[KS] Position: Assistant Professor of Asian Studies (Korean Language and Culture), CSU Long Beach

Ria Chae riachae at snu.ac.kr
Tue Sep 5 15:43:05 EDT 2017

Colleagues from CSU Long Beach have asked me to help circulate information
about the following job opening.

*California State University, Long Beach*
*Department of Asian and Asian American Studies*

*Assistant Professor of Asian Studies (Korean Language and Culture)*

*Recruitment #2462*
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies (Korean Language and Culture)
*Effective Date* August 20, 2018, (Fall Semester)
*Salary Range* Commensurate with qualifications and experience

*Minimum Qualifications*

   - Ph.D. in East Asian languages and cultures, applied linguistics,
   foreign/second language education, or a relevant area of Korean studies.
   - Degree at time of application or official notification of completion
   of the doctoral degree required by August 1, 2018.
   - Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English
   - Demonstrated effectiveness for teaching
   - Demonstrated potential for research/publication record
   - Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student

*Desired/Preferred Qualifications*

   - Specialization in Korean language, culture, or a related field with
   the ability to teach all levels of Korean language courses including
   content courses in one area (such as contemporary Korean culture) in
   - Experience or strong commitment to working in a foreign/second
   language program serving undergraduate students with the ability to expand
   the program.
   - Experience teaching Korean language and Korean culture courses at
   college level.
   - Research program and publications in the area of desired
   specialization or related field.
   - Experience and interest in the use of technology and the development
   of hybrid courses.
   - Background or experience in applied Korean linguistics and familiarity
   with new pedagogies and methodologies of teaching Korean language and


   - Teach existing courses in Korean language and/or lower and
   upper-division Asian Studies courses appropriate to disciplinary expertise;
   develop and each advanced Korean language and other courses in the area of
   specialization for the Bachelor's degree program in Asian Studies and the
   minor in Korean Language and Culture.
   - Maintain an active research program and profile.
   - Undertake grant writing and development projects that promote the
   departmental mission.
   - Collaborate in assessment planning and implementation.
   - Advance the department’s educational and research mission through
   curricular initiatives.
   - Advise students studying abroad in South Korea and participate in
   study abroad activities.
   - Enhance departmental profile throughout the University and the
   Southern California community.
   - Participate in service to department, college, university and
   community as appropriate.

*CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the
University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our
students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students
who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse
socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and
gender expressions.  CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce
as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to
maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich
variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.*

*Required Documentation*

   - A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences,
   successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population
   (approximately one page, single-spaced)
   - Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred
   - CV (including current email address)
   - Names and contact information for three references
   - Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
   - Three current letters of recommendation
   - Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three
   current and original letters of recommendation, and an official transcript

A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone
reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily
before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application
status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who
apply for the position.

All required documentation shall be submitted electronically through:

Requests for information should be addressed to:

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Asian and Asian American Studies
Attn: Michelle Okawa
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-1002

michelle.okawa at csulb.edu or *(562) 985-4645*
*Application Deadline*
Review of applications to begin October 15, 2017
Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population
can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and
respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard
to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical
condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.
CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ria Chae

Institute for Korean Studies,
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Indiana University
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