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Open position:

Lecturer in Korean – Global Studies and Languages, MIT

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Korean. Global Studies and Languages is seeking a Lecturer with native or near-native fluency in both Korean and English, and who, at a minimum, holds an MA degree in Korean linguistics, applied linguistics, language pedagogy, Korean Studies, or related fields. The initial appointment is for a minimum of one year with the possibility of multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews and assessment of the program. This position includes full benefits, and will start on July 1, 2016.

Responsibilities include teaching six language sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Korean language instruction, advising students, and possibly teaching during IAP (Independent Activities Period) in January.  

Candidates must have:

  •  * A minimum of an MA in Korean language pedagogy, teaching Korean as a second/foreign language, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or instructional technology. PhDs are encouraged to apply.
  • * Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Korean and English.
  • * A minimum of 3-years of Korean language teaching at the college or university level.
  • * A strong record of effective teaching.
  • * Demonstrated interest and experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital).
  • * A record of on-going professional engagement and development.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample of materials development (print or digital), and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be submitted no later than April 15, 2016, via email to

MIT is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and welcomes applications from women, veterans, and members of minority groups.  

Any questions should be directed to Global Studies and Languages: