[KS] 5 College Lecturer in Korean

Jina Kim jinaekim at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 1 11:35:46 EDT 2012

Dear Colleagues,Please distribute widely to those who might be interested.Thank you.

5 College Lecturer in Korean


University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a 3 year renewable
full-time lectureship in Korean language (6 courses per year) beginning Fall
2012. The successful candidate will be prepared to offer courses in elementary,
intermediate and/or advanced Korean language. The Korean language lecturer will
play a vital role in our innovative learning model that accommodates the needs
of students spread among the five campuses. A strong commitment to
undergraduate teaching in language is expected.

Korean language lecturer will be a joint appointee in the Five College Korean Language
Program and will be based in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and
Cultures on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. Joint appointees
normally teach on more than one campus. Salary is
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications: Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English. The
academic field of specialization should be in a field of language education
such as TESOL or linguistics and education. Ph.D. preferred, Master’s degree required as is at least one year
of experience teaching Korean at a college-level institution. Interested candidates should send letter
of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, including one
from a former institutional employer,
copy of teaching evaluations, a class teaching demo and a personal statement outlining their
philosophy of language acquisition to: University of Massachusetts Korean
Search, c/o Five Colleges, Incorporated, 97 Spring Street, Amherst, MA 01002. Review
of applications will begin April 27th and will continue until the position is




Five Colleges, Incorporated is the consortium
comprised of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the
University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  The five institutions are located
within 11 miles of one another and about 80 miles west of Boston in the
Connecticut River valley.  The consortium and its member institutions are
committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in their faculty,
staff, and student body.  The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; applications from women and members of
minority groups are encouraged. 


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