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Pro Tem Instructor of Korean - Open Pool

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Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Foreign Languages/Linguistics, Instruction

Department: East Asian Languages and Literatures
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should submit:
• A CV
• A cover letter explaining training and experience
• A teaching portfolio (uploaded as “Teaching Statement”), including a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught, sample syllabi, and copies of official teaching evaluations
• Three letters of recommendation (uploaded as “Additional Required Documents”)

Preference will be given to candidates with experience implementing classroom technology and using content-based teaching methodologies.

Department Summary
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures offers programs and courses related to the languages, literatures and cultures of China, Japan and Korea. The department has majors and minors in Japanese and Chinese and a minor in Korean. We also offer graduate programs across all three regions.

Position Summary
The Pro Tem Instructor of Korean will teach Korean language courses at a variety of levels, and will take on other responsibilities associated with these courses such as developing teaching materials, supervising Graduate Employees and meeting and communicating with students. The Pro Tem Instructor of Korean may also be asked to serve on department committees.

Minimum Requirements
• M.A. degree in Korean language pedagogy, linguistics or a related field.
• Experience teaching Korean at the university level.

Professional Competencies
• Knowledge of foreign language teaching methodologies.
• Knowledge of teaching materials development.
• Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
• Ability to teach effectively both independently and in a team environment at a variety of levels (beginning to advanced).
• Sufficient language skills in the target language and English to teach at any level within the curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in implementing classroom technology.
• Experience in using content-based teaching methodologies.

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