Open Faculty Positions

Open Positions


Korean Language Program - Lecturer

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University invites applications for a benefits-eligible, non-tenure track, full-time Korean language lecturer to begin on September 1, 2018. The term of appointment will be one year. The successful candidate will work with existing faculty members in the Korean Language Program and must be able to teach elementary to advanced Korean language for both heritage and non-heritage language learners. Duties include teaching up to nine quarter-long courses at all levels for heritage and non-heritage learners.  Applicants are required to have 1) a Master’s Degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in foreign language pedagogy, second language education, Korean language/linguistics, applied linguistics, or other related field, 2) teaching experience in U.S. higher education, 3) native or near-native proficiency in both Korean and English. More information on the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures can be found here.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness  (course syllabi and teaching evaluations), teaching statement,  and at least two references.  For full consideration, a recording of the applicant’s classroom teaching demonstration should be made available electronically.  The online application form can be found here.  Questions may be addressed to: asianlac@northwestern.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The review of applications will start on May 17.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

 


Asian Humanities, Associate or Full Professor – position description

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at Northwestern University seeks to appoint a full-time, tenured faculty member in a field in the Asian Humanities beginning in Fall, 2018. We welcome candidates who work across multiple genres and media, from classical to contemporary periods, and in any Asian languages. We are particularly interested in a scholar and teacher who combines intellectual breadth and scholarly distinction in his or her field with a commitment to programmatic leadership and growth.

The successful candidate will join several tenured and tenure-line faculty specializing in Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, and Urdu literature and media cultures, as well as sixteen continuing lecturer faculty in Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, and Korean language in the newly-formed Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. As a new member of a growing department, the candidate should bring excellence in research and teaching, as well as enthusiasm and creativity to developing undergraduate curricula, and, at a future date, building a competitive graduate program.

Applications are no longer being accepted for this position.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and the position is open until filled. Inquiries about the search may be sent to asianlac@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

 


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