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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN KOREAN

Requisition # 73993

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Asian & Slavic Languages & Literature

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (DWLLC) at the University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture. The successful candidate should be able to envision how they would contribute to the advancement of the Korean Studies Program in terms of curriculum development, research, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and interdisciplinary collaboration with various academic units. The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor, effective August 18, 2021.



To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73993. The application materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, a sample of scholastic publication (up to 30 pages), a video of a 30-minute class taught by the applicant (please post the teaching video online and indicate URL in the letter of application), a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) statement, and three letters of recommendation. For the DEI statement, please include a specific example describing how you have implemented, or would implement at the University of Iowa, your beliefs in promoting diversity. Examples may come from your own collegiate level instruction or community outreach experiences. Screening begins November 2, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary videoconference interviews will be conducted in mid-February 2021.



The Department of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

  • PhD in Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture, or related field must be in hand by the time of appointment

Required Qualifications:

  • Native or near-native fluency in Korean and English;

  • Focus on Korean Linguistics, or Korean Literature and Culture as the primary subject of research and education;

  • A record of research experience, using primary sources published in the Korean language; and a proven record of relevant academic publications in the English language.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in organizing academic and cultural events;

  • Experience in curriculum development and Korean Program coordination;

  • Experience in external grant applications.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Sample Syllabi
Sample of scholastic publication (up to 30 pages)
DEI Statement
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:A video of a 30-minute class taught by the applicant (please post the teaching video online and indicate URL in the letter of application).

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
Phillips Hall
16 North Clinton Street
111-C PH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://asian-slavic.uiowa.edu/



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