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Korean Language Lecturer in the East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies Department

Position overview

Salary range: See Table 15 for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $66,259-$72,404. Percent appointments may vary.
Percent time: 55.55%
Anticipated start: July 1, 2024

Application Window

Open date: April 25, 2024

Most recent review date: Thursday, May 16, 2024 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a part-time Lecturer in Korean Language. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Korean language courses at the elementary and intermediate levels and to work closely with the program coordinator to prepare course materials, develop course curriculum, and organize program-related events.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Bachelor’s Degree at time of application.
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Native or near-native proficiency in both Korean and English, as evidenced in application materials and the interview.
Preferred qualifications
  • Experience teaching Korean in an English-speaking country.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV. Please include a list of courses taught with dates and universities indicated.

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Statement

  • One Lesson Plan - One lesson plan for one unedited video demonstration of Korean language teaching. Please upload the video to SNS such as YouTube and include video link in the lesson plan.

Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required

Applicants should provide the names and contact information for 2 references and must request letters of reference within the system in order to complete application requirements.

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Job location

Santa Barbara, CA