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Five College Lecturer in Korean, Asian Studies Program (#523)

Date Posted:
04/11/2017
Type/Department:
Faculty in Asian Studies
Search Status:
Search Is Open - Accepting Applications
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Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a Five College Lecturer in Korean based at Mount Holyoke College beginning Fall 2017. This is a full-time appointment initially for one academic year (2017-18) but it may be renewed an additional academic year. Teaching load is five courses per year, and Five College lecturers normally teach on more than one campus each semester. The successful candidate will be expected to offer courses in elementary, intermediate, and/or advanced Korean language. The lecturer will play a vital role in our innovative learning model that accommodates the needs of students spread across the five campuses. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.     

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. At minimum, Master’s degree required. In addition, applicants should have at least three years of experience teaching Korean at all levels (from elementary to advanced) at a college or university.

Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.mtholyoke.edu. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., a statement outlining their philosophy of language acquisition, a statement on mentoring a diverse student body, and copies of teaching evaluations. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees able to comment directly on the applicant’s record of teaching Korean. The search committee will contact the referees listed for selected finalists. Review of applications will begin April 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.