The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Global Languages unit, invites applications for one full-time position as a Lecturer in Korean. This is a three-year appointment beginning July 1, 2024, with the possibility of indefinite renewals based on favorable performance reviews. This position includes full benefits. Responsibilities include teaching six Korean language (undergraduate-level) sections annually, developing innovative curricular materials for Korean language instruction, student advising, and other program duties.
Applicants should submit a letter of application; a CV clearly showing requisite qualifications; a syllabus, lesson plan, and example of materials development (from the same class); and three letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for an interview will be requested to submit a 20-minute recorded teaching demonstration.
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.
Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.
Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates must have:
A minimum of a Master’s Degree in either Korean or a related field such as Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, or Applied Linguistics;
Native or near-native spoken and written proficiency in Korean and English;
A minimum of three years of post-degree (M.A.) teaching experience in a North American institution of higher education;
A record of demonstrated excellence in teaching;
A minimum of three years demonstrated experience in language pedagogy, curriculum design and development of new instructional materials (print, audio, video or digital); and
A record of on-going professional engagement and development.
MIT is a world-class educational institution. Teaching and research—with relevance to the practical world as a guiding principle—continue to be its primary purpose. MIT is independent, coeducational, and privately endowed. Its five schools and one college encompass numerous academic departments, divisions, and degree-granting programs, as well as interdisciplinary centers, laboratories, and programs whose work cuts across traditional departmental boundaries. The foreign languages section is in the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science.