)

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 22nd, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Jun 12, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach Beginning level Korean Language classes during the 2020-2021 academic year. One lecturer will teach 5 courses in the year, and another lecturer teaches 4 in the year. (The full list of courses offered by the department can be found in the online course catalogue:

Qualifications for successful candidates are as follows:

  1. M.A or Ph.D. in Korean Language, Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Education or related fields by the time of appointment
  2. Minimum of 3 years of Korean language teaching experience at the university level (preferably at a North American Institution)
  3. Native or near-native proficiency in Korean and Advanced proficiency in English
  4. Experience in teaching Korean language using computer technologies and the Internet resources.

Candidate’s CV should demonstrate excellence in teaching Korean. M.A or Ph.D. degree is not required for applicants who have at least 10 years of experience teaching Korean at a North American Institution

Review date: 6/12/2020

Salary and level of appointment are based on qualifications and UC pay scale.

Proof of authorization to work in the U.S. will be required prior to and through the employment period (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1985).

Applicants are asked to submit applications using UC San Diego’s online Recruit web page:

UC San Diego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • A Teaching Demonstration Video

  • A Teaching Portfolio - Including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught, syllabi, sample teaching materials and tests, copies of official teaching evaluations, etc.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required